Organic Vegetable & Fruit Production, Insect & Disease Control

Pesticidal Soap Material Fact Sheet

USDA - NOP STATUS: Allowed for use as insecticide, miticide, algicide, and moss killer. Ammonium soaps are permitted as animal repellants provided there is no contact with edible portion of crop or with soil. Soap is not currently permitted for use as a fungicide or herbicide. (NOP 2000). The USDA-...
Cornell Organic Resource Guide
Cornell University

Growing Cassava the Organic Way

  Contents: Selection of suitable cultivars. Proper preparation of cuttings and planting. Enhancement of soil fertility to improve yields. Increasing plant persistence against pests, diseases and weeds. Harvest and proper storage.
FiBL, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Switzerland
FiBL, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Switzerland.

Organic Certification (African Organic Agriculture Manual Booklet Series)

    Contents: Why certify your products as organic? Which certification system do I need? Step 1: Conversion planning Step 2: Decision to pursue certification Step 3: Application and agreement Step 4: Recordkeeping Step 5: Annual inspection Step 6: Certification Traceability
FiBL, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Switzerland
FiBL, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture

Asistencia técnica dirigida en cosecha y post cosecha de banano orgánico

Como en todos los cultivos, las etapas de cosecha y poscosecha requieren un cuidado a fin de conservar la calidad de la fruta. Y esta buena calidad pueda ser mantenida hasta el punto final que es el consumidor. La modalidad de cosecha, varían en las regiones donde se cultivan, a veces estas...
Ulises Vegas Rodríguez
Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina

Cherries: Organic Production

This publication focuses on organic pest and disease control and other topics relevant to organic production of both tart and sweet cherries. It introduces the Canadian bush cherry and discusses climatic considerations for cherry production. Information on marketing is included, as are further...
Guy K. Ames

Crop Rotation on Organic Farms: A Planning Manual

Crop rotation is a critical feature of all organic cropping systems because it provides the principal mechanism for building healthy soils, a major way to control pests, and a variety of other benefits. Crop rotation means changing the type of crop grown on a particular piece of land from year to...
Charles L. Mohler
Sue Ellen Johnson
Jody Bolluyt
Peter Lowy
Margaret Tuttle McGrath
Anusuya Rangarajan
Kimberly A. Stoner
Eric Toensmeier
Harold van Es
Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES)

Control de fumagina (Capnodium mangiferae Cooke & Brown) con biofungicidas en hojas y frutos de mango “Manila”

La fumagina (Capnodium mangiferae Cooke & Broome) es una de las enfermedades más importantes en México, después de la antracnosis (Colletotrichum gloeosporioides Penz.) y la roña (Elsinoe mangiferae Bitanc. & Jenkins), que afecta el rendimiento y la apariencia...
Andres Rebolledo-Martinez
Ana Lid del Angel-Pérez
Nain Peralta-Antonio
Gabriel Díaz-Padilla
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems

Antifungal Activity of Different Extracts of Chenopodium album against Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cepae, the Cause of Onion Basal Rot

Antifungal potential of different parts of Chenopodium album L. was examined against Fusarium oxysporum Schlechtend. f. sp. cepae (Hans.) Snyder and Hansen, the cause of basal rot disease of onion (Allium cepa L.). In screening bioassays, the effect of different concentrations (0.5, 1.0, …3...
Saima Rauf
Arshad Javaid
International Journal of Agriculture and Biology

Organic production of tomatoes in the amazon region by plants grafted on wild Solanum rootstocks

  The production of organically grown tomatoes in the Amazonian region of Brazil is difficult due to inherent phytosanitary issues. The objectives of the present investigation were to evaluate the productivity of grafted tomato plants (Solanum lycopersicum cv. Santa Adélia) grown...
Elaine Aparecida de Paula Farias
Regina Lúcia Félix Ferreira
Sebastião Elviro de Araújo Neto
Fabiana Cruz Costa
Damaris Suelen Nascimento
Ciência e Agrotecnologia

African Organic Agriculture Training Manual: Mangoes Crop Management

Mango trees (Mangifera indica L.) are cultivated in many countries of East, South and West Africa. In these countries, mangoes contribute to farmer family diets as well as serving as a cash crop. Mangoes are a delicate fruit and, therefore, sensitive to transport, which limits trade opportunities...
Lukas Kilcher
Brian Ssebunya
FiBL, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Switzerland