Plant Pathology, Disease Control of Fruit and Vegetables

How can I Manage Pests and Diseases Naturally?

  Farmers consider organisms which reduce their crop yields as pests and diseases. Insects, birds or other animals are considered as pests, whenever they cause damage to crops or to stored produce. Fungi, bacteria and viruses are recognized as diseases, when they interrupt or modify the vital...
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture

Cultivation of Tomato

  Tomato is one of the most widely cultivated crops in the world. It is an important source of vitamins and an important cash crop for smallholders and medium-scale commercial farmers. This Agrodok focuses on good practices for growing a healthy tomato crop and obtaining a reasonably steady...
Shankara Naika
Joep van Lidt de Jeude
Marja de Goffau
Martin Hilmi
Barbara van Dam

Sustainable Food Production Practices in the Caribbean

  Contents: 1. The role of small producers, family farms and women farmers in sustainable food production and food security 2. Youth: Adding value to agriculture in the Caribbean 3. Small animal production systems: Rabbits and ducks 4. Rain shelters and net-houses for vegetable production 5....
Wayne G. Ganpat
Wendy-Ann P. Isaac
Ian Randle Publishers

Ensayo de Cultivares de Tomate (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) Tolerantes al Virus del Rizado Amarillo del Tomate (TYLCV) en Invernadero

  Se realizó en la campaña 2001/2002 un ensayo con 7 cultivares de tomates tolerantes al Virus del Rizado Amarillo del Tomate (TYLCV, Tomato Yelow Leaf Curl Virus), frente a un TESTIGO no tolerante (DANIELA), con el objetivo de conocer la respuesta productiva, comportamiento...
J.C. Gázquez Garrido
D. Meca
E. Toledo
Cajamar Caja Rural

Improved Plantain

  The cultivation of plantain is underexploited due to inadequate provision of good quality propagation material. The negative influence of parasites also leads to the use of poor quality suckers, resulting in a growth cycle of over two years. The return on the effort put in by farmers is...
E. Lionelle Ngo-Samnick

Septoria Leaf Spot of Tomato

  Contents: Pathogen  Host Crops and Plants Host Parts Affected Identification Favorable Environmental Conditions for Disease General Disease Management Disease Control for Conventional Growers Disease Control for Organic Growers Disease Control for Home Growers
North Carolina State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Tolerancia de Plantas de Fresa (Fragaria x ananassa Duch.) Premicorrizadas con Rhizophagus intraradices e Inoculadas con PGPR’s a Phytophthora capsici

  La tolerancia a la marchitez causada por el oomiceto Phytophthora capsici en fresa (Fragaria x ananassa Duch.) variedad Festival, se evaluó mediante premicorrización con el hongo Rhizophagus intraradices e inoculación con un consorcio de rizobacterias promotoras del...
María Serret-López
David Espinosa-Victoria
Olga Gómez-Rodríguez
Julián Delgadillo-Martínez

Composite Effect of Propolis and Gum Arabic to Control Postharvest Anthracnose and Maintain Quality of Papaya during Storage

  Anthracnose caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides is the most prevalent postharvest disease of papaya that results in major economic losses. To investigate the effect of ethanolic extract of propolis (EEP) alone or in combination with gum arabic (GA) on control of postharvest anthracnoase...
Asgar Ali
Chen Khan Cheong
Noosheen Zahid
International Journal of Agricultural and Biology

Efectos de los Plaguicidas Utilizados para el Control de la Sigatoka Negra en Plantaciones Bananeras en México, Así como su Efecto en el Ambiente y la Salud Pública

  Las plantaciones bananeras en México son fuente de generación de empleos, sin embargo, son afectadas por diversos patógenos, entre ellos Mycosphaerella fijiensis, causante de la enfermedad conocida como Sigatoka negra. El principal método de control de este pat...
Xenia Mena-Espino
Yeni Couoh-Uicab
Tecnociencia Chihuahua

Nematicidal Effects of Carbofuran and GC-MS Analysis of its Residue in Pineapple Fruits

  Concerns over the safety of food items from fields treated with nematicides had risen in recent times. In this study, two field experiments arranged in a Randomized Complete Block Design were conducted to assess the efficacy of poultry manure and carbofuran in suppressing nematode population...
Fisayo Daramola
Stephen Afolami
Ololade Enikuomehin
Conrad Omonhinmin
Abiodun Adebayo
International Journal of Agricultural and Biology