Plant Pathology, Disease Control of Fruit and Vegetables

Cocoa (Chocolate Bean) Growing in The Florida Home Landscape

  Table of Contents: Description Varieties Climate Propagation Production Spacing Planting a Cocoa Tree Site Selection Plating in Sandy Soil Planting in Rockland Soil Planting on a Mound Care of Cocoa Tress in the Home Landscape Pruning Insect Pests Diseases Harvest      ...
Jonathan H. Crane
Carlos F. Balerdi
Gene Joyner
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

Current Status of Fungi Associated with Strawberry (FragariaXananassa Duch.) Dry Wilt in Guanajuato, Mexico

  Strawberry dry wilt (FragariaXananassa Duch.) is the main disease in this crop at the state of Guanajuato, Mexico. It causes losses of up to 7.5 Mg ha-1 (50 % of the production). In Guanajuato this disease is associated with 14 fungi species, Fusarium oxysporum is the...
Luis A. Mariscal-Amaro
Alfredo Rivera-Yerena
Pedro A. Dávalos-González
Daniel Ávila-Martínez

Diversidad de Hongos en Cinco Cultivares de Mango (Mangifera Indica L.) del Banco de Germoplasma del INIA-CENIAP, Maracay

  El Campo Experimental del INIA-CENIAP, en Maracay, Venezuela, dispone de un banco de germoplasma con una elevada diversidad de cultivares de mango, pero en años recientes se ha detectado la muerte de gran cantidad de árboles en diferentes accesiones. Entre los...
Carlos Pacheco
María Suleima González
Edward Manzanilla

Influence of 2, 3-Dihydro-2, 2-Dimethyl Benzofuran Rates and Okra Varieties on The Incidence of Flea Beetle

  Okra, Abelmoschus esculentus L. (Syn. Hibiscus esculentus) is an important vegetable crop cultivated mainly for its immature edible green fruits that are known for their high levels of vitamins A, C and some minerals. Unfortunately, insect pests are a major setback for commercial...
E.O. Ogah
African Crop Science Journal

Secuenciación del Genoma del Potato Yellow Vein Virus (PYVV) y Desarrollo de Una Prueba Molecular para Detección

  El Potato yellow vein virus (PYVV) es uno de los virus más limitantes en cultivos de papa de la región andina. Es transmitido por moscas blancas y por tubérculos-semilla, por lo que la disponibilidad de métodos de detección resulta fundamental para su ...
Daniela Álvarez-Yepes
Pablo A. Gutiérrez-Sánchez
Mauricio Marín-Montoya

Hyperspectral Evaluation of Venturia inaequalis Management Using the Disease Predictive Model RIMpro in the Northeastern U.S.

  Use of hyperspectral spectroradiometers allows for information on different light bands to be captured, allowing for identification of plant health status. Apple scab is the most important disease in the production of apples. RIMpro is a web-based decision support system (DDS...
Matthew Wallhead
Heping Zhu
Kirk Broders
Agricultural Sciences

Genetic Diversity of Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) Begomovirus in Togo

  Geminiviruses, in particular the members of the genus Begomovirus, are considered to be a major phytosanitary problem for tomato crops production in the world. They are responsible for yield losses of up to 20% to 100%. Regrettably, Togo is not spared from this situation. This...
Assion Sétu Mivedor
Justin Simon Pita
Kossikouma Djodji Adjata
Jérôme Duclercq
Yawovi Mawuena Dieudonné Gumedzoe
Agricultural Sciences

2017 Vegetable Production Handbook for Florida - Cucurbits

  Table of Contents: Botany and Planting Cultivars Asian Cucurbits Cultivars  
Josh H. Freeman
Eugene J. McAvoy
Nathan S. Boyd
Monica Ozores-Hampton
Mathews Paret
Qingren Wang
Christian F. Miller
Joseph W. Noling
Xavier Martini
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

Cornell High Tunnels Crop Guide - Tomato

  Table of Contents: Structures and Trellising Timing Bed Preparation Fertillization Irrigation Varieties Pests and Diseases
Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Evaluation of Tomato Lines against Septoria Leaf Spot under Field Conditions and Its Effect on Fruit Yield

  Field studies were conducted at Hazara Agriculture Research Station, Abbottabad to evaluate thirteen AVRDC lines along with one commercial check (Roma) for potential of fruit yield against  septoria leaf spot during summer season 2014. The disease established itself by natural...
Zishan Gul
Mehboob Ahmed
Zaheer Ullah Khan
Bilal Khan
Mazhar Iqbal
Agricultural Sciences