Brassica rapa chinensis is smaller than Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa pekinensis)
Complementary production manual for asian vegetables including flat cabbage, chinese broccoli, chinese cabbage, chinese mustard, kohlrabi, oriental radish, bittermelon, chayote, fuzzy melon, long gourd, angled luffa, smooth luffa, and snake gourd.
Includes the following information:
Seeding and Planting Information
University of Florida, IFAS Extension
This publication is a guide to lawful use of sprayable chemicals intended for control of plant diseases affecting vegetables grown in Florida. For each crop, products are listed by FRAC code in alphabetical order to help differentiate products based on their active ingredient(s) and their specific mode of action(s).
University of Florida, IFAS
This bulletin presents the framework for the nutrient recommendations for vegetable crops given in the new MSU nutrient recommendation program. A subsequent bulletin will provide more management information to complement basic details of the recommendations for individual crops.
Michigan State University
Damage to leafy vegetables results from holes chewed in leaves by caterpillars and beetles, leaf mining by fly larvae and disease transmission and head contamination by piercing sucking insects. Major pests of these crops are beet and southern armyworms, cutworms, cabbage loopers, dipterous leafminers, aphids, cucumber beetles and wireworms. Less common pests of leafy vegetables include seedcorn maggot, seedcorn beetle and corn earworm.
University of Florida IFAS Extension
Trials investigated 1-MCP (1-methylcyclopropene) as a pre-storage treatment for freshly harvested whole heads or stems of choy sum (Chinese flowering cabbage), kailaan (Chinese flowering broccoli), Shanghai buk choy, buk choy, coriander, spearmint and Thai basil. Strategies for optimising 1-MCP fumigation effects included varying both the concentration of fumigant and its application time.
Diseases caused by Alternaria species are very common and are worldwide in their occurrance. Important host plants include a variety of crops such as apples, broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, potatoes, Chinese cabbage, tomatoes, bok choy, an citrus, plus many plants used as ornamentals and number of weeds.
University of California Cooperative Extension
The demand for ethnic vegetables is rapidly increasing in the United States. A large ethnic Asian population and health-conscious American consumer’s desire for variety play a major role in boosting the demand for Asian vegetables. Asian vegetables are those that have originated from East Asia (China, Japan and Korea) and Southeast Asia ( Indonesia, Laos, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, etc.).
Ohio State University Extension
AAA Growers is one of the leading exporters of Premium & Convenience vegetables from Kenya
Out of a small trial project growing tomatoes, the concept of AAA Growers was borne. Initially, setup in conjunction with the lending arm of the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), as a micro finance oriented project, today, AAA Growers is one of the leading exporters of Premium & Convenience vegetables from Kenya.
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