The market for organic food products in the Netherlands is growing; however, supply shortages are hampering the grow th of the market. The Republic of South Africa (RSA) has the advantage of being able to produce organic food products during the European winter seas on, as it is located in the southern hemisphere. Sourcing organic products from the RSA could therefore amelio- rate the current shortness of supply.
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This guide for organic production of carrots provides an outline of cultural and pest management practices and includes topics that have an impact on improving plant health and reducing pest problems. It is divided into sections, but the int errelated quality of organic cropping systems makes each section relevant to the others.
Cornell University Cooperative Extension
The Guide is divided into three sections. The first section provides cultural information and management practices for a number of important vegetable crop groups. For each family, key pests and disease problems are described. Cultural methods and management practices that will help control each problem are listed, as well as materials that may be recommended for use.
Edo Freight (PTY) LTD. is the center of trade for fruit and vegetables Freight in South Africa and rest of the world.This remarkable company is located in City Deep, only 5km south of Johannesburg´s central business district and 26km from OR Tambo International Airport. The Market can easily be accessed from the main freeways, drawing the largest concentration and diversity of buyers from all over the country and the continent particularly neighbouring countries such as Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, Zambia, DRC Congo, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
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At times, it is necessary to transport or store different commodities together. In such mixed loads it is very important to combine only those commodities that are compatible with respect to their requirements for:
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service
Vegetable seeds can be saved to sow new crops in the future, but not all seeds are suitable for saving. Varieties suitable for seed saving include local varieties that have been grown in one region for a very long time, self-pollinating crops (for example, beans and peas), and open-pollinated varieties of some cross-pollinating crops (for example, pepper, cucumber and carrot).
AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center
Specific Common Diseases:
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