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Fruit & Vegetable Production - GAP, IPM, Pest Control, Weed Control, Organic

Composting Methods

Composting does not fully decompose all degradable organic materials. Because of various conditions, composting depends on the purpose, scale of production, materials, site, and climate. But whether it is for a small farm or a commercial plant, the first consideration in composting is processing...
Yuh-Ming Huang
Food & Fertilizer Technology Center

El cultivo de sandia apirena injertada, bajo invernadero, en el litorial mediterráneo español

El fin primordial del injerto en los cultivos hortícolas es obtener resistencias a enfermedades del suelo y, por tanto, posibilitar el cultivo de ciertas especies en aquellos suelos que harían ese cultivo imposible. El injerto es la unión de dos porciones de tejido vegetal...
Francisco Camacho Ferre
Eduardo J. Fernández Rodríguez
Caja Rural de Almería

Effect of NPK fertilizer on fruit yield and yield components of pumpkin ( Cucurbita pepo Linn.)

Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo Linn.) is a vegetable crop often grown without fertilizer by peasant farmers in Nigeria. With the increased pressure on land resources for other competing uses, farmers have adopted the use of fertilizers to boost crop productivity. This study was carried out for the...
FM Oloyede
GO Agbaje
IO Obisesan
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development

Summer Cover Crops

There is growing interest in the use of shortseason summer annual legumes or grasses as cover crops and green manures in vegetable production systems. Cover crops can provide a significant source of nitrogen (N) for subsequent crops; reduce erosion, runoff, and potential pollution of surface...
N.G. Creamer
K. R. Baldwin
North Carolina State University

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

Effect of mycorrhizal inoculants in the development of Mexican landrace avocado rootstocks

The aim of this work was to assess the effect of two arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) inoculants in the development of avocado rootstocks. Seeds of Mexican landrace avocado (Persea americana Mill. var. drymifolia) were used, with two commercial inoculants: T1 containing Glomus fasciculatum, G....
Edgar Castro Alvarado
Ana Tztzqui Chávez Bárcenas
Pedro Antonio García Saucedo
Leovigilda Reyes Ramírez
Ana Elizabeth Bárcenas Ortega
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems

La Técnica de Aplicación de Pesticidas

Cuando el productor decide defender su cultivo del ataque de diversas plagas y enfermedades, es necesario que adopte la metodología de control que resulte más eficiente. De este modo, el esfuerzo económico realizado tendrá la mayor recompensa, a través de un...
Raúl F. del Monte
INTA Argentina

El cultivo del Papayo

  Aspectos de la producción, manejo en post-cosecha y comercialización Contenidos Denominación botánica Variedades Morfología y anatomía Ambiente ecológico Clima Suelos Aspectos fisiológicos Establecimiento...
Comisión Nacional de Fruticultura
Comisión Nacional de Fruticultura, Perú

Producing Shiitake Mushrooms

A Guide for Small-Scale Outdoor Cultivation on Logs The two most popular mushrooms in the world are the common button mushroom (Agaricus spp.) and the shiitake or black forest mushroom (Lentinus edodes), shown below. The shiitake, meaning “mushroom of the shii (oak tree)” in Japanese,...
Jeanine M. Davis
Jean Harrison
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Sweet Cherry Orchard Establishment in the Pacific Northwest: Important Considerations for Success

Regularly producing sustainable yields of high-quality cherries is possible only where site and other conditions are near optimal. Properly evaluating a prospective orchard location, determining available resources, and establishing the orchard take careful planning. Because establishing an...
Lynn E. Long
Clive Kaiser
Oregon State University • University of Idaho • Washington State University