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Vegetable and Fruit Production Guides, Horticulture Manuals

Three Non-Circulating Hydroponic Methods For Growing Lettuce

  Three non-circulating hydroponic methods for growing lettuce are described which do not require electricity, pumps or wicks. All of the nutrient solution is added prior to planting or transplanting. In the simplest system, lettuce is seeded in a tapered plastic net pot filled with growing...
B.A. Kratky
University of Hawaii

Organic Cultivation of Mangoes

  The mango grows best in tropical summer rain regions, at temperatures between 24°C and 28°C. Despite being fully foliated, the trees are remarkably resistant against drying out. A dry period or cooler temperatures enliven the blossoming and the production of mangoes. A period of...
Franz Augstburger
Jörn Berger
Udo Censkowsky
Petra Heid
Joachim Milz
Christine Streit.
Naturland e.V.

Caribbean Pineapple Production and Post Harvest Manual

  This manual describes the best practices in all aspects of commercial pineapple production and post-harvest handling, utilizing materials, technologies and support services that are generally available to the Caribbean farmer. The manual incorporates the principles of Good Agricultural...
Gregory Robin
Ronald Pilgrim
Sharon Jones
Dorian Etienne
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI)

Aguacate Variedades, Cultivo y Producción en Nuevo León

El Aguacate (Persea americana Mill.), árbol de la familia Lauraceae y de origen mesoamericano, reviste una importancia creciente día a día, ya que frecuentemente son reconocidas nuevas propiedades y beneficios para la salud humana, además de la conocida importancia...
Sergio Moreno Limón
Alejandra Rocha Estrada
Marco Antonio Alvarado Vázquez
Marisela Guadalupe Salgado Mora
Erika Patricia Pinson Rincón
Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León

Improve Your Sugarloaf Pineapple Production: Illustrated Manual for Organic Farmers in Ghana

   Table of contents Introduction What is organic agriculture? Principles of organic agriculture Benefits of organic farming Recommended practices Land preparation Clearing Weeding Mulching Bush burning Planting Materials for...
Agro Eco West Africa Team
FAO

Growing Grapes in Indiana

Grapes are the most widely grown commercial fruit crop in the world, and also one of the most popular fruit cropsfor home production. Though grapes are adapted to awide range of climates, the best production occurs in regions that meet certain specific climatic conditions. ...
Bruce P. Bordelon
Purdue University

Guía Técnica del Cultivo del Plátano

  El Plátano es una planta herbácea, perteneciente a la familia de las Musáceas, que consta de un tallo subterráneo (Cormo ó Rizoma) del cual brota un Pseudotallo aéreo; el Cormo emite raíces y yemas laterales que formaran los hijos o reto...
Mauricio Guerrero
Centro Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria y Foresta, El Salvador

Manual Técnico del Cultivo de la Uva (Vitis Labrusca) en el Departamento del Huila

  Contenidos: Generalidades de la uva (Vitis vinífera) Composición nutricional Condiciones agroecológicas Datos fenologicos Establecimiento del cultivo Variedades, manejo de semilleros y almacigos Desinfección por solarizacion Vacunaci...
Oswaldo Puerto Guerrero
Carlos Alberto Cabrera
Candido Herrera González
Secretaría Técnica Cadena Productiva Frutícola

German Chamomile Production

German chamomile is an anual plant that is native to Southern and Western  Europe, and North and West Asia. It has been cultivated in North America and Australia where it is naturalised. Roman chamomile, a perennial species, has similar uses. Dried chamomile flower is an age-old medicinal...
Department of Agriculture, Rorestry and Fisheries
Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Guía Técnica para el Cultivo de Fresa

  La presente guía técnica sobre el manejo del cultivo de la fresa (Fragaria vesca L.), es resultado del trabajo del Instituto de Investigación y Capacitación Agropecuaria, Acuícola y Forestal del Estado de México (ICAMEX) y los...
Marco Antonio Esquivel Sánchez
Jaime Segura Lazcano
ICAMEX