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Asparagus Year-Round IPM Program Annual Checklist

These practices are recommended for a monitoring-based IPM program that enhances pest control and reduces environmental quality problems related to pesticide use. Water quality becomes impaired when pesticides and sediments move off-site and into water. Air quality becomes impaired...
US Davis
US Davis

Citrus Year-Round IPM Program

These practices are recommended for a monitoring-based IPM program that reduces water and air quality problems related to pesticide use. Track your progress through the year using this form. Water quality becomes impaired when pesticides move off-site and into water. Air quality becomes...
UC Davis
UC Davis

Producción Artesanal de Semillas de Hortalizas para la Huerta Familiar

  El manual técnico "Producción Artesanal de Semillas de Hortalizas para laAgricultura Familiar" pretende instruir de manera didáctica y con un fuerte enfoque práctico la producción in situ de semillas de hortalizas. Tiene su origen y da continuidad...
Alexander Cornejo
FAO

Commercial Production of Pickling & Slicing Cucumbers in North Carolina

Both pickling and slicing cucumbers have been included in this bulletin because many production practices are similar for both types. When necessary, distinctions are made between the cucumber types. Table of Contents Introduction Cultural Management Harvesting and Handling Pest...
Jonathan R. Schultheis
Charles W. Averre
Michael D. Boyette
Edmund A. Estes
Gerald J. Holmes
David W. Monks
Kenneth A. Sorensen
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Raw Materials Used for Composting

Large amounts of agricultural by-products or livestock wastes are produced annually in Taiwan. Hogs excrete about 73 x 104 mt/year; chickens, 186 x 104 mt/year; and cattle, 30 x 104 mt/year. Annually, by-products from bagasse amount to 31 x 104 mt; straw, 31 x 104 mt; rice husk, 1.7 x 104 mt; bark...
Chong-Ho Wang
Yu-Wen Lin
Wei-Ten Huang
Li-Rong Chiu
Food & Fertilizer Technology Center

Manual del cultivo de la cebolla: Labranzas de conducción cultural

Las labranzas que se realizan durante la conducción cultural deben ser efectuadas con la finalidad de: Favorecer el desarrollo del cultivo Mejorar la eficiencia del riego Contribuir al control de malezas La frecuencia de intervención con esas labores mecánicas deben...
Raúl del Monte
INTA Argentina

Fruit skin side cracking and ostiole-end splitting shorten postharvest life in fresh figs (Ficus carica L.), but are reduced by deficit irrigation

  Side cracking and ostiole-end splitting skin damage affected decay development and the percentage of sound fruit during fresh fig (Ficus carica L.) postharvest handling and marketing. Modification of current grading standard tolerances according to cultivar is suggested to protect the...
Michelle Kong
Bruce Lampinen
Ken Shackel
Carlos H. Crisosto
Postharvest Biology and Technology

Burgundy Black Truffle Cultivation in an Agroforestry Practice

The two best candidate species for truffle cultivation in the south-central U.S. are the Burgundy truffle (Tuber aestivum Vitt., syn. T. uncinatum Ch.) and the Périgord black truffle (T. melanosporum Vitt., Fig. 1b). These common names (Burgundy truffle and Périgord black truffle)...
Johann Bruhn
Michelle Hall
University of Missouri

Management of Tomato Leaf Spot Caused by Alternaria tenuissima Wiltshire using Salicylic Acid and Agrileen

Alternaria tenuissima was isolated from tomato showing symptoms of leaf spot disease cultivated under greenhouse conditions from Asir region, Saudi Arabia. The ability of salicylic acid (SA) and the newly prepared bioactive matter "Agrileen" (AG) to suppress the leaf spot disease of...
Ramadan Agamy
Saad Alamri
Mahmoud F.M. Moustafa
Mohamed Hashem
International Journal of Agriculture & Biology

Aspectos a considerar en una instalación de cultivo hidropónico

  La técnica de hidroponía, o cultivo sin suelo, requiere una serie de dotaciones técnicas imprescindibles para poder sacar el máximo provecho de ella. Muchas veces se piensa que la clave del éxito radica en "complejas" soluciones nutritivas...
Javier Sanz de Galdeano
Amaya Uribarri
Salomón Sádaba
Goyo Aguado
Juan del Castillo
Navarra Agraria