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

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

Manual de Cultivo del Cultivo Sandía (Citrullus lanatus) y Melón (Cucumis melo L.)

La planta de sandía es rastrera, con tallos que alcanzan 4 m ó 5 m de longitud, con zarcillos ramificados. Su sistema radical – al igual que el melón – es extenso, pero superficial. Las guías y las hojas son pubescentes. Las hojas son ovaladas...
Víctor Escalona C.
Pablo Alvarado V.
Hernán Monardes M.
Claudio Urbina Z.
Alejandra Martin B.
Universidad de Chile

Conservation Tillage on Organic Farms

Two-hundred years of tillage have taken their toll on America’s farm soils. The moldboard plow, extensive tillage, and other soil management practices have promoted wind and water erosion, costly nutrient losses from farm fields due to runoff and leaching, and a serious depletion of soil...
Keith R. Baldwin
CEFS NC State University

Early Navel Orange Fruit Yield, Quality, and Maturity in Response to Late-season Water Stress

  The objective of this study was to measure effects of late-season water stress on fruit yield, size, quality, and color of an early-maturing navel orange cultivar, Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck ‘Beck-Earli’. Three irrigation regimes were initiated in August in the southern San...
Craig E. Kallsen
Blake Sanden
Mary Lu Arpaia
HortScience

Biological Control and Natural Enemies

  Biological control is the beneficial action of predators, parasites, pathogens, and competitors in controlling pestsand their damages. Biocontrol provided by these living organisms (collectively called "natural enemies") is especially important for reducing the number of pests...
S.H. Dreistadt
University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources

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