Vegetarian Newsletter

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Horticultural Sciences Department
A Vegetable Crops Extension Publication

June 2006

 


 

Announcements & News

 

The Vegetable Production Handbook

The latest edition of the Vegetable Production Handbook is now up and available online at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/TOPIC_GUIDE_Vegetable_Production_Guide_for_Florida. The handbook provides up-to-date information on a wide variety of topics in vegetable production and will be of use to those in the vegetable industry or anyone growing vegetables in Florida.

New EDIS Postharvest Horticulture Publication

The first revision of the Handling Florida Vegetable Series, “Round and Roma Tomato Types” was just released by EDIS (http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/VH079). This completely new bulletin was written by Steve Sargent, Jeff Brecht and Teresa Olczyk and features the latest information from our studies with these tomato types, describing in detail handling procedures from harvest through shipping to ensure the highest quality. Important topics covered include: varieties, harvest maturity, dump tank management, grading, gas room management, temperature management, and shipping.

 

Direct link to BMP in Florida Vegetables & Agronomic Crops