Vegetarian Newsletter


Horticultural Sciences Department
A Vegetable Crops Extension Publication

March 2007

 


 

Announcements & News

 

The online version of the 2006-2007 Vegetable Production Handbook is now available online! Click here to visit it now.

 

Update on Methyl Bromide Critical Use Exemption
Click here to see the update

USDA Preharvest Security Guidelines and Checklist 2006

The USDA Preharvest Security Guidelines and Checklist 2006 is available at http://www.usda.gov/documents/PreHarvestSecurity_final.pdf. The document provides preharvest security resources and guidelines to for agricultural produces to help reduce security risks.

New EDIS Horticulture Publications

"Identificación y Control Postcosecha de las Enfermedades del Tomate en la Florida" was released by EDIS (http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/HS334). This publication is a spanish version of "Identifying and Controlling Postharvest Tomato Diseases in Florida" (http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/HS131) and was written by Michael J. Mahovic, Steven A. Sargent, Jerry A. Bartz y Elena E. Lon Kan. The publication features valuable information on how to control common tomato diseases. Click on the links in the descriptions above to read this great publication!

"Using In-Row Pollenizers for Seedless Watermelon Production" was released by EDIS (http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/HS333). This publication was written by Joshua Freeman and Steven Olson. The publication provides information on the use of In -Row pollenizers with seeded (triplod) watermelons including characteristics and prices of pollenizers Click on the link in the description above to read this new publication!

"Series del Manejo de Vegetales en Florida - Tipos de Tomate Roma y Redondo" was released by EDIS (http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/HS329). This publication is a spanish version of VHO79 (http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/VH079) and was written by Steven A. Sargent, Jeffrey K. Brecht, Teresa Olczyk and Elena Lon Kan. The publication features valuable information on Nutritional Value, Cultivar Selection and much more. Click on the links in the descriptions above to read this great publication!

University of Florida Potato Variety Spot Light: Red LaSoda was released by EDIS (http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/HS323). This publication was written by Chad M. Hutchinson, Doug Gergela, Tom Donovan, David Dinkins and Edsel Redden. The publication highlights the 'Red LaSoda' variety of potato and features valuable information on planting, Fertilization and growth and more. Click on the links in the descriptions above to read this great new publication!

 

Direct link to the BMP Manual for Vegetables & Agronomic Crops in Florida