This category mainly contains sites with information on vegetables that will be of interest to the commercial grower, keen gardener and to those who take an interest in the science of vegetables.
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AVRDC: The World Vegetable Center
International organization that aims to increase production and consumption of vegetables in tropical developing countries. Focus is on seed distribution, new technologies, crops and training.
Factsheet on the cultivation of this crop with special reference to North Carolina.
Commercial Vegetable Production
Information on cultural practices, economics, irrigation, nutrition and fertilizers, pest management, post-harvest procedures and marketing.
Commodity Growing Guides: Leeks
Factsheet from the NSW Department of Primary Industries including climate, soil, fertiliser, planting, weed control, irrigation and harvesting.
Commodity Growing Guides: Sweet Corn
Illustrated factsheet from the NSW Department of Primary Industries including information on the fresh and processing industry, cultivars, general cultivation, integrated pest management and harvesting.
Homepage for Cornell University. This is the gateway to an extensive resource backup for the commercial vegetable grower.
Fertilization of Vegetables on Organic Soils in Florida
Results of various studies on the response to the use of fertililizers in sweet corn, celery, romaine, escarole, endive and radish.
Growers IPM Guide for Florida Tomato and Pepper Production
Discussion of the general principles involved in managing these crops.
Factsheet on this crop, its history, uses, varieties and cultivation.
Microclimate Modification with Plasticulture
Information on extending the growing season for vegetable crops by using plastic mulches, mini-tunnels and floating row covers, with the benefits and disadvantages of each.
Plant Petiole Sap-testing For Vegetable Crops
Information on this process designed to optimise fertilizer use, especially for drip-irrigated vegetables.
A family business in Berkeley County, WV, growing specialty organic vegetables. It received its organic certification in 2002 and provides an internship program and on-farm research
Spinach Production in California
Information on growing this crop, its harvesting, handling and marketing. [PDF]
Vegetable Research & Information Center - University of California
Information on the cultivation, production and harvesting of vegetables in California for farmers and home gardeners. Biotechnology, composting, fertilizers, irrigation and postharvest techniques also included.
Vegetable and Fruit Improvement Center
Part of the Horticultural Department of Texas A&M University set up to develop vegetable and fruit research programs. Explains the aims behind the research and the programs taking place to educate people about the health benefits of eating fruit and vegetables.
Vegetable Crops - University of Florida
Information on commercial vegetable production, vegetable gardening and aspects of the vegetable industry.
Vegetable Program - University of Saskatchewan
Provide commercial and hobby producers of Saskatchewan with up to date, locally relevant, production, handling, and marketing information.
Vegetable Statistics - US Department of Agriculture
Data from the National Agricultural Statistics Service on fresh market vegetables, strawberries and melons including area harvested, yield and production, by season and by crop from the larger states.
Vegetables - New South Wales Agriculture
Features pest and diseases, soil management, irrigation and growing guides.
Vegetables - Ontario, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
All aspects of vegetable production are covered including factsheets, newsletters, crop updates, pest and disease control and statistics.
Vegetables - The University of Arizona
Research-based, desert crop production information on all aspects of vegetable growing including management, pests and diseases, irrigation and economics.
Vegetables: Farmer's Bookshelf
Fact sheets from the University of Hawaii at Manoa on growing various crops, including tropical crops, in Hawaii.
Information on cultivation practices for different vegetable crops, mechanical control and the use of herbicides. [PDF]
World Carrot Museum
History, nutrition, cultivation, recipes, trivia and interesting facts of this important vegetable.
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