There is little left to harvest the Cultifort Clementina Precoz
There are only a few days left before the harvest of the Cultifort Clementina Precoz mandarin begins. In this article we describe the main characteristics of our clementine, discovered in Pego in 1998, from an [...]
Importance of Boron and Zinc in almond cultivation
The almond tree is generally considered a rustic crop, very tolerant to drought (Torrecillas et al., 1989), however, the producers are tremendously dependent on the supply of water and nutrients in order to obtain high [...]
Time to apply FERKOLOR in citrus: the chelated nutrient for maturation.
FERKOLOR of Cultifort, applied in the maturation, favors the obtention of better quality of the fruits, with more sugar, better coloration and greater firmness. Ripening is the final phase of growth and development of the [...]
The importance of Silicon in agriculture
Do you know the benefits of silicon (Si) in agriculture? Reduces perspiration and water loss by plants, improving the water regime in drought conditions. Protects from the harmful effects of ultraviolet radiation and [...]
Competitive relationships during fruit and shoot growth in avocado
BACKGROUND Avocado exhibits rhythmic growth, with two or more shoots per year, alternating with short periods of rest. Growth fluxes can be vegetative or reproductive. Vegetative sprouting allows the tree to increase or renew its [...]
Importance of Calcium and Boron in Plant Nutrition
BACKGROUND Calcium (Ca) is an essential nutrient for plants. After being absorbed by the roots, it is transported via the xylem following the transpiration flow and is basically distributed by the same route to all [...]
How to increase the size of the almond nugget?
The almond tree is a typical Mediterranean crop, adapting to very diverse edaphoclimatic conditions. It is capable of withstanding the high temperatures during the summer and the intense winter cold. It can survive long periods [...]
Prevention of diseases in the vine crop
1.- The cultivation of the vine The vine is a characteristic species of the agricultural culture and landscape in most of the Spanish, peninsular and insular territory. In general, it is a sober plant, with [...]
Clean and healthy soil disinfection
The control of soil pathogens in intensive production systems is not a simple practice. Disinfection with chemical and non-chemical products is currently the most common practice for the control of soil pathologies in most horticultural [...]
Flowering and fruit set in fruit trees, citrus and other woody crops
Generally, fruit trees need a certain amount of cold hours per year to regulate their vegetative cycle. The accumulation of cold hours begins in the autumn, with the daily reduction of the hours of sunshine [...]
Factors affecting pollination and fruit setting in olive trees
The olive tree bears fruit in branches formed the previous year, so the cultivation techniques are focused on modulating the harvest in quantity and quality in order to optimize the economic and environmental use of [...]
How to improve post-harvest life in cherries?
The cherry is well marketed, as it is the first stone fruit to enter the market, and the extra-early and extra-late varieties are highly valued, as they are paid at a higher price than the [...]