Mechanical stress reduces your production yield by many tons per hectare Mechanical stress appears as a physical alteration in the plant or in one of its parts and can affect the plant at any stage of its development. Wind and rain are the main factors causing mechanical stress but there are other factors too such […]
Pest Birds Species| The 3 Most Problematic City Birds Feral Pigeon Columba livia (Columba livia domestica) | PEST BIRDS DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT One of the most problematic pest birds species is the domestic pigeon Columba livia domestica is found worldwide and are a very common in urban and city environments. The feral pigeon have adapted to the roosts […]
Download the Solanaceae Tutoring Manual FREE: optimize your horticulture with HORTOMALLAS How to tutor solanacae with support netting The “Tutoring Solanacae” Manual: Optimize Your Horticulture, is a tutoring manual aimed at all farmers looking for new tutoring techniques for vegetable farming, especially solanacae. There is a variety of tutoring methods around today reflecting […]
How to use tendrils of the squash plant to work in your favor. The chayote squash plant (sechium edule) is from the cucurbitaceae family on which tutoring and trellising techniques may be applied for crop management and increased yields. But what is tutoring and how does it work? Training plants using a support netting method […]
Effects of climate change on agriculture: trellising net as a preventive method against crop damage.
Heavy rains due to climate change, increase crop failures due to humidity related pathogens. Today is essential to cultivate using trellising net when growing vegetables due to climate change. We are facing possibly irreversible climatic changes that have modified in short term our climate worldwide, changing ecosystems, breaking balance of the environment for the species […]
Cucumber Botrytis: saving vegetables with a trellis netting system Cucurbits have a particular importance for most agricultural economies in warmer climates around the world and cucumber botrytis can cause large scale damages to the individual grower and to the agricultural sector overall if left untreated, as cucurbits are an important portion of today´s horticultural income, […]