Cukes are natural climbers that grow healthier on a vertical trellis system. The reason one should use a cucumber trellis when growing cucumbers, is because cukes, like most cucurbits, use climbing tendrils to climb upright towards the light source and by doing so they extend their branches vertically allowing better air circulation. When you are able to increase air flow, […]
How are vegetables tutored today? Tutoring vegetables is an important part of modern agriculture although the materials and tutoring methods have changed as time has moved on, from tutoring with traditional raffia, to using horticultural trellis netting which has become popular in recent years. Solanaceae (tomatoes, chili peppers and eggplants/aubergines), cucurbits (chayote, pumpkin, cantaloupe melons, watermelons […]
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 […]
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, […]
Desinfection of vegetable crops is easier with trellis netting. Microorganism that may contaminate vegetable production are due to inadequate processes of desinfection on growing fields and deficient methods of cultivation, among them the lack of a good tutoring and support system. The possible inadequate sanitation processes in the growing fields are using contaminated residual water, […]