FOR 12 FRESH-MARKET ITEMS: Summer vegetable acreage down 2%
- ALL ABOUT GROWING BROCCOLI. Pleasant, Barbara // Mother Earth News;Aug/Sep2009, Issue 235, p22
The article presents information about broccoli. There are several types of this member of the cabbage family, they include large-headed, sprouting and romanesco. Some pests that target broccoli are leaf-eating caterpillars and grasshoppers. Broccoli should be harvested when the florets on the...
- My Horrible Cauliflower Heist. McKinley, Lorraine // GreenPrints;Winter2006-07, Issue 68, p65
The article discusses the author's worst gardening experience. She and her husband moved from San Diego, California to Fairbanks, Alaska where they build their house and created a garden. She made a mistake when she harvested the cauliflowers at the garden of the University of Alaska during the...
- Fall '99 Market Outlook: Fresh vegetable acreage down 1%. Thienpont, Chuck // FoodService Director;11/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p84
Presents forecasts on fall 1999 harvest acreage for selected fresh market vegetables in the United States. Snap beans; Broccoli; Carrots; Cauliflower; Eggplant; Tomatoes.
- Follow the curd. Maher, Mary // Garden;Dec2008, Vol. 133 Issue 12, p820
The article presents an overview of the many varieties and flavors of cultivated colored and romanesco cauliflowers that are available to consumers in 2008. A discussion of the features and attributes of colored and romanesco cauliflower is presented. Cultivation problems that are frequently...
- CABBAGE & COMPANY. Botts, Beth // Organic Gardening;Feb/Mar2012, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p52
The article offers information on members of the cruciferous vegetable mustard family or Brassicaceae also called cole crops such as cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower. It mentions ways to grow the brassica species, the soil requirement and benefits that can be gained from brassicas by eating...
- Southeast growers deal with hurricanes' impact. Thienpont, Chuck // FoodService Director;11/15/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p28
This article focuses on the harvest outlook for various vegetable crops in the U.S., in the wake of hurricanes wreaking havoc in southeastern crop-growing regions in September 2005. Area for harvest of bell peppers is forecast at 5,400 acres, up 6% from both 2004 and 2003. In Texas, bell pepper...
- Summer's harvest. Bubel, Nancy // Country Journal;Jul/Aug96, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p14
Presents tips on proper harvesting of garden vegetables. Picking green beans before the seeds bulge; Appropriate size of cucumber; Choosing ripe and glossy eggplant. INSET: Garden notes..
- The kitchen harvest. Morrissey, Laurie Dougal // Country Journal;Jul/Aug97, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p62
Provides tips on how to tell when vegetables are perfect for picking and advice on what to do with the inevitable surplus. Picking time; How to keep the vegetables fresh; How to handle the surplus. INSET: Shaker cooking..
- Monitoring of Pesticidal Contamination of Farmgate Vegetables from Hisar. Kumari, Beena; Madan, V. K.; Singh, Jagdeep; Singh, Shashi; Kathpal, T. S. // Environmental Monitoring & Assessment;Jan2004, Vol. 90 Issue 1-3, p65
Analysis of 84 farm gate samples of seasonal vegetables carried out on GC-ECD and GC-NPD systems equipped with capillary columns by using a multi residue analytical technique revealed that 26% samples contained residues above MRL values. The contamination was mainly with organophosphates...