olericulture


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olericulture

the branch of horticulture that specializes in the cultivation of edible plants. — olericultural, adj.
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Olericulture (vegetable growing) is more developed in Khachmaz, Lankaran and Absheron regions.
The experiment was conducted in an organic field at the Olericulture sector (21[degrees]13'51.06" S, 44[degrees]58'34.36" W, 905 m of altitude), in the Agriculture department of the Federal University of Lavras, in Lavras, MG.
The watermelon, Citrullus lanatus, such as other olericulture produces, has in mineral nutrition of the main factors that directly influence the increase of yield and quality of fruits (Barros et al., 2012).
At 20 days, after the seedlings developed four leaves, they were planted in field conditions at the Ifes Campus de Alegre's Olericulture sector, in soil prepared with organic fertilizer.
The authors also would like to thank the staff members at the computational division of the Institute of Pomology and Olericulture of Sichuan Agricultural University for computation assistance.
The experiments were conducted at the Entomology Laboratory of the Federal Institute of Triangulo Mineiro (LE-IFTM), Campus Uberaba-MG; Laboratory of Biology and Insects Creation (LBCI), Laboratory of Bacteria Genetics and Applied Biotechnology (LGBBA), Laboratory of Olericulture and Greenhouse of Vegetable Crops, Faculty of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences at the Universidade Estadual Paulista (FCAV-UNESP) in Jaboticabal-SP.
Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) belongs to the botanical family Asteraceae and is an option in the olericulture for the cultivation both in protected environment and at the field.
The experiment was conducted at the experimental field of Olericulture Division, Horticulture Research Centre (HRC), Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute-Gazipur, during the winter season of 200506.
Topics covered in the 2-year program include plant structure and growth; plant propagation; pest management; floristry; greenhouse crops and management; olericulture; plantscaping; landscape design, installation, and management; and turfgrass management.