1. Eggplant is a popular solanaceous garden vegetable grown for its edible fruit. There are many varieties of this strong upright plant. Some produce fruits that are long and thin, some produce round fruits and others large bell shaped fruit. The varieties range in color from white to purple to...
  2. 1994-07-19 Tomato plants grafted onto eggplant roots can tolerate flooding.
  3. 2011-09-20 This study, conducted at ECHO during the Summer of 2011, was carried out to compare eggplant fruiting response to varying rates of a standard mineral fertilizer versus 6 month old compost with 25% cow manure and 75% plant matter (evenly split between woody and green, leafy material). The high...
  4. This workshop will explore the methods and benefits of vegetable grafting, specifically for tomato, pepper, and eggplants. Plant propagation is the ability to multiply plant numbers while preserving plant characteristics or develop better characteristics. Vegetable grafting is a mechanism by...
  5. 2016-04-12
  6. The purpose of this series of bulletins is to furnish information about vegetables that can be grown in the hot, humid Topics. The vegetables covered are either not well known, at least with respect to some uses, or not well distributed, but are productive during tropical rainy seasons. The...
  7. After intensive and well-focused research in the first two years of the project, a cost-effective IPM strategy was developed that was successfully tested in pilot project trials during Year 3 on farmers' fields to demonstrate the utility of the approach.
  8. This bulletin reports on a research and development project funded by the Department for International Development of the United Kingdom was launched to develop a sustainable integrated pest management strategy that is simple, economical, and effective in reducing damage with minimal use of...
  9. This study reflects the irrational use of pesticide use in eggplant cultivation that has serious consequences to human health and the environment. After two years of research, an integrated pest management strategy consisting of weekly excising of EFSB-damaged shoots, installation of pheromone...
  10. 2016-06-14 Knowing the correct procedure for saving seed is a valuable skill for small-scale vegetable farmers. Saving seed allows farmers to: save money on inputs maintain local landraces and varieties build a local source of seed in areas lacking access to seed distributors exchange seed with fellow...
  11. The present study, undertaken in West Bengal State of India, documented eggplant pest problems, farmers' pest management practices, patterns of input use, and economic returns in order to develop a baseline understanding of socio-economic parameters that influence farmers' pest management...
  12. Well-indexed, with an appropriate selection of bibliographical material, The Fascinating World of the Nightshades is lively reading for anyone who enjoys plants: botanists, gardeners, naturalists or just interested laymen. The text is not only useful as supplementary reading material in general...