1. 20/10/2008 The solution to production gluts is to extend the season (i.e. have a harvestable product a bit earlier or later than most farmers) or to grow totally out of the normal season. Most crops are not easy to grow out of season. However, pineapple flowering is easily induced at any time of the year...
  2. Fruit Edible parts -Fruit, Shoots, Vegetable A perennial herb with a rosette of long, thick, spiky leaves up to 1 m high & spreading 1-1.5 m. The leaves are arranged inspirals. Some kinds have thorns along the edges of the leaves. The plant produces suckers both near the base of the stem and...
  3. Growables Origin Pineapple has apparently been cultivated by indigenous people of the tropical Americas and the Caribbean Region for thousands of years. New World explorers then distributed pineapple during the 1500s to 1700s to new areas including Europe, Africa, and Asia. The commercial export...
  4. Access Agriculture Training Video Many pineapples are wasted, because they cannot be kept fresh for more than a week. By drying pineapples farmers can reduce waste and earn more money throughout the year. Available languages Bambara Bangla Chichewa / Nyanja English French Hausa Luganda Peulh /...
  5. 1/1/1992 This book includes a brief description of the pineapple plant and also covers botany, production technology, managment aspects, flowering and fruiting, genetics and improvements, marketing and storage of the plant.
  6. 1/1/1990 The descriptor list given here provides an international format and thereby produces a universally understood 'language' for all plant genetic resources data.
  7. AccessAgriculture Training Video En el espacio amplio entre la doble hilera de piña, se puede producir frijoles o maní (cacahuate) durante el primer año, lo cual mejora el suelo. Muchos agricultores cortan todos los árboles para establecer sus piñales. Pero se equivocan porque la piña crece mejor...
  8. 1/1/2011 The first of two volumes, this book covers major tropical fruits such as avocado, litchi, mango, papaya and pineapple. Early chapters describe the tropics and its soils and deal with key issues such as tree management and postharvest handling, updated and expanded to include best handling...
  9. 1990 videos with Dr. Carl Campbell ECHO Tropical Fruits Video Series - Introduction To Tropical Fruit (Part 1 of 6) ECHO Tropical Fruits Video Series -Grafting Tropical Fruit Trees & Avocados (Part 2 of 6) ECHO Tropical Fruits Video Series - (Part 3 of 6) Guava, Pineapple, Macadamia,Mamey...