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Title Good agricultural practices for greenhouse vegetable crops : principles for Mediterranean climate areas
Published Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (640 pages) : illustrations
Series FAO plant production and protection papers, 0259-2517 ; v. 217
FAO plant production and protection papers ; 217
Contents ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Preface""; ""List of acronyms and abbreviations""; ""1. Regional Working Group on Greenhouse Crop Production in the Mediterranean Region: History and development""; ""2. Greenhouse site selection""; ""3. Greenhouse design and covering materials""; ""4. Greenhouse climate control and energy use""; ""5. Choice of species and cultivars for protected cultivation""; ""6. Water requirements and irrigation management in Mediterranean greenhouses: the case of the southeast coast of Spain""
""18. Harvest and post-harvest management""""19. Integrated preventive environmental strategy in greenhouse production""; ""20. Product safety""; ""21. Labelling and certification: integrated farm assurance with fruit and vegetable production""
""7. Protected cultivation for improving water-use efficiency of vegetable crops in the NENA region1""""8. Microirrigation""; ""9. Irrigation water quality for greenhouse horticulture""; ""10. Soil fertility and plant nutrition""; ""11. Growing media""; ""12. Soilless culture""; ""13. Quality of planting materials""; ""14. Cultural practices""; ""15. Integrated pest management and plant hygiene under protected cultivation""; ""16. Integrated pest management""; ""17. Integrated pest management and farmer education: FAO experiences from the Near East and the Maghreb""
Notes Produced with a contribution of the Belgian Development Cooperation to FAO's Horticultural facility
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Greenhouse gardening -- Mediterranean areas
Vegetable gardening -- Mediterranean areas
Form Electronic book
Author Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
ISBN 9251076502 (electronic bk.)
9789251076507 (electronic bk.)