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Growing Potatoes in the Florida Home Garden
... dies. The tuber skin toughens during maturation which extends the storage life. Varieties Commercial potato varieties grown in Florida can be ... tubers and limit their storage life. Figure 16. Baskets of potatoes showing a potato fork used for harvesting. Storage Keep potatoes in a ... to placing them in long term storage as these will greatly shorten the storage life of the rest (as well as produce ...
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Seeding The Garden
... 50F works well. Most garden vegetable seeds may be stored in the freezer, but storage is generally no better than in the refrigerator. But be careful. Seeds must be very ... , or the seeds can be killed. See Table 1 for storage life of several vegetable seeds. Tables Table 1. Table 1. Seed Storage Life Short-lived Medium-lived Long-lived Onion Beans Cucumber Corn ...
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Plant Growth Regulators
... and elongation Increase stalk length, increase flower and fruit size Cytokinins Stimulate cell division Prolonging storage life of flowers and vegetables, bud initiation and root growth Ethylene generators Ripening Induce uniform ripening ...
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Weed Management in Home Lawns
... and lawn burweed). Preemergence herbicides are applied before weed seed germination. Knowledge of weed life cycles is important, especially when herbicide application is timed to attempt preemergence control ... and precautions on pesticide labels. It is dangerous, wasteful, and illegal to do otherwise. Storage - Store pesticides behind locked doors in original containers with label intact, separate ...
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Deciduous Fruit for North Florida
... to obtain maximum yields of high quality fruit throughout the life of the home orchard. Pruning is a general term which ... and crows. Freshly harvested nuts should be placed in dry storage for several weeks before eating. Shelled nuts may be stored ... pear cultivars. Cultivar Fruit Size Peel Color Flesh Texture Soften in Storage Pineapple medium yellowish-green coarse no Baldwin medium yellowish-green ...
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Fresh Produce Handling, Sanitation, and Safety Measures: Citrus
... operations. Practice animal and insect control in and around harvesting equipment storage areas. 2.3 Bag, bin and tub cleanliness/sanitation Washing containers ... life. Regularly inspect containers for cleanliness and avoid contact with the ground whenever possible. Store empty containers separately from: those already filled with fruit any potential chemical contaminants (e.g. chemical storage ...
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Tree Density, Hedging, and Topping
... Most growers have recognized the importance of higher density plantings to increase production over the life of the grove. Higher density plantings produce larger yields earlier, and can make more efficient ... shell, 2) alters the ratio of shoots to roots, and 3) alters the carbohydrate (food storage) status of the tree. Most Florida groves need to be pruned to avoid problems associated ...
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