Manage your plant production system
Crop description. Each crop is described, basic production requirements are provided together with popular varieties and an introduction to fresh produce markets.
Production Programme. Find out when and where you can plant crops as well as the key activities and resources required to grow crops successfully.
Soil preparation. The first step in the production process is explained, including how to take soil samples, getting the soil ready for planting as well as fertilization.
Planting. Information about all the planting materials required, how much to buy, the spacing of plants and seeds as well as planting times and plant depths.
Crop maintenance. Guidelines on growth temperatures, water requirements, fertilizer requirements and the control of pests and diseases.
Harvesting: Find out how to harvest your crop, harvesting periods and yields that can be expected.
Disease control. A detailed description of all diseases that can be found on each crop as well as preventive control measures. Users are also directed to suppliers of control chemicals.
Pest control. A detailed description of all pests that can be found on each crop as well as preventive control measures. Users are also directed to suppliers of control chemicals.
Weed control. Guidelines on the control of weeds in production systems aligned to each crop.
Problem solver. Solve your pest and disease problems by means of this easy to use problem solving tool designed for each crop.
Handling, storage and transport. Guidelines on the post-harvest handling, storage and transport of each crop.
Processing and Marketing. Guidelines on the processing of each crop as well as marketing strategies.
Vegetables | Roots and Tubers | Fruit | Industrial crops | Grains | Cut flowers | Oilseeds | Garden flowers