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    • Aphids on Cruciferous Crops: Identification and Management 

      Liu, Tong-Xian; Sparks Jr., Alton N. (2001-08-10)
      At least five species of aphids attack cruciferous crops (cabbage, collards, cauliflower, broccoli, kale and others). This publication explains the characteristics that can help producers identify aphids and the damage ...
    • Easy Gardening.....Beets 

      Parsons, Jerry; Cotner, Sam; Masabni, Joseph (2009-04-20)
      This publication explains all aspects of growing beets in a home garden. Topics include: site selection, soil preparation, varieties, planting, fertilizing, watering, harvesting, insects, diseases and serving.
    • Easy Gardening.....Carrots 

      Cotner, Sam; Masabni, Joseph (2009-05-28)
      This publication explains all aspects of growing carrots in a home garden. Topics include: site selection, soil preparation, varieties, planting, fertilizing, watering, harvesting, insects, diseases and serving.
    • Easy Gardening.....Collards 

      Cotner, Sam; Parsons, Jerry; Masabni, Joseph (2009-05-29)
      This publication explains all aspects of growing collards in a home garden. Topics include: site selection, soil preparation, varieties, planting, fertilizing, watering, harvesting, insects, diseases and serving.
    • Easy Gardening.....Cucumbers 

      Cotner, Sam; Parsons, Jerry; Masabni, Joseph (2009-05-29)
      This publication explains all aspects of growing cucumbers in a home garden. Topics include: site selection, soil preparation, varieties, planting, fertilizing, watering, harvesting, insects, diseases and serving.
    • Easy Gardening.....Disease Control 

      Johnson, Jerral; Johnson, Jerral (2009-05-29)
      This publication explains all aspects of disease control in a home garden. Topics include: causes, signs and prevention of plant diseases.
    • Easy Gardening.....Green Beans 

      Cotner, Sam; Parsons, Jerry; Masabni, Joseph (2009-04-21)
      This publication explains all aspects of growing green beans in a home garden. Topics include: site selection, soil preparation, varieties, planting, fertilizing, watering, harvesting, insects, diseases and serving.
    • Easy Gardening.....Irish Potatoes 

      McGraw, Dean; Masabni, Joseph (2009-05-17)
      This publication explains all aspects of growing Irish potatoes in a home garden. Topics include: site selection, soil preparation, varieties, planting, fertilizing, watering, harvesting, insects, diseases and serving.
    • Easy Gardening: Asparagus 

      Masabni, Joseph (2009-03-16)
      This publication explains how to grow asparagus in Texas. Included are sections on site selection, soil preparation, varieties, planting, fertilizing, watering, care during the season, harvesting, insects, diseases, ...
    • Easy Gardening: Radishes 

      Masabni, Joseph (2009-04-07)
      This publication gives basic cultural information on growing radishes, a cool-season crop. Topics include site selection, soil preparation and fertilizing, varieties, planting, care during the season, harvesting, insects, ...
    • Food Deserts and Eating Habits of Children Participating in the WIC Program 

      Jewell, Kassi Kae (2013-08-07)
      The USDA’s “My Plate” recommends that preschool-aged children consume specific amounts of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. These foods contain essential nutrients that children and adults alike require to maintain ...
    • FQPA: Impact on Potatoes, Onions, Cabbage and Watermelon Produced in Texas 

      Hall, Kent D.; Holloway, Rodney L. (2000-04-25)
      Many pesticides targeted for assessment under the Food Quality Protection Act are essential to the production of potatoes, onions, cabbage and watermelon in Texas. This comprehensive study looks at pesticides that might ...
    • Growing Herbs in Texas 

      Masabni, Joseph (2009-04-08)
      This publication explains how to grow herbs in Texas. Topics include site selection, establishment, harvesting, managing pests, preservation, and storage.
    • A Key to Common Caterpillar Pests of Vegetables 

      Sparks Jr., Alton N.; Liu, Tong-Xian (2001-08-10)
      This publication is an aid to identifying caterpillar pests. There are detailed drawings, color photos, and an illustrated identification key. Depicted are fall armyworm, cabbage looper, saltmarsh caterpillar, tomato ...
    • Managing Insect and Mite Pests in Vegetable Gardens 

      Jackman, John A. (2008-02-19)
      Growing your own vegetables is a pleasant and satisfying way to enjoy nature and save money. But managing garden pest populations in the vegetable garden isn't always easy. This publication discusses ways to accomplish ...
    • The Pepper Weevil and Its Management 

      Riley, David; Sparks Jr., Alton N. (1995-10-19)
      The pepper weevil is a severe pest of sweet and hot peppers. The grubs feed inside buds of fruit, and there may be five to eight generations of pepper weevil in a year. This publication contains complete information on ...
    • Phosphorus--Too Much and Plants May Suffer 

      Provin, Tony; Pitt, John L. (2008-05-09)
      The buildup of phosphorus in lawns, gardens, pastures and croplands can cause plants to grow poorly and even die. This publication explains how to identify problems caused by excessive phosphorus and how to correct those problems.
    • Texas Crop Profile: Onions 

      Hall, Kent D.; Holloway, Rodney L.; Smith, Dudley (2000-04-12)
      This profile of onion production in Texas gives an overview of basic commodity information; discusses insect, disease and weed pests; and covers cultural and chemical control methods.
    • Texas Crop Profile: Peppers 

      Hall, Kent D.; Holloway, Rodney L. (2001-02-13)
      This publication provides in-depth analysis of bell pepper and other pepper crops in Texas. It includes market information, cultural practices and information on detection and control of nine different pests.
    • Texas Crop Profile: Potatoes 

      Hall, Kent D.; Holloway, Rodney L.; Smith, Dudley (2000-04-12)
      This profile of potato production in Texas gives an overview of basic commodity information; discusses insect, disease and weed pests; and covers cultural and chemical control methods.