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Chapter 8. Eggplant Production1

Eugene J. McAvoy, Nathan S. Boyd, Pamela D. Roberts, Johan Desaeger, Joseph W. Noling, and Jawwad Qureshi2

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The cover of the Vegetable Production Handbook of Florida, 2019–2020 edition.


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This is Chapter 8 of the Vegetable Production Handbook of Florida, 2019–2020 edition. The tables and most current version of this chapter may be found at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/cv/cv12400.pdf.

Contents

This 27-page chapter covers:

  • Botany and Planting

  • Cultivars

Tables

This is Chapter 8 of the Vegetable Production Handbook of Florida, 2019–2020 edition. The tables and most current version of this chapter may be found at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/cv/cv12400.pdf

Table 8.1. Planting information for eggplant.

Table 8.2. Ethnic eggplant cultivars.

Table 8.3. Herbicides approved for managing weeds in eggplant.

Table 8.4. Insecticides approved for management of arthropod pests of eggplant.

Table 8.5. Eggplant fungicides ordered by disease and then FRAC group according to their mode of action.

Footnotes

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This document is HS726, one of a series of the Horticultural Sciences Department, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date June 1995. Revised August 2019. This is Chapter 8 of the Vegetable Production Handbook of Florida, 2019–2020 edition. Visit the EDIS website at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu.

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Eugene McAvoy, Extension agent IV, UF/IFAS Extension Hendry County, Labelle, FL 33935; Nathan S. Boyd, associate professor, UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center, Wimauma, FL 33598; Pamela D. Roberts, professor, UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center, Immokalee, FL 34142; Johan Desaeger, assistant professor, UF/IFAS Gulf Coast REC; Joseph W. Noling, professor, UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center, Lake Alfred, FL 33850; and Jawwad Qureshi, assistant professor, Entomology and Nematology Department, UF/IFAS Southwest Florida REC; UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611.

The use of trade names in this publication is solely for the purpose of providing specific information. UF/IFAS does not guarantee or warranty the products named, and references to them in this publication do not signify our approval to the exclusion of other products of suitable composition.


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