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Chapter 10. Minor Vegetable Crop Production1

Christian F. Miller, Qingren Wang, Peter J. Dittmar, Eugene J. McAvoy, Monica Ozores-Hampton, Phil Stansley, Hugh A. Smith, Richard N. Raid, Crystal A. Snodgrass, Susan E. Webb, Alicia J. Whidden, and Shouan Zhang2

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This publication is included in the Vegetable Production Handbook for Florida, 2015-2016 edition.


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This is Chapter 10 of the Vegetable Production Handbook for Florida, 2016-2017 edition. The most current version of this chapter may be found at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/cv/cv29400.pdf.

Contents

This 21-page chapter includes:

  • Botany and Planting

  • Cultivars

Tables

Table 10.1. Planting information for celery, okra, parsley.

Table 10.2. Common cultivars of celery, okra, and parsley.

Table 10.3. Selected herbicides approved for managing weeds in celery.

Table 10.4. Selected herbicides approved for managing weeds in okra.

Table 10.5. Selected herbicides approved for managing weeds in parsley.

Table 10.6. Selected insecticides approved for managing insect pests of celery.

Table 10.7. Selected insecticides approved for managing insect pests of okra.

Table 10.8. Selected insecticides approved for managing insect pests of parsley.

Table 10.9. Celery fungicides ordered by disease and then FRAC group according to their mode of action.

Table 10.10. Okra fungicides ordered by disease and then FRAC group according to their mode of action.

Table 10.11. Parsley fungicides ordered by disease and then FRAC group according to their mode of action.

Footnotes

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This document is CV294, one of a series of the Horticultural Sciences Department, UF/IFAS Extension. First printed: June 1995. Revised June 2015 and June 2016. This is Chapter 10 of the Vegetable Production Handbook of Florida, 2016–2017 edition. Visit the EDIS website at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu.

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Christian F. Miller, Extension Agent I, Palm Beach County; Qingren Wang, Extension Agent I, Miami-Dade County; Peter J. Dittmar, assistant professor, Horticultural Sciences Department; Eugene McAvoy, Extension Agent IV, Hendry County; Monica Ozores-Hampton, associate professor, Southwest Florida Research and Education Center; Phil Stansley, professor, Southwest Florida Research and Education Center; Hugh A. Smith, assistant professor, Gulf Coast Research and Education Center; Richard N. Raid, professor, Everglades Research and Education Center; Crystal A. Snodgrass, Extension Agent I, Manatee County; Susan E. Webb, associate professor, Entomology and Nematology Department; Alicia J. Whidden, Extension Agent II, Hillsborough County; Shouan Zhang, associate professor, Tropical Research and Education Center; 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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