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Chapter 10. Minor Vegetable Crop Production

Dakshina Seal, Qingren Wang, Ramdas Kanissery, Eugene J. McAvoy, Crystal A. Snodgrass, Julien Beuzelin, Johan Desaeger, Nicholas S. Dufault, and Shouan Zhang

Celery, Okra, and Parsley Botany and Planting

CeleryApium graveolens, Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)

OkraAbelmoschus esculentus, Malvaceae

ParsleyPetroselinum crispum, Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)

Table 1. Planting information for celery, okra, and parsley.

Cultivars

Table 2. Common cultivars of celery, okra, and parsley.

The following tables list registered pesticides that should be integrated with other pest management methods. Additional information on integrated management methods can be requested from UF/IFAS Extension horticulture or agriculture agents. A list of local UF/IFAS Extension offices is available at https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/find-your-local-office/.

Table 3. Herbicides approved for managing weeds in celery. Contact: Ramdas Kanissery, UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center.

Table 4. Herbicides approved for managing weeds in okra. Contact: Ramdas Kanissery, UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center.

Table 5. Herbicides approved for managing weeds in parsley. Contact: Ramdas Kanissery, UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center.

Table 6. Insecticides approved for management of arthropod pests of celery. Contact: Dakshina Seal, UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center.

Table 7. Insecticides approved for managing insect pests of okra crops. Contact: Shouan Zhang, UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center.

Table 8. Insecticides labeled for management of arthropod pests of parsley. Contact: Ramdas Kanissery, UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center. Contact: Dakshina Seal, UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center.

Table 9. Celery fungicides ordered by disease and then FRAC group according to their mode of action. Contact: Nicholas S. Dufault, UF/IFAS Plant Pathology Department.

Table 10. Okra fungicides ordered by disease and then FRAC group according to their mode of action. Contact: Shouan Zhang, UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center.

Table 11. Parsley fungicides ordered by disease and then FRAC group according to their mode of action. Contact: Nicholas S. Dufault, UF/IFAS Plant Pathology Department.

Table 12. Nonfumigant nematicides for celery crops in Florida. Contact: Johan Desaeger, UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center.

Table 13. Nonfumigant nematicides for okra in Florida. Contact: Johan Desaeger, UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center.

Table 14. Fumigant nematicides for celery crops in Florida. Contact: Johan Desaeger, UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center.

 

Publication #CV294

Date: 8/15/2022

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About this Publication

This document is CV294, one of a series of the Horticultural Sciences Department, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date June 1995. Revised annually. Most recent revision June 2022. Visit the EDIS website at https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu for the currently supported version of this publication.

About the Authors

Dakshina R. Seal, scientist, pest management, UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center; Qingren Wang, Extension agent III, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County; Ramdas Kanissery, assistant professor, UF/IFAS Southwest Florida REC; Eugene J. McAvoy, regional vegetable Extension agent IV emeritus and associate director for stakeholder relations, UF/IFAS Southwest Florida REC; Crystal A. Snodgrass, county Extension director and Extension agent III, UF/IFAS Extension Manatee County; Julien Beuzelin, assistant professor, Entomology and Nematology Department, UF/IFAS Everglades REC; Johan Desaeger, assistant professor, Entomology and Nematology Department, UF/IFAS Gulf Coast REC; Nicholas S. Dufault, associate professor, Plant Pathology Department; and Shouan Zhang, professor, Plant Pathology Department, UF/IFAS Tropical REC; UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611.

Contacts

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