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Chapter 12. Onion, Leek, and Chive Production in Florida

Hugh Smith, Johan Desaeger, Peter J. Dittmar, Richard N. Raid, Pamela Roberts, Xavier Martini, Shouan Zhang, and Lincoln Zotarelli

Botany and Planting

OnionAllium cepa, Alliaceae (Amaryillidaceae)

LeekAllium ampeloprasum

ChiveAllium schoenoprasum

Bunching onionAllium fistulosum

Table 1. Planting information for onion and alliums.

Cultivars

Table 2. Onion and leek cultivars.

Table 3. Herbicides approved for managing weeds in onion.

Table 4. Insecticides labeled for management of arthropod pests of garlic, leeks, and shallots.

Table 5. Insecticides registered for managing arthropod pests of onions.

Table 6. Onion fungicides ordered by disease and then FRAC group according to their mode of action.

Table 7. Nonfumigant nematicides for onion and alliums.

 

Table 8. Fumigant nematicides for onion and alliums

 

Publication #HS730

Date: 8/16/2021

Management
Commercial

About this Publication

This document is HS730. Original publication date June 2015. Revised May 2021. Visit the EDIS website at https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu for the currently supported version of this publication.

About the Authors

Hugh A. Smith, associate professor, Entomology and Nematology Department, UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center; Johan Desaeger, assistant professor, Entomology and Nematology Department, UF/IFAS Gulf Coast REC; Peter J. Dittmar, associate professor, Horticultural Sciences Department; Richard N. Raid, professor, Plant Pathology Department, UF/IFAS Everglades REC; Pamela D. Roberts, professor, Plant Pathology Department, UF/IFAS Southwest Florida REC; Xavier Martini, assistant professor, Entomology and Nematology Department, UF/IFAS North Florida REC, Quincy; Shouan Zhang, professor, Plant Pathology Department, UF/IFAS Tropical REC; and Lincoln Zotarelli, assistant professor, Horticultural Sciences Department; UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611.

Contacts

  • Peter Dittmar