Category: Research Report

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Research Report: Brussels sprouts variety trial and topping study, 2013-2014
Brussels sprout is an important fall crop for many diversified vegetable growers and home gardeners in New England. Our objectives were to: 1) compare...
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops vegetable crops Research Report
Research Report: Effects of Early Season Heating, Low Tunnels and Harvest Time Ginger Yields in NH, 2017
U.S. consumers are likely most familiar with the golden cured rhizomes of mature ginger (Zingiber officinale).  Growers in the northeastern U.S. have ...
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops Research Report
Research Report: Figs for Cold Climates 2021
Fig is grown commercially in mild climates throughout the world. Fig offers the potential to be a high-value crop in New England, but to be profitable...
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops Research Report
Research Report: High tunnel cucumber variety trial, 2010
In 2010, we evaluated fourteen varieties of cucumbers in a replicated trial in an unheated high tunnel at the NH Agricultural Experiment Station in Du...
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops vegetable crops Research Report
Research Report: High tunnel eggplant varieties, pruning, and postharvest storage, 2018
Recently, parthenocarpic varieties of eggplant (ones that set fruit without pollination) have been developed specifically for greenhouse and tunnel pr...
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops vegetable crops Research Report
Research Report: High tunnel pepper variety trial, 2015-2017
In the growing seasons of 2015-2017, we evaluated several varieties of greenhouse pepper varieties under unheated high tunnel production conditions. T...
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops vegetable crops Research Report
Research Report: High tunnel tomato variety trial, 2011-2012
Tomato is the crop most commonly grown in high tunnels throughout New England. We compared several indeterminate tomato varieties in a replicated tria...
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops vegetable crops Research Report
Research Report: Low input weed management of wild blueberries, 2014 to 2016
Effective weed management in wild blueberry can be challenging for the organic and low-input grower. Semi-annual burning and mowing will control woody...
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops Berry Crops Research Report
Research Report: Managing cabbage aphid in Brussels sprout, 2016
From 2013 to 2015, we performed experiments comparing different varieties of Brussels sprouts as well as different topping practices. During these tri...
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops vegetable crops Research Report
Research Report: Organic management of cabbage aphid with insecticides on Brussels sprout in NH, 2016-2018
Many growers in the region, especially organic growers, struggle with management of cabbage aphid in Brussels sprouts. Beginning in 2016, we have cond...
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Integrated Pest Management (IPM) vegetable crops Research Report