49th Annual Meeting, June 30-July 6, 2013, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

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Pitaya or Dragon Fruit is a cactus, closely related to the native night blooming cerius, with a large succulent fruit. Twenty-six Pitaya varieties were established in a f [...]
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This study centers in a survey conducted to find Rhynchophorus palmarum (L) and R. ferrugineus (Olivier) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), two invasive species of palm trees. [...]
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Grafting breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) on chataigne (Artocarpus camansi) rootstock has the potential to be used as a commercial propagation method to increase the suppl [...]
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The benefits of protected agriculture in assuring production under suboptimal climatic conditions, are well recognised. Microclimate control is further seen as a likely a [...]
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This paper discusses how university students were able to use sensory evaluation to determine the acceptability of new and innovative food products they developed. The re [...]
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An 'on farm' research was conducted in the La Vega province in 2008 with the objective to evaluate the adequate moment (5, 15, 25 days after germination, dag) to initiate [...]
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Two studies were conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of various biological and chemical insecticides in managing pepper weevil (PW), Anthonomus eugenii Cano. The acti [...]
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Organic mulches are available locally in bulk quantities and at reasonable prices. Such mulches represent an environmentally friendly alternative for weed control and ten [...]
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Small farmers dominate farming in the Caribbean, where state extension and advisory services are financially stretched. The provision of timely, accurate advice, therefor [...]
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One of the constraints to commercial breadfruit production in the Caribbean is the very limited genetic diversity of this introduced species. During the 1990s, 'Ma'afala' [...]
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