50th Annual Meeting, July 7-11, 2014, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

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Ginger is widely utilized in the Virgin Islands but seldom grown. The objective was to determine the production potential, in-row plant spacing, length of postharvest sto [...]
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Sorrel (Hibiscus sabdariffa) also known as Roselle, is in the malvaceae family and popular in the Caribbean as a seasonal beverage. The objective of the research was to c [...]
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The mango weevil is now established in the U.S. Virgin Islands. In 2012, I started sampling for a mango grower in St. Croix who had been struggling with mango weevil infe [...]
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The melon thrips, Thrips palmi Karny, is an invasive insect pest that arrived in Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA in 1990. Since its arrival, it has established as a key [...]
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The American serpentine leafminer, Liriomyza trifolii (Burgess) is a polyphagous insect. It is an economic pest of all vegetable crops grown in south Florida, USA. Rece [...]
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Guyana’s Agriculture Sector contributes 20% to the Gross Domestic product and is the source of livelihood for nearly 38 % of the population. This sector continues to gr [...]
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Cucumbers are a valuable commodity throughout most of the Caribbean, including the U.S. Virgin Islands. Downy mildew, a foliar disease caused by the oomycete Pseudoperono [...]
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Organic farming provides an opportunity to positively impact the environment, human health, and future yields. Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) is a high value vegetable [...]
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Seedlings of five tree species native to the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico with potential for landscape plantings were grown in a greenhouse and subjected to 3 differ [...]
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Sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas), is a tuberous root crop native to South America and cultivated by the ancient Incas in Peru. Sweetpotato is one of the ground provisions gr [...]
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