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Sustainable carrot production

Code: 9781838798895
Mary Ruth McDonald and Zachariah Telfer, University of Guelph, Canada

Chapter synopsis: This chapter reviews developments in carrot cultivation including optimizing root shape, using strip-till systems, improving fertilizer use (including the use of mycorrhizal fungi), and irrigation and harvesting techniques. The chapter also discusses advances in crop protection, including management of weeds and insect pests such as the carrot root fly, carrot weevil, and aster leafhopper. The chapter surveys advances in dealing with foliar diseases such as leaf blight and root diseases such as Sclerotinia white rot. The authors conclude by reviewing developments in organic carrot cultivation.

DOI: 10.19103/AS.2019.0045.21
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Table of contents 1 Introduction 2 Challenges and advances in production techniques 3 Challenges and advances in crop protection 4 Organic carrot production 5 Conclusion 6 Where to look for further information 7 References

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