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Lechuga Cultura

Los períodos desde siembra hasta cosecha toman 70 a 80 días en las siembras de mediados de verano, hasta 130 días en las siembras tardías de otoño. En los desiertos del sur, la lechuga de hoja es sembrada desde mediados de Septiembre hasta mediados de Noviembre para poder cosechar desde comienzos de Diciembre hasta Enero …

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Apomixis

Apomixis Apomixis refers to the development of seed without sexual fusion (fertilization).  In apomixis embryo develops without fertilization.  Thus apomixis is an asexual means of reproduction.  Apomixis is found in many crop species.  Reproduction in some species occurs only by apomixis.  This apomixis is termed as obligate apomixis.  But in some species sexual reproduction also …

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Onions

Allium cepa. The onion is the most commonly grown vegetable in the world. It is supposed to have originated somewhere in Central Asia around the area where Afghanistan is today. This was long before anyone kept written notes on such things. The popularity of onions is worldwide and onions are used in many different types …

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Lavender

{Lavandula angustifolia,  L.  x intermedia} Market: Lavender is 9,000 Ha worldwide. Market Products: Fresh flower, dried flower, potted plants, and oil {1.3% volatile oil or higher with good color is desired} Growing Culture: Exposure–full sun, Soil–light, well drained, deep, not too rich, pH 6.5–7.5 Only English types are available in seed form. Direct seeding not …

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Culantro

Culantro (Eryngium foetidum L., Apiaceae) is a biennial herb indigenous to continental Tropical America and the West Indies. Although widely used in dishes throughout the Caribbean, Latin America, and the Far East, culantro is relatively unknown in the United States and many other parts of the world and is often mistaken and misnamed for its …

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