PLANTS & CROPS

Ξινήθρα (Oxalis pes-caprae), Πιθανός Δείκτης Κλίματος, σε Ελαιώνα

Indicator Plants of Soil: What They Are & How They Are Utilized

The Indicator Plants of Soil, an artificial category of plant species, thanks to their ability to inform about the soil conditions in which they are exist, are a valuable empirical ally and helper for the gardener, grower or producer, in his effort to understand various features of the garden or field soil, in order to further utilize it.

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Ακμαίο Καπνώδη σε Κλαδί Ροδακινιάς

Capnodis tenebrionis Control (Peach Rootborer)

The methods, techniques and means for the Capnodis tenebrionis (Peach Rootborer) control, the rootborer coleoptera that infests the Stone Fruits primarily, but without leaving other categories of fruit-bearers complaining (such as Pomes), is the main topic of the following article.

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Φύτευση της Ροδιάς - Ώριμα Ρόδια στο Δέντρο

Pomegranate Planting Instructions & Guidelines

The fourth part of the unfailing popular tribute to the commercial cultivation of Pomegranate, has as its main topic the planting of young trees in a new orchard, along with a brief reference to the activities and infrastructure works as well as the treatment of saplings immediately after planting.

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Καπνώδης ή Μυλωνάς - Τέλειο Καπνώδη ή Μυλωνά (Capnodis tenebrionis)

Peach Rootborer (Capnodis tenebrionis)

A pest of the Mediterranean temperament, the Peach Rootborer (Capnodis tenebrionis), which infests a multitude of cultivated trees and some ornamentals, is the subject of the following article, which deals with the description, biology, and ecology of this dangerous of many aspects coleoptera insect.

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Εξώασκος της Ροδακινιάς σε Προχωρημένο Στάδιο

The Peach Leaf Curl Disease (Taphrina deformans)

In the Peach Leaf Curl, this terrible and horrible pathogenic ascomycete fungus of the tree and cultivation, is devoted the following article, which contains little of its biology, many of the symptoms it causes, as well as the ways, if not for destruction, of at least for its sufficient management and control.

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Ρόδια Ωραίου Χρωματισμού Πάνω στο Δέντρο

Pomegranate Planting Distances & Orchard Planning

The third part of the unusually popular tribute to the commercial cultivation of Pomegranate, refers to the layout, i.e. the system of planting & the planting distances. And by the way, is going for an online walk around the world to evaluate and compare planting systems and recommendations about the tree.

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The use of the material, where third-party rights are not mentioned, is absolutely free. Its sharing, possibly, useful.

Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Firecracker Plant (Russelia equisetiformis) – Description & Uses

It may have gone out of fashion, but it’s not going out of style: Firecracker Plant or Fountainbush remains an attractive shrub with “unsubmissive” form and flowering – at its peak – almost cataclysmic. However, apart from the ornamental value of the plant, its medicinal and environmental contribution are also of great interest.

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Platycodon grandiflorus (Balloon Flower) – Description & Uses

Platycodon grandiflorus (Balloon Flower), the only representative of its genus, is an excellent herbaceous plant, with great ornamental and other practical -therapeutic and edible- properties, whose dominant decorative element is the large blue flowers, both in the phase of formation and in phase of full bloom.

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New Zealand Hebe (Hebe speciosa) – Description and Uses

The New Zealand Hebe (Hebe speciosa) is a wonderful garden and landscape plant, with excellent aesthetic and functional characteristics – among others -, which almost obliges the always tireless editorial team of “Kalliergeia” to dedicate the following article to this ornamental and its utilization.

Read More »
Ξινήθρα (Oxalis pes-caprae), Πιθανός Δείκτης Κλίματος, σε Ελαιώνα

Indicator Plants of Soil: What They Are & How They Are Utilized

The Indicator Plants of Soil, an artificial category of plant species, thanks to their ability to inform about the soil conditions in which they are exist, are a valuable empirical ally and helper for the gardener, grower or producer, in his effort to understand various features of the garden or field soil, in order to further utilize it.

Read More »
Ακμαίο Καπνώδη σε Κλαδί Ροδακινιάς

Capnodis tenebrionis Control (Peach Rootborer)

The methods, techniques and means for the Capnodis tenebrionis (Peach Rootborer) control, the rootborer coleoptera that infests the Stone Fruits primarily, but without leaving other categories of fruit-bearers complaining (such as Pomes), is the main topic of the following article.

Read More »
Φύτευση της Ροδιάς - Ώριμα Ρόδια στο Δέντρο

Pomegranate Planting Instructions & Guidelines

The fourth part of the unfailing popular tribute to the commercial cultivation of Pomegranate, has as its main topic the planting of young trees in a new orchard, along with a brief reference to the activities and infrastructure works as well as the treatment of saplings immediately after planting.

Read More »
Καπνώδης ή Μυλωνάς - Τέλειο Καπνώδη ή Μυλωνά (Capnodis tenebrionis)

Peach Rootborer (Capnodis tenebrionis)

A pest of the Mediterranean temperament, the Peach Rootborer (Capnodis tenebrionis), which infests a multitude of cultivated trees and some ornamentals, is the subject of the following article, which deals with the description, biology, and ecology of this dangerous of many aspects coleoptera insect.

Read More »
Εξώασκος της Ροδακινιάς σε Προχωρημένο Στάδιο

The Peach Leaf Curl Disease (Taphrina deformans)

In the Peach Leaf Curl, this terrible and horrible pathogenic ascomycete fungus of the tree and cultivation, is devoted the following article, which contains little of its biology, many of the symptoms it causes, as well as the ways, if not for destruction, of at least for its sufficient management and control.

Read More »
Ρόδια Ωραίου Χρωματισμού Πάνω στο Δέντρο

Pomegranate Planting Distances & Orchard Planning

The third part of the unusually popular tribute to the commercial cultivation of Pomegranate, refers to the layout, i.e. the system of planting & the planting distances. And by the way, is going for an online walk around the world to evaluate and compare planting systems and recommendations about the tree.

Read More »

The use of the material, where third-party rights are not mentioned, is absolutely free. Its sharing, possibly, useful.

Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Firecracker Plant (Russelia equisetiformis) – Description & Uses

It may have gone out of fashion, but it’s not going out of style: Firecracker Plant or Fountainbush remains an attractive shrub with “unsubmissive” form and flowering – at its peak – almost cataclysmic. However, apart from the ornamental value of the plant, its medicinal and environmental contribution are also of great interest.

Read More »

Platycodon grandiflorus (Balloon Flower) – Description & Uses

Platycodon grandiflorus (Balloon Flower), the only representative of its genus, is an excellent herbaceous plant, with great ornamental and other practical -therapeutic and edible- properties, whose dominant decorative element is the large blue flowers, both in the phase of formation and in phase of full bloom.

Read More »

New Zealand Hebe (Hebe speciosa) – Description and Uses

The New Zealand Hebe (Hebe speciosa) is a wonderful garden and landscape plant, with excellent aesthetic and functional characteristics – among others -, which almost obliges the always tireless editorial team of “Kalliergeia” to dedicate the following article to this ornamental and its utilization.

Read More »
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