PLANTS & CROPS - Lettuce Growing



What Are The Modern Methods of Cultivation in Agriculture?

This section of the site covers all the sui generis methods of crops producing that refer to the whole range of the production process from seed or cuttings to harvesting and post harvesting of agricultural products. In addition, the most effective ways of planting, developing and planting both organic and conventional farming are not omitted. Are not omitted also the reference to the beneficial effect of music, if not on the plants themselves, at least on those stubborn and persistent producers who, in the volatile, fluid and often adverse environment of rural action, bring the bourgeoisie to the dish – many times – the most selective of agricultural products. ‘Do sta lianochortaroudia’ by Chronis Aidonidis.

Chronis Aidonidis - Do sta lianoxortaroudia


The Crops section of the site describes modern methods and techniques of professional farming, cultivation and propagation for the most plant species of major importance for agriculture. In particular, information and instructions for cultivation are provided for the main species of floriculture, aromatic and medicinal plants, Industrial crop plants, biomass and timber production plants, fruit trees and bushes, as well as for ornamental plants, those produced to meet the needs of the flower market, gardening and landscape architecture.


In the Pests section of the site are presented the main pests of agricultural crops, who are not other than insects, mites, nematodes, snails and slugs. The groups to which they belong are examined and also, in particular, for each one of them is given a description of its morphology, its biology and the environment in which it develops, becomes adult and complets its generations. Furthermore, detailed information is provided on the damage caused by them to both productive and in general, all plants of urban, agricultural and natural landscapes. At the same time, ways of preventing pests are examined and means and methods are proposed for their control.


In the Diseases section of the site, pathogens are presented as well as the natural factors that can cause minor or major diseases in plants while at the same time burdening the professional or amateur grower, increasing the cost of production of agricultural products. At the same time, ways of preventing disease are examined and means and methods are proposed for their control.


Every crop and cultivated plant in the field, orchard or greenhouse, needs plant protection against pests and diseases, which damage plant life and reduce growing crop production. In this section of the site, are presented the modern methods, techniques and plant protection products, which aim precisely at the protection of plant production, but also the possible negative effects from their application and use.


In the Soil & Substrates section, materials and methods for improving the soil of cultivated plants as well as substrates for both potted plants and crops under cover, are examined and presented.

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Climate & Soil Requirements of Pomegranate

A new series on commercial Pomegranate plantations begins with the article entitled ‘Climate & Soil Requirements of Pomegranate’. This article presents all the climatic and soil parameters that play a key role in the establishment, development and productivity of the Pomegranate trees.

Chlorpyrifos Molecule, One of the Organophosphate Pesticides

The Organophosphate Pesticides in Agriculture

The Organophosphate pesticides have a broad scope for the protection of cultivated plants. They are mainly insecticidal and acaricidal pesticides, which composed by active substances, some of which are among the most toxic chemicals ever devised by man. And in some cases have been used against human race by subhumans.

Horticultural Use of Zeolite as in a Salad Crop

Horticultural Use of Zeolite & its Products

The horticultural use of Zeolite and Zeolite products seems to be of increasing concern to both professionals and amateur growers. And everything seems to be good, since Zeolite, which is suitable for agricultural use, has quite attractive and remarkable interesting features.

Δικτύωση Καρπού Προσβεβλημένου από το Ωίδιο της Μηλιάς

Apple Powdery Mildew (Podosphaera leucotricha)

The Apple Powdery Mildew, which is caused by the ascomycete fungus Podosphaera leucotricha, represents an important disease of the tree and crop. But despite the name, it is not only one of the most serious diseases of Apple tree.

Planting Cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitata) - Cabbage Head

Headed Cabbage – Field Planting Cabbage

Field Planting Cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitata) is another link in the long and heavy chain of articles with which the editorial team of ‘Kalliergeia’ has the ambition to firmly tie the few remaining readers of the series. A series that – we have no reason to hide it – is clearly dedicated to the cultivation of this extremely popular and beneficial leafy vegetable.

Seeding Cabbage Methods - Extremely well-shaped head of Cabbage

Headed Cabbage – Seeding Cabbage Methods

Seeding Cabbage methods and techniques is the subject of the following article, which is contained in the lamentable series of articles devoted to cultivation of this so popular leafy vegetable whith endless scientific name Brassica oleracea var. capitata.



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