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.

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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, which for the former are none other than insects, mites, nematodes, snails and slugs, while for the latter, weeds and invasives plants. 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.


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


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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The Management of Black Spot of Rose - Diplocarpon rosae Black Spots on Rose Leaves

The Management of Black Spot of Rose

The following unique and unrepeatable (literally) article deals with the Rose Black Spot disease (the ascomycete fungus Diplocarpon rosae – Marssonina rosae), plus the description of the parasite establishment and the symptoms caused by its infection on the poor and unlucky commercial or domestic growing plants.

Invsiveness of Lantana camara - The Flowers of Lantana camara Invasive Shrub

Invsiveness of Lantana camara (West Indian Lantana)

This time the West Indian Lantana (Lantana camara) is not presented as an ornamental shrub, but as an invasive plant and persistent weed with great invasive power, which creates serious problems in agriculture, animal husbandry, economy, ecology and environment but indirectly, even in man himself.

Μελανή Κηλίδωση της Τριανταφυλλιάς (Diplocarpon rosae) στα Φύλλα του Φυτού

Diplocarpon rosae (Black Spot of Rose) Fungus

The Diplocarpon rosae (Black Spot of Rose) is a special disease of the plant (and a big headache for its growers), since this pathogen ascomycete fungus lives exclusively in it, causing great damage, especially in field crops, reaching up to total defoliation, significantly degrading the quality of the growing product.

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.

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.

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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