The main reason to plant grafted tomato plants is to protect the plants from soil-borne diseases such as bacterial wilt, root knot nematode, and Fusarium wilt.
The LSU AgCenter Vegetable Specialist had the opportunity to visit Mendel University in the Czech Republic.
The LFVGA and the LSU AgCenter work together to promote best management practices of Louisiana-grown fruit and vegetables. These photos are from some of our past fruit and vegetable field days.
Bell peppers were grown at Burden to determine a good-quality sweet peppers that readily matured into a color other than green.
Summer squash is an important component of the American diet.
Results from the 2016 LSU AgCenter Pumpkin Variety Trial
The carrot variety trial was conducted in the early spring 2016 season. Fourteen carrot varieties were grown at three locations.
This article provides small and large growers with the data collected from the 2012 watermelon demonstration plot at Burden Center in Baton Rouge, La.
Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus-resistant tomato variety were grown at the Botanic Gardens at Burden to determine optimum yields.
Downy mildew is a potentially devastating disease of all cucurbits. Disease symptoms, development, control measures and color photographs of symptoms on pumpkin, cucumber and watermelon are included. (PDF format only)
This manual is intended to help small greenhouse tomato growers in Louisiana and elsewhere grow a successful crop using perlite or pine bark medium. Small growers can produce vine-ripened, high-quality fruit that can be delivered to the local market on the same day of harvest.