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Anthracnose of coffee. July 1995. Pereira M. [Jamaica]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute; Agricultural Credit Bank of Jamaica

Coffee berry borer: identification, life cycle and control. July 1995. Reid J C. [Jamaica]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute; Agricultural Credit Bank of Jamaica

The coffee leaf miner: identification, life cycle and control. July 1995. Reid J C and Dalip C. [Jamaica]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute; Agricultural Credit Bank of Jamaica

Coffee leaf rust. July 1995. Pereira M. [Jamaica]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute; Agricultural Credit Bank of Jamaica

CITRUS

Rearing parasites of citrus root weevils. [1990s]. Clarke-Harris D, Simpson D and James, O. [St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.

COCONUT

Producing coconuts using the dwarf plant. 2011. Pilgrim R. CARDI Factsheet SL/001/10. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.

 

GOLDEN APPLE

Golden apple Spondias cytherea Sonn.: an emerging commercially important fruit (from production to processing). 2012. R Andall, J. Blackman, A. Gleen and F. Shah. Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute. More (462KB, PDF)

Dwarfing tall golden apple (Spondias cytherea Sonn.) in Grenada. 2008. Andall R. CARDI Factsheet GR/002/07. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute. More

MANGO

Mango topworking. Sept 1989. Taylor M and Hammerton J L. CARDI Factsheet CP-F/15.89. [Barbados]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
Reprinted May 1992.

WATERMELON

How to grow watermelon successfully. [1987]. CARDI Factsheet CP-F/12.87. [St. Augustine, Trinidad]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute
Reprinted September 1987 and February 1989.

Hot pepper varieties for commercial production in the Caribbean. 2011. Adams H, Ramtahal N. and Seebaran N. CARDI Factsheet TT/002/10.St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.

New hot pepper lines for the Caribbean. December 1999. Adams H and Paulraj L, Roberts C and Sisnett D. St. Michael, Barbados: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute  More

Progress in the selection of Cayenne pepper for processing. December 1999. Adams H, Paulraj L, Roberts C and Sisnett D. St. Michael, Barbados: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute  More

Some diseases of hot pepper in the Caribbean Community countries. April 1992. McDonald F and Muller G. CARDI Factsheet CP-F/20.92. [Barbados]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute  More

GENERAL

Intercropping sugar cane with legumes in Jamaica. October 1980. Thomas A. CARDI Factsheet A/F/1/80. St. Michael, Barbados: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.

PEANUTS

Peanuts: A crop for St. Kitts and Nevis. February 1983. Lowery J. St. Kitts and Nevis: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.

PIGEON PEAS

Growing the new pigeon pea in Barbados. March 1984. Clarke B A. CARDI Factsheet A/F-2.84. [Barbados]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.

Pigeon pea pod-borers and their control. February 1985. Alam M M, Gibbs I H, Alleyne E and Hammerton, J (ed.). CARDI Factsheet PP/F-2.85. [Barbados]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

SOYABEAN – LEGUMES

Vegetable soyabean. December 1986. Sajjapongse A. CARDI Factsheet A-F7.87. [St. Augustine, Trinidad]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

Nutmeg decline: Grenada. February, 1981. James F. CARDI number NRP-G.1. St. Michael, Barbados: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.

Nutmeg Root Rot. [2004]. Paulraj L, Andall R, Charles E, Ferguson E and Courtney R. CARDI Factsheet RD/005/04. [Grenada]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.

Commercial anthurium production. May 1991. Chandler F. CARDI Factsheet CP-F/18.90. [St. Augustine, Trinidad]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.  Commercial Anthurium Production

CASSAVA

Commercial cassava production. October 1989. Chandler F. CARDI Factsheet CP-F/16.89. [St. Augustine, Trinidad]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute. Reprinted July 1992.  More

 

 

DASHEEN

A guide to producing dasheen for export. [1980s]. Adams H. [Dominica]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.   More

Post – harvest treatment of dasheen to ensure 4 weeks shelf life. [1980s]. Adams H, and Royer J. [Dominica]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.   More

EDDOES

A guide for producing eddoes for export. [1980s]. Adams H. [Dominica]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.   More

 

SWEET POTATO

Construction and use of pheromone traps in sweet potato production. [1990s]. Lawrence J and Myers P. [St. Augustine, Trinidad]:  Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.  Construction and use of pheromone traps in sweet potato production

Integrated pest management of the sweet potato weevil. [1990s]. Lawrence J. [St. Augustine, Trinidad]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute  Integrated Pest Management of Sweet Potato Weevil

TANNIA

 

Improving tannia production in the Windward Islands. [1986]. Adams H, McDonald F and Pennycooke J. CARDI Factsheet CP-F/1.86. [St. Augustine, Trinidad]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute. Reprinted November 1994

 

Improving tannia production. March 1985. Adams H and Pattanjalidial. CARDI Factsheet PP/F-2/86. [St. Augustine, Trinidad]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.

 

 

YAM

 

A farmer’s guide to growing white yam in the Eastern Caribbean: some questions and answers. May 1991. Rao M M and Newton R. CARDI Factsheet CP-F /19.90. [St. Augustine, Trinidad]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute. Farmers guide to growing white yam in Eastern Cbbean

 

Guide to maintaining a good quality yam crop. June 1989. Chandler F L. CARDI Factsheet PP/F-7.89. [Barbados]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute. Revised and expanded edition. Guide to maintaining good quality yam crop 1989 ed

 

 

GENERAL

Efficient crop management for quality vegetable production. July 1987. Chandler F. CARDI Factsheet CP-F / 9.87. [St. Augustine, Trinidad]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
Reprinted May 1992

The production of vegetable seedlings. March 1986. Sajjapongse A. [St. Augustine, Trinidad]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.

Tyre gardens. February 1992. Hudson C. CARDI Factsheet CP-F / 21.92. [Barbados]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.

BROCCOLI

Grow your own broccoli. September 1985. Fletcher R E and Weekes C S. CARDI Factsheet MN1-FS 1/85. Plymouth, Montserrat: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute. More

CABBAGE

How to grow cabbage successfully. 1987. CARDI Factsheet CP-F 11.87. [St. Augustine, Trinidad]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
ReprintedSeptember 1987 and March 1992.

CARROTS

Leaf blights of carrots in the English speaking Caribbean. June 1980. Small W. CARDI Factsheet PD-001/80. St. Michael, Barbados: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.

CAULIFLOWER

Growing cauliflower. December 1986. Sajjapongse A. CARDI Factsheet A-F / 8.87. [St. Augustine, Trinidad]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
Reprinted March 1992. More

CHRISTOPHENE

Eat St. Lucian produce: Christophene. May 1985.Chase V. Castries, St. Lucia: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.

EGGPLANT

Eggplant production for Grenada. October 1980. Buckmire K U. CARDI Factsheet PT.1/80. St. Michael, Barbados: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.

ESCALLION

Escallion production. February 1985. Suah J R R. CARDI Factsheet A / F-4.85. [Barbados]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
Reprinted January 1989.

LETTUCE

How to grow lettuce successfully. [1980]. CARDI Factsheet CP-F / 10.80. [St. Augustine, Trinidad]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
Reprinted September 1987 and March 1992.  More

Lettuce varieties for Belize. August 1977. CARDI pamphlet no.3. Belmopan, Belize: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.

ONIONS

Onion production for St. Kitts and Nevis. January 1991. Leach J. CARDI Factsheet CP-F /17.90. [St. Augustine, Trinidad]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
Reprinted May 1992.  More

GENERAL

Control of insect pests. July 1986. Alam M M and Hammerton J L (ed.). CARDI Factsheet PP/F-3.86. [St. Augustine, Trinidad]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.

Weather-related forecasting models and pest management in agriculture. Part 1: benefits and required inputs. 2011.  Sinha A.  CARDI Factsheet  BZ/001/11. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute. Weather related forecasting models and pest management in agri Part 1

Weather-related forecasting models and pest management in agriculture. Part 2: application, model development and implementation. 2011.  Sinha A.  CARDI Factsheet  BZ/002/11. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute. Weather related forecasting models and pest management in agri Part 2

 

DIAMOND-BACK MOTH

Diamond-back moth and its control. July 1987. Alam M M, Reid J and Gibbs I H. CARDI Factsheet PP-F/5.87. [St. Augustine, Trinidad]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
Reprinted March 1992.

HIBISCUS MEALYBUG

Classical biocontrol of the hibiscus mealybug. [1990s]. Gautam R D. [St. Augustine, Trinidad]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute; FAO.

The pink mealybug in the Caribbean. February 1996. Eades A (comp.). [St. Augustine, Trinidad]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.

The hibiscus mealybug. [1990s]. Gautam R D. [St. Augustine, Trinidad]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute; FAO.

The pink mealybug. [1990s]. Gibbs I and Chandler L. [Grenada]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute; Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Grenada.

OTHER PESTS

Please refer to specific crops listed in CARDI Factsheets section for information on other pests.

Weeds and their control. August 1984. Clarke B A and Hammerton J I. CARDI Factsheet A/F-3.84. [Barbados]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
Reprinted August 1988.

What you always wanted to know about weedkillers (but didn’t know whom to ask). October 1988. Hammerton J. CARDI Factsheet CP-F/14.88. [Barbados]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.


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