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Commodities & Themes

  • Cereals & Grain Legumes
  • Hot Peppers
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Small Ruminants
  • Fruits & Vegetables
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Emerging Issues
  • Protected Agriculture
  • Climate Change for Agricultural Development

Crops

  • Andall R. 2003. The dwarfing effect of grafting and pruning on large traditional golden apple (Spondias cytherea Sonn.). Paper presented at the 39th Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Food Crops Society, Grenada. 13-19 July 2003
  • Andall R. and Baldeo S. 2001. The effect of fruit inflorescence pruning on fruit size and yield of dwarf golden apple (Spondias cytherea Sonn.). A paper presented at the 37th Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Food Crops Society, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, 15-20 July 2001
  • CARDI. 2008. Strengthening stakeholders capacity in the regional fruit and vegetable industry. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute. CD-ROM
    • Conference hosted by CARICOM Secretariat, Common Fund for Commodities and, Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, 17 Mar 2008.
      Presents proceedings the All ACP Agricultural Commodities Programme/Regional Fruits and Vegetables One-day meeting. The objective of the meeting is to discuss amongst fruit and vegetable producers/representatives, the status of the region’s fruit and vegetable industry, and plans for the formation of a regional fruit and vegetable commodity association. The sequel to the formation of the association would be its representation at the Caribbean leg of the All ACP Agricultural Commodities Programme workshop scheduled for April 2008 in Jamaica.
  • Clarke-Harris D O, Fleischer S J and Fuller C. 2002. Evaluation of the efficacy of new chemistries for controlling major Lepidoptera pests on vegetable Amaranth in Jamaica. A paper presented at the 13th Annual Conference of the Jamaican Society for Agricultural Sciences, Bodles, Jamaica, 18-19 June 2002
  • Clarke-Harris D. 2003. Rational pesticide use in IPM of pesticide-reliant vegetable crops in the Caribbean. Presented at the 39th Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Food Crops Society, Grenada, 13-19 July 2003
  • Adams H and Sisnett D. 2001. Development of breeding lines from hot pepper cultivar, West Indies Red. A paper presented at the 37th Annual Meeting the Caribbean Food Crops Society, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, 15-20-July 2001
  • Adams H, Lauckner F B and Sisnett D. 2001. Effect of high plant population densities on yields, plant and fruit characteristics of the hot pepper cultivar, West Indies Red. A paper presented at the 37th Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Food Crops Society, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, 15-20-July 2001
  • Adams H V. 2003. Production of new and improved hot pepper cultivars for the Caribbean. A paper presented at the National Agricultural Research Conference, Cave Hill, Barbados, 5-6 May 2003
  • Conference hosted by Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Barbados
  • CARDI. 2005. Opportunities in the hot pepper industry: seminar proceedings. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
    • Conference: Opportunities in the hot pepper industry seminar, Couva, Trinidad and Tobago, 28 June 2005
      Partial contents: Hot pepper production: systems and challenges – Marketing Trinidad and Tobago’s hot peppers in the USA – Business venture: production of hot peppers for the fresh market – Creating a competitive hot pepper industry in Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean through the management of indigenous hot pepper genetic resources – Postharvest issues in hot pepper production – Strategic plan for the Trinidad and Tobago Hot Pepper Association 2005-2010 – Agricultural Development Bank of Trinidad and Tobago
  • CARDI. 2004. Proceedings of the Caribbean hot pepper industry workshop – charting the way forward. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
    Conference: Caribbean hot pepper industry workshop – charting the way forward, Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago), 26-28 Nov 2003
    Sessions: Market overview of the hot pepper industry – Overview of the regional hot pepper industry – General overview of the hot pepper industry -Strategic plan and the establishment of an industry committee.
    Chillies, Marketing, Agronomy, Postharvest Technology, Financing, Genetic Resources, Trinidad and Tobago, Belize, Guyana, Dominica, Saint Lucia, Grenada, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Roberts C and Paulraj L. 2005. Pepper viral diseases affecting production of selected germplasm at CARDI Hot Pepper Breeding Centre. Paper presented at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Food Crops Society, Gosier, Guadeloupe, July 10-16, 2005.
  • Roberts C and Hope R. 2004. Preliminary evaluation of West Indian Hot Pepper (Capsicum chinense Jacq.) landraces and improved selections. A paper presented at the National Agricultural Conference, Barbados, 2004.
    • Conference hosted by Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Barbados
      Robin G (comp.). 2006. Proceedings of the hot pepper industry symposium. Roseau, Commonwealth of Dominica: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
      Conference: Hot pepper industry symposium, Roseau (Commonwealth of Dominica), 20 Apr 2006. Hosted by CARDI; DEXIA; and Ministry of Agriculture
      Presents the stakeholders’ perspective of Dominica’s hot pepper industry, as well as constraints they experienced and their recommendations on the way forward. Stakeholders included: farmers; Parry W. Bellot & Co.; Agricultural Industrial and Development Bank; National Development Foundation of Dominica; DEXIA – Dominica Export Import Agency. Includes the paper: Production for agro-processing by CARDI researchers.

Sweet Potato

  • Dalip, K M. 2002. Integrated Pest Management: General principles of IPM and strategies used against the sweet potato weevil, Cylas formicarius. Presentation at Sweet potato Open Day/Symposium, St Kitts, November 26, 2002,
  • Titus P and Dalip K. 2006. Managing the white grub Phyllophaga spp. (Coleoptera:Scarabaeidae) affecting sweet potato, Ipomoea batatas L (Convolulaceae) in St Vincent and the Grenadines. Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Food Crops Society, Puerto Rico, 9-15 July, 2006.

Dasheen

  • Pilgrim R N. 2001. Determination of optimum harvest interval for “Red Petiole” dasheen Colocasia esculenta (L) Scott Var. esculenta in Dominica. A paper presented at the 37th Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Food Crops Society, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, 15-20-July 2001
  • Robin G C. 2006. Developing systems for sustainable production of export grade dasheen (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott var. esculenta) in Dominica. Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Food Crops Society, Puerto Rico, 9-15 July, 2006.
  • Robin, G. 2003. The effects of agronomic practices, seasonality and agro-ecological zones, on suckering, scarring and weight of dasheen (Colocasia esculenta (L) Schott var. esculenta). A paper presented at the 39th Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Food Crops Society, Grenada, 13-19 July 2003
  • Robin, G. 2003. Taro (Colocasia esculenta (L) Schott Var. esculenta): production, constraints and research in Dominica and other Caribbean countries. Paper presented at the 3rd Taro Symposium, Nadi, Fiji., 21– 23 May 2003
  • Robin G C. 2005. Validating cultural, agro-ecological, post-harvest and agro-processing technologies for making dasheen (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott var. esculenta) chips in Dominica. Paper presented at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Food Crops Society, Gosier, Guadeloupe, July 10-16, 2005.

Root Crops – General

  • Iton A, Sarojini R and Pemberton C. 2004. Consumption patterns of roots and tubers in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Paper presented at the 25th West Indies Agricultural Economics Conference, Suriname, August 15-21, 2004.
  • Robin G C. 2006. Current root and tuber crops research in the Caribbean. Paper presented at the 14th Triennal Symposium of the International Society for Tropical Root Crops, Triruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, 20-26 Nov 2006.
  • Robin G C. 2004. The International Society for Tropical Root Crops (ISTRC): a Caribbean branch. A poster presented at the 40th Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Food Crops Society, St. John, United States Virgin Islands, 19-23 July 2004.
  • Dalip K M. 2004. The case of farmers, national, regional and international agencies partnering for the control of coffee berry borer in Jamaica. A paper presented at the 40th Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Food Crops Society, St. John, United States Virgin Islands, 19-23 July 2004.
  • Paulraj, L and Myrie W. 2006. Coconut lethal yellowing in Nevis. Poster presentation at the 42nd Annual Meeting of Caribbean Food Crops Society, Carolina, Puerto Rico, 9-15, 2006.
  • Paulraj, L. 2003. Survey of sugarcane ratoon stunting disease in commercial fields of Barbados. A paper presented at the National Agricultural Research Conference, Cave Hill Barbados, 5-6 May 2003
  • Conference hosted by Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Barbados
 

Integrated Pest Management – General

  • Clarke-Harris D O. 2002. IPM Related activities in the Caribbean. A paper presented during the Regional Workshop on the Reduction/Elimination and Management of Pesticides in the Context of the Stockholm Convention on Persistence Organic Pollutants and the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal, Port of Spain Trinidad and Tobago, 22-25 April 2002
  • Dalip, K M. 2002. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) with special emphasis on stored products. Presentation at Workshop on Alternatives to Methyl Bromide, Kingston, Jamaica, 7 October, 2002
  • Dalip K M, Webb F, Lawrence J and Robinson D E. 2002. Rearing of Cephalonomia stephanoderis under laboratory conditions in Jamaica. A paper presented at the 13th Annual Conference of the Jamaican Society for Agricultural Sciences, Bodles, Jamaica, 18-19 June 2002

Other Pests

Please refer to the list of crops in the Proceedings section for information on pests of a crop and the particular pest management system for the crop.


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