3. Field Planting

  1. Donald N. Maynard1 and
  2. George J. Hochmuth2

Published Online: 27 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470121474.ch3

Knott's Handbook for Vegetable Growers, Fifth Edition

Knott's Handbook for Vegetable Growers, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Maynard, D. N. and Hochmuth, G. J. (2006) Field Planting, in Knott's Handbook for Vegetable Growers, Fifth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470121474.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Florida, Wimauma, Florida, USA

  2. 2

    University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 27 SEP 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471738282

Online ISBN: 9780470121474

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Keywords:

  • scheduling successive plantings;
  • precision planting equipment and row covers;
  • spacing of vegetables;
  • precision seeding, seed priming, and polyethylene mulch;
  • temperatures for vegetables

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Temperatures for Vegetables

  • Scheduling Successive Plantings

  • Time Required for Seedling Emergence

  • Seed Requirements

  • Planting Rates for Large Seeds

  • Spacing of Vegetables

  • Precision Seeding

  • Seed Priming

  • Vegetative Propagation

  • Polyethylene Mulches

  • Row Covers

  • Windbreaks

  • Additional Sources of Information on Plasticulture