We recommend the following information sources about lettuce.
collapse General Production Information
Greenhouse lettuce, greens and herbs (University of Kentucky) (pdf)

Lettuce (The Ohio State University) (pdf)

Midwest Vegetable Production Guide (ID-56)

Midwest Vegetable Production Guide (ID-56) - Salad and Greens Crops Section (pdf)

Muskmelon (Cantaloupe) (University of Kentucky) (pdf)

collapse Insect Pests and their Management
Common Vegetable Insects (E-88) (pdf)

Leaf Crop Insect ID Web Site at Purdue Entomology

Vegetable Insect Identification (E-65-W) (pdf)

collapse Diseases and their Management
Lettuce Diseases (University of Arizona) (Web site) Includes: Bottom Rot, Downy Mildew, Leaf Drop, Powdery Mildew, Viruses, Tipburn

Vegetable MD Online - Leafy Vegetable Fact Sheets (Cornell University) (Web site) Includes: Nematodes, Viruses.

collapse Nutritional Disorders and their Management
Tipburn of Lettuce (University of Arizona) (html)

collapse Post Harvest Handling
Postharvest Handling Systems: flower, leafy and stem vegetables (UC Davis) (html)

Produce Facts - Lettuce, Crisphead (UC Davis) (html)

Produce Facts - Lettuce, Romaine (UC Davis) (html)

collapse Economics and Marketing
Leafy Greens: The Foundation of the Vegetable Industry Agricultural Outlook/February 1998 (pdf)

Lettuce: In and Out of the Bag Agricultural Outlook/April 2001 (pdf)

Recent Changes in Marketing and Trade Practices in the U.S. Lettuce and Fresh-Cut Vegetable Industries ERS Electronic Agriculture Information Bulletin No. 767. 19pp, May 2001 (Web site)

The Lettuce and Fresh-Cut Vegetable Industries: Marketing Channels, Sales, Arrangements, Fees, and Services Vegetables and Specialties Situation and Outlook/VGS-283/April 2001 (pdf)

USDA Grade Standards - Dandelion Greens (pdf)

USDA Grade Standards - Endive, Escarole and Chicory (pdf)

USDA Grade Standards - Field Grown Leaf Lettuce (pdf)

USDA Grade Standards - Greenhouse Leaf Lettuce pdf)

USDA Grade Standards - Lettuce (pdf)

USDA Grade Standards - Romaine (pdf)

USDA-Economic Research Service: Vegetable and Melon Briefing Room (Web site)

collapse Greenhouse Production
A Handbook for the Production of CEA-grown Hydroponic Lettuce (Cornell University) (Web site)

collapse Research Reports
1998 Lettuce Cultivar Trials (The Ohio State University) (html)

collapse Organizations
British Leafy Salads Association (Web site)

Lettuce Links from HORT 410, Vegetable Crops Course at Purdue

collapse Other Links
Lettuce Links

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