Lettuce

We recommend the following information sources about lettuce.
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collapse General Production Information
Lettuce (Center for Crop Diversification)

Midwest Vegetable Production Guide (ID-56)

collapse Insect Pests and their Management
Vegetable Insect Identification (E-65-W) (pdf)

collapse Diseases and their Management
Vegetable MD Online - Leafy Vegetable Fact Sheets (Cornell University) (Web site) Includes: Nematodes, Viruses.

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

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 Pulses (Web site)

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

collapse Organizations
British Leafy Salads Association (Web site)

Lettuce Links from HORT 410, Vegetable Crops Course at Purdue

collapse Other Links
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