collapse General Production Information
Bell Peppers (University of Kentucky) (pdf)

Midwest Vegetable Production Guide (ID-56)

Midwest Vegetable Production Guide (ID-56) - Pepper Section (pdf)

Peppers (The Ohio State University) (pdf)

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

Pepper Insect ID Web Site at Purdue Entomology

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

collapse Diseases and their Management
Pepper Fungicide Guide for Indiana 2011 and Pepper Management Time Line (BP-74-W) (pdf)

Vegetable MD Online - Pepper Fact Sheets (Cornell University) (Web site)

collapse Nutritional Disorders and their Management
Blossom-End Rot in Tomatoes (University of Massachusetts) (pdf) Good description of the disorder. Information is applicable to peppers also.

Blossom-End Rot of Tomato, Pepper, and Eggplant (The Ohio State University) (html)

Photos of Blossom-End Rot on Bell and Jalapeno Pepper (html)

collapse Post Harvest Handling
Illustrated Guides to Grading Vegetables - Sweet Pepper (html)

Produce Facts - Bell Pepper (UC Davis) (html)

collapse Economics and Marketing
2002 MSU Bell Pepper Budget for above paper (Michigan State University) (xls)

Commodity Highlight: Bell Peppers (pdf)

Cost of Fresh Market Sweet Bell Pepper Production in Macomb County, Michigan (Staff Paper 2002-33) (Michigan State University) (pdf)

Kentucky Vegetable Production Budgets (University of Kentucky) (Web site)

Sweet Peppers: Saved by the Bell Agricultural Outlook/December 2001 (pdf)

USDA Grade Standards- Peppers (pdf)

USDA Grade Standards- Sweet Peppers (pdf)

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

collapse Research Reports
Bacterial Spot Resistance, Yield and Quality of Bell and Specialty Peppers (pdf)Bacterial Spot Resistance, Yield and Quality of Bell and Specialty Peppers (pdf)

Biological Control of European Corn Borers in Bell Peppers in 2002 Fruit and Vegetable Crops Research Report (University of Kentucky) (pdf) Complete report is a 65-pg. document. See p. 52.

Book of Abstracts of the 17th Annual International Pepper Conference. (pdf)

Midwest Vegetable Trial Reports

Proceedings of the 16th International Pepper Conference (Web site)

Purdue Pepper Research Reports

Research Reports from The Ohio State University (Web site) Variety trials

Response of Bell Pepper to Planting Date (Iowa State University) (pdf)

Univeristy of Kentucky's 2000 Fruit and Vegetable Crops Research Report (html)

Univeristy of Kentucky's 2001 Fruit and Vegetable Crops Research Report (PR-452) (pdf)

collapse Organizations
2006 World Pepper Convention

The Chile Pepper Institute

World Pepper Organization

collapse Other Links
Pepper Links

Pepper Links from HORT 410, Vegetable Crops Course at Purdue


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