New Niche Science Magazine Focuses on Olericulture
Olericulture is the science and technology of cultivating and producing vegetables. The niche science magazine Olericulture.org releases news related to the scientific and commercial aspects of the cultivation and production of vegetables.
(PRWEB) October 01, 2011
The Olericulture Magazine is divided into two major parts, i.e., vegetable crops and olericulture research.
The Vegetable Crops category comprises traditional major crops plus minor vegetables including herbs, mushrooms and a wide range of Asian vegetables. Within this section Olericulture.org provides information about the aspects of cultivation, production, postharvest, storage and marketing of vegetables. This category currently comprises the crops asparagus, beetroot, bell pepper, broccoli, Brussels sprout, cabbage, cantaloupe, carrot, cauliflower, celeriac, chard, chili pepper, Chinese cabbage, Chinese chives, chives, collard and kale, honeydew melon, leaf celery, muskmelon and stalk celery. It also includes a comprehensive category on production of bamboo including cultivation for edible shoots, pests and diseases, harvest, postharvest, and storage. These crop categories are divided into a general section and a research section, the latter providing scientific information and links to peer-reviewed papers, research articles, theses, books, abstracts, and other scholarly literature on the respective crop.
Olericulture.org’s top 20 pages currently include crops of asparagus, bell pepper, garlic, pumpkin, and string bean.
The Olericulture Research category provides scientific information and links to peer-reviewed papers, research articles, theses, books, abstracts, and other scholarly literature on the cultivation and production of vegetables. It is currently subdivided into 361 sections. Besides a large collection of references, each of these sections includes links to scientific definitions and reviews on particular scientific terms.
Olericulture.org was launched in 1996 and has emerged as a comprehensive aggregator of websites and science references in the applied life science olericulture. The site is now under new management and has just been republished.
Users who wish to submit their own or their company’s website for inclusion in Olericulture.org are welcome to submit their listing through the site. Furthermore, the site maintains a number of RSS feeds which enables users to subscribe to their most favorite topics within the site. For better public exposure Olericulture.org also maintains and continously updates the Twitter account @Olericulture .
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