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Vegetables and Root Crops

Click here for CTAHR publications on vegetables, enter “crop of interest” and click on "Search Publications." Farmers Bookshelf contains information on Tropical Crop Production in Hawai`i. Click on [Home Garden Vegetables] or [Vegetables], and then select [crop of interest].

Click here to purchase vegetable seeds from CTAHR

To learn how to control insect pests on a particular vegetable crop:
Crop Knowledge Master contains general information on pest hosts, distribution, damage, biology, and management in the form of pest summaries.

To down-load publications of CTAHR faculty:

For information on various Vegetable Variety Trials conducted in Hawai`i:
Go to the web site of Dr. Hector R. Valenzuela (Vegetable Crops Extension Specialist):

For information on Farmer’s Markets on the Big Island (non-CTAHR web sites):

For more information on sustainable or organic farming systems (non-CTAHR web sites):

Other non-CTAHR Websites that may be of interest/use:

For back-yard gardeners with questions about vegetables and root crops:
Master Gardeners are available to answer your questions on M, Tu, and F from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Komohana Agricultural Complex, 875 Komohana St., Hilo, HI 96720, 808-981-5199 ext. 202 or 203. They are available to answer your questions on Th 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Kona Cooperative Extension Office, 79-7381 Hawaii Belt Rd., Kealakekua, HI 96750, (808) 322-4895. Please call first to confirm the dates and times of availability.

UH CTAHR Vegetable & Root Crop Extension and Research Personnel