Entries for the 'Hortikulturë(en)' Category
Thursday, May 16, 2013
The White Marjoram - Origanum heracleoticum L. Fam. Lamiaceae Cultivation Techniques
The white marjoram is a long-living plant, green, half-bush from the Lamiceae family. It is characterized with an extremely strong root system, which is highly branched with many thin roots. The above-surface part of the plant is characterized by a high number of stems with height (60-80cm), which are dendritic and when close to the ground often lay flat. The leaves are thin, 3-4cm at length with short tails while the flowers are a combination of white and yellow and the entire plant has a very pleasing smell. The plant can withstand mowing. The white marjoram can remain in the same surface 3-5 years.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Black Marshmallow - Malva Sylvestris Ssp Mauritanica (l.) Cultivation Techniques
It is an extremely common plant, found in all continents, all around Kosovo, usually found by sidewalks, in landscapes, gardens, wastelands, etc. The leaves and flowers are harvested; until now, only the wild forms have been harvested. The organized cultivation of the black marshmallow has recently begun to ensure higher quality and a higher standard. In organized cultivation, the sough-after type of leaves and flowers for harvesting are those that are bigger on average than the wild, natural growing types.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
White Marshmallow (Althaea Officinalis) Cultivation Techniques
White Marshmallow can be found near large rivers, moist landscapes, and near roads as wild plants. Due to an ever-increasing demand for white marshmallows during the recent years, in addition to natural growth, white marshmallow is now being systematically cultivated. In the cultivated versions of the marshmallow, the roots are stiffer, wider and have more mucus than the naturally growing version.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
EU Special Representative Mr. Samuel Zbogar visits IADK
The EU Special Representative and Head of the European Union Office in Kosovo Mr. Samuel Zbogar, during his visit to the city of Mitrovica, visited the IADK project, the intensive apple orchard in Vaganica.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Two agro-meteorological stations installed
IADK installed two agro-meteorological weather stations, one in village Vaganica of Mitrovica municipality and the other in Pestova village of Vushtrri. The first one with the apple module, and the second one for potato.