New Living Mulch and Cover Crop Combinations for Weed Suppression and Natural Enemy Enhancement

Project Type: Graduate Student
Funds awarded in 2019: $14,009.00
Projected End Date: 09/30/2021
Grant Recipient: University of Maryland, College Park
Region: Northeast
State: Maryland
Graduate Student:
Faculty Advisor:
Dr. Cerruti R. R. Hooks
University of Maryland
This video highlights research being conducted in the Hooks Lab in the University of Maryland's Department of Entomology using novel living mulch and cover crop combinations to suppress weeds and increase beneficial insect abundance in sweet corn production.
Veronica Yurchak, University of Maryland Department of Entomology
Alan Leslie, University of Maryland Extension - Charles County
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.