Reduced-Tillage Increases Nutrient Concentrations in Stored Winter Squash: Alpha-Carotene, Lutein, Phosphorus and Calcium

Project Type: Partnership
Funds awarded in 2017: $14,990.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2018
Grant Recipient: Rodale Institute
Region: Northeast
State: Pennsylvania
Project Leader:
Dr. Gladis Zinati
Rodale Institute
This article describes research by Dr. Gladis Zinati at Rodale Institute on increasing nutrient concentrations and phytochemicals in stored winter squash in reduced tillage management systems.
Gladis Zinati, Rodale Institute
Lavanya Reddivari, Purdue University
Daniel Kemper, Rodale Institute
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers; Consumers
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