Sorghum for nematode and soil health management

Project Type: Graduate Student
Funds awarded in 2020: $25,000.00
Projected End Date: 08/31/2022
Host Institution Award ID: G169-21-W7902
Grant Recipient: University of Hawaii
Region: Western
State: Hawaii
Graduate Student:
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Koon-Hui Wang
University of Hawaii
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Amjad Ahmad
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Roshan Paudel
University of Hawaii
Joshua Silva
University of Hawaii at Manoa, College of Tropical Agriculture a
Dr. Philip Waisen
University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Division
This video showcases the multipurpose of sorghum as a cover crop in terms of suppressing plant-parasitic nematodes, adding soil carbon, improving water conservation and microbial activities in a vegetable agroecosystem in Hawaii.
Roshan Paudel, University of Hawaii
Koon-Hui Wang, University of Hawaii
Sabina BUdathoki, University of Hawaii
Michael Dolieslager, University of Hawaii
Hailey Catherman, University of Hawaii
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.