Orchard Alley Cropping the Subhumid Tropics

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1995: $0.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1997
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $8,310.00
Region: Western
State: Hawaii
Principal Investigator:
Craig Elevitch
Permanent Agriculture Resources

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: general tree fruits


  • Crop Production: agroforestry, continuous cropping, intercropping, nutrient cycling, organic fertilizers, contour farming
  • Education and Training: technical assistance, demonstration, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns, feasibility study, agricultural finance
  • Natural Resources/Environment: hedgerows, soil stabilization, hedges - woody
  • Pest Management: mulching - vegetative
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management, permaculture, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Soil Management: organic matter, soil analysis, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: sustainability measures
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