Delivery of Biological Control Information and Technology in Florida

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2001: $49,919.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2003
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $44,030.00
Region: Southern
State: Florida
Principal Investigator:
James Cuda
University of Florida

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: cotton, peanuts, potatoes, rice, soybeans, sugarcane, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Fruits: avocados, bananas, berries (other), citrus, grapes, melons, peaches, plums, berries (strawberries)
  • Nuts: pecans
  • Vegetables: cabbages, eggplant
  • Additional Plants: tobacco, herbs, native plants, ornamentals
  • Animals: bees, bovine, poultry, swine, fish
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: manure management, range improvement, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: decision support system, demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, networking, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, cooperatives, feasibility study, risk management
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity, habitat enhancement, wetlands
  • Pest Management: allelopathy, biological control, biorational pesticides, botanical pesticides, chemical control, competition, cultural control, disease vectors, economic threshold, field monitoring/scouting, integrated pest management, mating disruption, physical control, mulching - plastic, precision herbicide use, prevention, trap crops, weather monitoring, weed ecology
  • Production Systems: holistic management
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter
  • Sustainable Communities: urban agriculture, sustainability measures
    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.