Alternative Sustainable Practices for Selected Crops in Puerto Rico

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1997: $10,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2002
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $15,000.00
Region: Southern
State: Puerto Rico
Principal Investigator:
Miguel F. Monroig
University of Puerto Rico

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: bananas, general tree fruits


  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: extension, technical assistance
  • Pest Management: cultural control, integrated pest management, mulches - killed, mulches - living, precision herbicide use, sanitation, mulching - vegetative
  • Production Systems: general crop production
  • Soil Management: organic matter, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: sustainability measures
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