Evaluation of Five Organic Techniques for Controlling Flea Beetles on Kennebec Potatoes

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1993: $755.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1993
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $515.00
Region: Northeast
State: West Virginia
Project Leader:
Myra Bonhage-Hale
La Paix Herb Farm


  • Agronomic: general grain crops


  • Pest Management: general pest management

    Proposal summary:

    Compare the effectiveness of five organic techniques (Reemay cloth, hot pepper spray, lime dusting, centrum vitamins and vitamin E solution) in controlling flea beetles on potato plants.

    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.