Bio-Control of Corn Earworm and European Corn Borer in Sweet Corn

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1993: $1,510.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1993
Region: Northeast
State: Maryland
Project Leader:
Nicholas C. Maravell
Nick's Organic Farm


  • Vegetables: sweet corn


  • Pest Management: general pest management

    Proposal summary:

    Use multiple bio-control methods to control Corn Earworm and European Corn Borer in successive plantings of fresh market sweet corn. Also to establish clear procedures for farmers concerning scouting, timing of intervention and evaluation of results and to share useful information with other sustainable and organic growers.

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