Demonstrating a Sustainable Agricultural System by Using Beneficial Insects

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1993: $1,306.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1993
Region: Northeast
State: Massachusetts
Project Leader:


  • Vegetables: cucurbits


  • Production Systems: general crop production

    Proposal summary:

    To show and demonstrate that it is feasible and economical and environmentally sound to grow a high quality crop of hydroponic European cucumbers by using integrated pest management for controlling common greenhouse and cucumber pests.

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