Nematodes for Control of Plum Curculio

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1994: $3,305.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1994
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Brian Caldwell
Hemlock Grove Farm


  • Fruits: general small fruits


  • Pest Management: general pest management

    Proposal summary:

    I want to investigate the field efficiency of using commercially available beneficial nematodes to control the plum curculio, a serious apple pest.

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