Organic "Bag Culture" of Greenhouse Peppers

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1994: $5,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1995
Region: Northeast
State: Massachusetts
Project Leader:


  • Vegetables: peppers


  • Pest Management: general pest management

    Proposal summary:

    I want to develop a reliable and organically certifiable "bag" culture system for greenhouse crops as a means of avoiding soil-borne pathogens in greenhouse soils. I propose to set up trials of three fertilization solutions for containerized peppers, using four replications of each. Two of these solutions will meet organic certification standards while the last, my "control", will not.

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