Sustainable Flea Beetle Management in Broccoli

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1995: $850.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1995
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $1,225.00
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:


  • Vegetables: broccoli


  • Pest Management: general pest management

    Proposal summary:

    Aaron Garbiel will test two alternative methods for controlling flea beetle damage to spring broccoli. Gabriel will use commercially available nematodes which are labeled for controlling flea beetle larvae in soil and Chinese cabbage as a trap crop for controlling adult flea beetles.

    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.