Ultraviolet Light absorbing films and nets for insect and disease control in an organic greenhouse

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2002: $8,010.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Region: Southern
State: Florida
Principal Investigator:

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: other, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Vegetables: tomatoes
  • Animals: goats


  • Animal Production: feed/forage
  • Crop Production: fallow, fertigation, foliar feeding, multiple cropping, organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, community-supported agriculture, marketing management
  • Pest Management: biological control, botanical pesticides, competition, compost extracts, disease vectors, integrated pest management, mulches - killed, mating disruption, prevention, row covers (for pests), sanitation, soil solarization, traps
  • Production Systems: general crop production
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: sustainability measures
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