Alternative Control of Soil Diseases in Vegetable Production

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 1995: $5,625.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1997
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $4,060.00
Region: Southern
State: Virginia
Principal Investigator:
Dennis C. Dove
Buttercup Gardens

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: melons, berries (strawberries)
  • Vegetables: cabbages


  • Crop Production: organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: on-farm/ranch research
  • Pest Management: field monitoring/scouting, mulches - killed, row covers (for pests), soil solarization
  • Soil Management: organic matter
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