Symphylans: A growing menace. A look into its detection, damage, and ontrol in a small-scale Biointensive Community Supported Agriculture Project.

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2001: $6,270.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Region: Western
State: California
Principal Investigator:
Michelle Vesser
Small Farm / Specialty Crops


  • Vegetables: beans, beets, carrots, cucurbits, sweet corn, tomatoes, turnips


  • Crop Production: nutrient cycling, organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: community-supported agriculture
  • Pest Management: allelopathy, biological control, botanical pesticides, mulching - vegetative
    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.