Sustainable Alternatives To Herbicide for Weed Control: Using Cover Crops To Combat Panicum repens and Panicum maximum In Lowland, Eastern Hawaii

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 1997: $3,500.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1999
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $1,950.00
Region: Western
State: Hawaii
Principal Investigator:
Paul Acciavatti
Wailea Spring Farm

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: general hay and forage crops, hay


  • Animal Production: feed/forage
  • Crop Production: cover crops
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns, agricultural finance
  • Pest Management: biological control, chemical control, field monitoring/scouting, mulches - living, precision herbicide use, row covers (for pests)
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management
  • Soil Management: composting
  • Sustainable Communities: sustainability measures
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