Growing Ring-Spot Virus-Free Papayas Using Anti-transpirants and Other Sustainable Techniques

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 1997: $4,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1999
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $7,380.00
Region: Western
State: Hawaii
Principal Investigator:

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: general tree fruits


  • Animal Production: preventive practices
  • Education and Training: demonstration
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns, agricultural finance, value added
  • Pest Management: botanical pesticides, chemical control, field monitoring/scouting, physical control, prevention
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems
  • Soil Management: nutrient mineralization
  • Sustainable Communities: infrastructure analysis, new business opportunities, sustainability measures
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