Developing a System to Produce Organic Plug Transplants for Organic Strawberry Production

Project Overview

Project Type: Graduate Student
Funds awarded in 2002: $9,500.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Region: Southern
State: Florida
Graduate Student:
Major Professor:
Daniel Cantliffe
University of Florida


  • Fruits: berries (strawberries)


  • Crop Production: biological inoculants, fertigation, foliar feeding, organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, focus group, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns, community-supported agriculture, agricultural finance
  • Pest Management: biological control, biorational pesticides, physical control, mulching - plastic
  • Production Systems: integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Soil Management: earthworms, organic matter
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, urban/rural integration, sustainability measures
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