Educational Materials and Training that Foster Implementation of Ecologically Based Pest Management Decision-Making in Great Lakes Apple Production

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2001: $63,117.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $23,500.00
Region: North Central
State: Michigan
Project Coordinator:
David Epstein
Michigan State University

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: apples, general tree fruits
  • Animals: bees


  • Education and Training: decision support system, demonstration, display, extension, focus group
  • Pest Management: biological control, biorational pesticides, chemical control, cultural control, economic threshold, field monitoring/scouting, integrated pest management, mating disruption, traps, weather monitoring
  • Sustainable Communities: employment opportunities, sustainability measures
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