Implementing Sustainable Management of Muskmelon Diseases, Weeds, and Insect Pests in Partnership with Iowa Growers

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2002: $95,441.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2006
Region: North Central
State: Iowa
Project Coordinator:
Dr. Mark Gleason
Iowa State University

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: melons


  • Crop Production: cover crops
  • Education and Training: decision support system, demonstration, extension, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns
  • Pest Management: biorational pesticides, chemical control, cultural control, disease vectors, field monitoring/scouting, integrated pest management, mulches - killed, physical control, row covers (for pests), trap crops, traps, weather monitoring, weed ecology
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