Ecological Principles of Habitat Management for Weed and Insect Biological Control

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1995: $94,923.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1997
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $23,386.00
Region: North Central
State: Michigan
Project Coordinator:
Dr. Douglas Landis
Michigan State University

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, oats, soybeans, spelt, wheat, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Additional Plants: native plants


  • Animal Production: feed/forage
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity, hedges - grass, grass waterways, habitat enhancement, hedgerows, riparian buffers, soil stabilization, hedges - woody
  • Pest Management: biological control, competition, integrated pest management, weed ecology
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management
  • Soil Management: soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: partnerships, public participation
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.