Combining Landscape and Augmentative Biological Control to Suppress European Corn Borer Populations in Sustainable Low-Input Systems

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1997: $92,740.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1999
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $24,000.00
Region: North Central
State: Iowa
Project Coordinator:
Leslie Lewis
Iowa State University

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, millet


  • Crop Production: biological inoculants, intercropping, application rate management, strip tillage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, feasibility study
  • Pest Management: biological control, integrated pest management, trap crops
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems
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