Diversity - Intensity of Cover Crop Systems: Managing Weed Seed Bank - Soil Health

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2001: $155,937.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $73,290.00
Region: Northeast
State: Maine
Project Leader:
Dr. Eric Gallandt
University of Maine

Annual Reports


  • Vegetables: broccoli


  • Crop Production: continuous cropping, cover crops, fallow
  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research
  • Natural Resources/Environment: soil stabilization
  • Pest Management: allelopathy, competition, physical control, weed ecology
  • Production Systems: general crop production
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, soil analysis, nutrient mineralization, soil quality/health
    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.