Providing Farmers with New Brassica Species - Management Options of Flea Beetles for Expanding Markets in Mass. - Conn.

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2001: $135,632.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $83,150.00
Region: Northeast
State: Massachusetts
Project Leader:
Frank Mangan
University of Massachusetts

Annual Reports


  • Vegetables: cabbages, greens (leafy)


  • Education and Training: extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research
  • Pest Management: biological control, botanical pesticides, chemical control, cultural control, field monitoring/scouting, integrated pest management, mulching - plastic, prevention, row covers (for pests)
  • Production Systems: general crop production
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