Biological Control Practices for High-Tunnel Crop Production

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2002: $125,314.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $78,363.00
Region: Northeast
State: Pennsylvania
Project Leader:
Michael Orzolek
Pennsylvania State University

Annual Reports


  • Vegetables: broccoli, cucurbits, eggplant, garlic, greens (leafy), peppers, tomatoes


  • Pest Management: biological control, biorational pesticides, botanical pesticides, chemical control, cultural control, economic threshold, genetic resistance, mulching - plastic, row covers (for pests), weather monitoring
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