On-farm production of mycorrhizal fungus inocula

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2003: $129,849.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2007
Matching Federal Funds: $53,043.00
Region: Northeast
State: Pennsylvania
Project Leader:
David Douds, Jr.
USDA/ARS Eastern Regional Research Center

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: potatoes
  • Fruits: berries (strawberries)
  • Vegetables: garlic, greens (leafy), onions, peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes


  • Crop Production: biological inoculants, application rate management
  • Education and Training: demonstration, on-farm/ranch research
  • Pest Management: biological control
  • Production Systems: holistic management
  • Sustainable Communities: urban agriculture, sustainability measures
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