Beach plum: A new crop for new markets

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2003: $75,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Dr. Thomas Whitlow
Cornell University

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: plums


  • Crop Production: agroforestry, application rate management, tissue analysis
  • Education and Training: demonstration, focus group, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: cooperatives, marketing management, market study, value added
  • Pest Management: biorational pesticides, field monitoring/scouting, genetic resistance, integrated pest management
  • Production Systems: holistic management, permaculture
  • Soil Management: soil analysis, organic matter
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, urban/rural integration, sustainability measures
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