Improving the Profitability - Adaptation of the High-Density Strawberry Production System for the Northeast

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1995: $96,204.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1998
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $180,412.00
Region: Northeast
State: New Jersey
Project Leader:
Joseph Fiola
Rutgers University, Rutgers Fruit Research and Education Center

Annual Reports

Information Products


  • Fruits: melons, berries (strawberries)
  • Vegetables: peppers, tomatoes


  • Crop Production: double cropping, fertigation, organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns, agricultural finance
  • Pest Management: cultural control, genetic resistance, mulching - plastic, row covers (for pests)
  • Production Systems: general crop production
  • Soil Management: organic matter
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