Biological and Cultural Methods of Insect Management in Vegetables: Survey and Case Studies of Organic Farms and Evaluation of the Scientific Literature

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1997: $20,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2000
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $21,910.00
Region: Northeast
State: Connecticut
Project Leader:
Kimberly Stoner
Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: melons
  • Vegetables: beans, broccoli, cabbages, cauliflower, cucurbits, eggplant, greens (leafy), peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes, turnips, brussel sprouts


  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: general education and training
  • Pest Management: biological control, integrated pest management, mulches - killed, mulches - living, physical control, prevention, row covers (for pests), trap crops, traps
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.