Integrating High-Density Orchards and Biointensive Integrated Pest Management Methods in Northeastern Apple Production

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1997: $121,535.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2001
Matching Federal Funds: $53,973.00
Region: Northeast
State: Massachusetts
Project Leader:
Daniel Cooley
Stockbridge School of Agriculture

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: apples, general tree fruits


  • Crop Production: application rate management
  • Education and Training: decision support system, demonstration, extension, focus group, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity, hedges - grass, hedgerows, hedges - woody
  • Pest Management: biological control, biorational pesticides, chemical control, cultural control, economic threshold, field monitoring/scouting, integrated pest management, traps, weather monitoring
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