Adaptive Nitrogen Management in Orchards: Developing Soil - Ground Cover Management Systems that Optimize Nitrogen Uptake, Retention - Recycling

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1998: $153,505.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2001
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $146,837.00
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Ian Merwin
Cornell University

Annual Reports

Information Products


  • Fruits: apples, general tree fruits


  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: decision support system, demonstration, extension, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns
  • Pest Management: chemical control, competition, field monitoring/scouting, mulches - living, weather monitoring, weed ecology
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management
  • Soil Management: earthworms, organic matter, soil analysis, nutrient mineralization, soil quality/health
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