Farm Ecosystem - Management Factors Contributing to Pest Suppression on Organic - Conventional Vegetable Farms

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1999: $221,034.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2001
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $14,751.00
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Abby Seaman
NYS IPM Program - Cornell

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: potatoes


  • Crop Production: cover crops, tissue analysis
  • Education and Training: demonstration, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Pest Management: biological control, biorational pesticides, botanical pesticides, compost extracts, physical control, row covers (for pests)
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Soil Management: organic matter, soil analysis, soil quality/health
    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.