Organic Management of Cucumber Beetles in Cucurbits

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2001: $134,038.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $41,900.00
Region: Southern
State: Kentucky
Principal Investigator:
John Sedlacek
Kentucky State University
Gary Cline
Kentucky State University

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: melons


  • Pest Management: biological control, botanical pesticides, cultural control, disease vectors, field monitoring/scouting, integrated pest management, mulches - killed, mulching - plastic, trap crops, traps
    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.