A System Approach for Improved Integration of Green Manure in Commercial Vegetable Production Systems

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2002: $171,800.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Region: Southern
State: Florida
Principal Investigator:
Johannes Scholberg
Agronomy Department, University of Florida

Annual Reports


  • Vegetables: cucurbits, peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes


  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: decision support system, demonstration, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research
  • Pest Management: mulching - vegetative
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, soil analysis, nutrient mineralization
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