Suppression of weeds and other pests in fresh market vegetables using wild radish cover crop

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2003: $173,125.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2006
Region: Southern
State: South Carolina
Principal Investigator:
Jason Norsworthy
Clemson Univeristy

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: melons
  • Vegetables: beans, cucurbits, eggplant, peas (culinary), peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes


  • Crop Production: cover crops, application rate management
  • Education and Training: extension, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns, feasibility study, agricultural finance
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity
  • Pest Management: allelopathy, chemical control, cultural control, integrated pest management, mulches - killed, physical control, smother crops, mulching - vegetative, weed ecology
  • Production Systems: holistic management
  • Soil Management: green manures, soil quality/health
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