Developing Sustainable Crop Management Systems for Improving Production of Culinary Herbs in the Virgin Islands

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1996: $143,529.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2000
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $62,420.00
Region: Southern
State: U.S. Virgin Islands
Principal Investigator:
Manuel C. Palada
University of the Virgin Islands

Annual Reports


  • Additional Plants: herbs


  • Crop Production: cover crops, nutrient cycling, organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: extension
  • Pest Management: mulching - plastic
  • Soil Management: soil analysis
    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.