Development and Implementation of On-Farm Biological Soil Disinfestation to Manage Soilborne Diseases In Organic Strawberry Production Systems

Project Overview

Project Type: On-Farm Research
Funds awarded in 2009: $15,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2010
Region: Southern
State: North Carolina
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Frank Louws
NC State University


  • Fruits: berries (strawberries)


  • Crop Production: biological inoculants, cover crops, nutrient cycling
  • Education and Training: demonstration, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Pest Management: biological control, integrated pest management, mulching - plastic, mulching - vegetative
  • Production Systems: holistic management, organic agriculture
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, soil microbiology
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