Control of Botrytis by Compost Tea Applications on Grapes in Oregon Vineyards

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2000: $141,572.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2003
Region: Western
State: Oregon
Principal Investigator:
Shepard Smith
Sunbow Farm/Soil Foodweb Inc
Elaine Ingham
Soil Foodweb Inc/ Southern Cross University
Elaine Ingham
Sustainable Studies Institute

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: grapes


  • Animal Production: probiotics
  • Crop Production: biological inoculants, foliar feeding, nutrient cycling, organic fertilizers, application rate management
  • Education and Training: on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: feasibility study
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity, indicators, soil stabilization
  • Pest Management: biological control, compost extracts, prevention
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Soil Management: composting, soil analysis, nutrient mineralization, organic matter, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, sustainability measures
    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.