Biofumigants in Commercial Onion Production to Enhance Soil Nutrient Availability, Soil Quality, and Control of Weed, Nematode, and Disease Pests

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2001: $134,317.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $54,912.00
Region: Western
State: Utah
Principal Investigator:
Brad Geary
Brigham Young University

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: barley, wheat
  • Vegetables: onions


  • Crop Production: cover crops, nutrient cycling, application rate management
  • Education and Training: extension, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning
  • Pest Management: biological control, competition, mulching - vegetative
  • Production Systems: general crop production
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, nutrient mineralization
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