"MagNet": A Positive Pull Toward Integrated Pest Management in Root Crop Production.

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2002: $134,829.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2006
Region: Western
State: Oregon
Principal Investigator:
Amy Dreves
Oregon State University; Dept of Horticulture

Annual Reports


  • Vegetables: rutabagas, turnips


  • Education and Training: decision support system, demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, networking, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, agricultural finance, risk management
  • Natural Resources/Environment: habitat enhancement
  • Pest Management: biorational pesticides, botanical pesticides, cultural control, economic threshold, field monitoring/scouting, integrated pest management, prevention, traps, mulching - vegetative, weather monitoring
  • Sustainable Communities: urban/rural integration, sustainability measures
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