Reducing Insecticide Use on Celery Through Low Input Pest Management Strategies

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1997: $100,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1999
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $64,084.00
Region: Western
State: California
Principal Investigator:
John T. Trumble
University of California, Department of Entomology

Annual Reports


  • Vegetables: celery


  • Crop Production: application rate management
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns, agricultural finance, risk management
  • Pest Management: biological control, biorational pesticides, chemical control, economic threshold, field monitoring/scouting, integrated pest management, prevention
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems
  • Sustainable Communities: public participation, sustainability measures
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