Enhancing biological control in mating disruption pear orchards by understory management

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1999: $110,497.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2001
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $21,757.00
Grant Recipient: USDA-ARS
Region: Western
State: Washington
Principal Investigator:

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  • Fruits: pears, general tree fruits


  • Crop Production: cover crops, intercropping
  • Education and Training: demonstration, on-farm/ranch research
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity
  • Pest Management: biological control, biorational pesticides, integrated pest management, mating disruption, row covers (for pests), weed ecology
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems

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