Project ID

2001-21

Abstract

Several ways to decrease grower reliance on chemicals in muskmelon production were studied.

Key Question

What new practices will allow muskmelon growers to use fewer chemicals?

Findings

Better timed applications of chemical sprays and cover crops may prove helpful to melon growers.

Principal Investigator(s)

Mark Gleason

Co-Investigator(s)

Sara Helland, Matthew Z. Liebman, Donald R. Lewis, Henry G. Tabor, Vincent F. Lawson

Year of Grant Completion

2004