Wise use of irrigation may help farmers to reduce fungicide applications on vegetable crops. Such a reduction is potentially significant when one considers that irrigation, fertilizer, and pesticide use account for more than 50 percent of the energy expended in fresh vegetable production.
Year of Grant Completion
Taber, Henry G.; Gleason, Mark L.; and Melvin, Stewart W., "Irrigation and disease management of vegetables" (1992). Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports. 24.