Iowa growers have made strides in decreasing chemical use in their apple production. However, demands of the marketplace and regulatory agencies mean that growers need to investigate ways to further reduce pesticide use, potentially through biologically intensive pest management.
Mark L. Gleason
Donald R. Lewis, Cherryl A. Reitmeier, Gail R. Nonnecke, Paul A. Domoto, John J. Obrycki, Paul Lasley
Year of Grant Completion
Gleason, Mark L.; Lewis, Donald R.; Reitmeier, Cheryll A.; Nonnecke, Gail R.; Domoto, Paul A.; Obrycki, John J.; and Lasley, Paul, "Biologically intensive pest management: Iowa apple growers take the next step toward sustainability" (2001). Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports. 176.