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Research Project: LARGE-SCALE APPLICATION OF ANAEROBIC SOIL DISINFESTATION FOR CALADIUM PRODUCTION

Location: Subtropical Plant Pathology Research

Project Number: 6034-22000-041-05-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Aug 1, 2012
End Date: Jul 31, 2013

Objective:
To establish the feasibility of utilizing anaerobic soil disinfestations on a large-scale in a methyl bromide-dependent crop.

Approach:
Large-scale demonstration trials will be established in commercial caladium production. The grower cooperator will establish the trials using treatments guidelines provided by the ARS researcher.