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Research Project: Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation for Organic Strawberry Production

Location: Citrus and Other Subtropical Products Research

Project Number: 6034-22000-046-015-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Sep 1, 2023
End Date: Aug 31, 2025

To establish grower-cooperator trials in Florida demonstrating anaerobic soil disinfestation and biosolarization for organic production of strawberry.

Demonstration blocks will be established on with commercial strawberry growers comparing their standard approach to organic crop production, soil solarization, biosolarization, and anaerobic soil disinsfestation. Extension activities will include field days and grower presentations.