Methyl Bromide Projects Funded by SAREP

UC Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education Program

1999 Methyl Bromide Research Projects

P.I. P.i.'s org/univ
Project Title
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Pre or Post Harvest
County Crop(s) Total Project Funding
Brown, Greg
USDA-ARS Cultural Control and Etiology of Replant Disorder of Prunus spp.
PRE Fresno, Madera, Tulare, Kern
Almond, peach and some grape
$165,702
Duniway, John
UCD Plant Pathology
Microbiological Improvement of Root Health, Growth, and Yield of Strawberry
PRE S.C., S.B., Ventura, Orange & Yolo
Strawberry $130,658
Ferris, Howard
UCD Nematology
Development of Grape Rootstocks with Multiple Nematode Resistance
PRE Yolo
Grape $110,818
Larson, Kirk
UCD Pomology - SOuth Coast R.E.C.
Containerized Strawberry Transplants as a Replacement for Methyl Bromide Soil Fumigation in California Strawberry Nurseries
PRE Orange, San Joaquin, S.C., Siskiyou, Solano Strawberry $118,766
MacDonald, James
UCD Plant Pathology
Alternatives to Methyl Bromide for Control of Soil-borne Fungi, Bacteria and Weeds in Coastal Ornamental Crops
PRE Santa Cruz
Ornamentals $83,851
Mitcham, Elizabeth
UCD Pomology
Acetaldehyde and Carbon Dioxide Fumigation for Postharvest Control of Insects on Strawberry Fruit
POST Yolo
Strawberry $83,585
Bull, Carolee
USDA/ARS & UCSC
BASIS (Biological Agriculture Systems in Strawberries): A biointensive production methods innovators group in the Monterey Bay region *
PRE  Monterey, Santa Cruz Strawberry $198,000


Total Funding: $891,380


* Project also receives funding as a UC SAREP BIFS project.
** Budgets include 10% indirect overhead.

A full description of each funded project can be seen in the Summer 1999 issue of our Sustainable Agriculture newsletter.