Updated Jun 18, 2019
Part of University of Hawaii at Manoa
Compost amendment to control for nematodeshttps://horticulture.ucdavis.edu/project/nematode-ipm-guatemala
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Potato cyst nematodes are destructive for growers in Guatemala
Addition of compost to the soil helps to increase the soil health.
|Projected Cumulative Lives Impacted||2,000|
|New Implemented Countries||Costa Rica, Honduras|
|Recruit||25 farmer cooperators|
|New Feature||Expand the soil health improvement to other comunities in Guatemala and new countries in Central America.|
Our team is composed of research scientists and professors at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Michigan State University, and the University of San Carlos in Guatemala. We have partnered with local producers of biological control, Popoyan, to deliver a safe means to control potato cyst nematodes.
EXECUTIVE TEAM INCLUDES WOMEN