PROJECT ACTIVITIES

FIELD OBJECTIVES

  • Identify alternative low-cost and locally available C-sources
  • Calculate the optimal application rate for each C source
  • Develop large scale application methods
  • Understand the effect of ASD on different crops and its impact on yield and product quality
  • Identify the short and long-term effects of ASD on soil fertility
  • Assess the potential impact of ASD on the environment

RESEARCH ASSESSMENT

  • The research assessments are conducted by participants on site
  • Participants write down their plot observations on forms based on treatments in the experiment, although they are blind to the specific treatments
  • In a discussion led by a facilitator, the participants discuss their observations and assess the strongest and weakest treatments
  • The treatments are then revealed and participants are asked to make recommendations to the researchers for future trials
We conducted four research assessments from 2015-2016 and will host two additional assessments this summer.

VIDEOS

Coming soon…

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Guo, H., Zhao, X., Rosskopf, E.N., Di Gioia, F., Hong, J.C. & McNear Jr, D.H. (2018) Impacts of anaerobic soil disinfestation and chemical fumigation on soil microbial communities in field tomato production system. Applied Soil Ecology. 126:165-173.

Paudel, B.R., Di Gioia, F., Zhao, X., Ozores-Hampton, M., Hong, J.C., Kokalis-Burelle, N., Pisani, C., & Rosskopf, E.N. (2018) Evaluating anaerobic soil disinfestation and other biological soil management strategies for open-field tomato production in Florida. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1742170518000571

Di Gioia, F., Ozores-Hampton, M., Zhao, X., Thomas, J., Wilson, P., Li, Z., Hong, J., Albano, J., Swisher, M., and Rosskopf, E. (2017) Anaerobic soil disinfestation impact on soil nutrients dynamics and nitrous oxide emissions in fresh-market tomato. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 240:194-205. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2017.02.025

Guo, H., Di Gioia, F., Zhao, X., Ozores-Hampton, M., Swisher, M. E., Hong, J., Kokalis-Burelle, N., DeLong, A.N. & Rosskopf, E.N. (2017). Optimizing anaerobic soil disinfestation for fresh market tomato production: Nematode and weed control, yield and fruit quality. Scientia Horticulturae. 218:105-116. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2017.01.054 0304-4238

Johns, C., Lee, A., Springer, T., Rosskopf, E., Hong, J.C., Turechek, W., Kokalis-Burelle, N. & Finley, N.  (2017) Using NMP-based metabolomics to monitor the biochemical composition of agricultural soils: A pilot study.  European J. Soil Biology. 83:98-105.

Serrano-Pérez, P., Rosskopf, E., De Santiago, A. & del Carmen Rodríguez-Molina, M. (2017) Anaerobic soil disinfestation reduces survival and infectivity of Phytophthora nicotianae chlamydospores in pepper. Scientia horticulturae. 215:38-48.

Di Gioia, F., Ozores-Hampton, M., Hong, J., Kokalis-Burelle, N., Albano, J., Zhao, X., Black, Z., Gao, Z., Wilson, C., Thomas, J., Moore, K., Swisher, M.E., Guo, H., and Rosskopf, E. N. (2016) The effect of anaerobic soil disinfestation on weed and nematode control, fruit yield and quality of Florida fresh-market tomato. Hortscience. 51(6):703-711. [pdf]

Butler, D. Kokalis-Burelle, N., Albano, J., McCollum, T., Muramoto, J., Shennan, C., & Rosskopf, E.  (2014) Anaerobic soil disinfestation (ASD) combined with soil solarization as a methyl bromide alternative: Vegetable crop performance and soil nutrient dynamics.  Plant Soil. 378:365-381.

Rosskopf, E.N., Burelle, N., Hong, J. C., Butler, D.M., Noling, J.W., He, Z., Booker, B. & Sances, F. (2014) Comparison of anaerobic soil disinfestation and drip-applied organic acids for raised-bed specialty crop production in Florida. Acta Hort. (ISHS). 1044:221-228.

Kokalis-Burelle, N., Butler, D.M., & Rosskopf, E.N. (2013) Evaluation of cover crops with potential for use in anaerobic soil disinfestation (ASD) for susceptibility to three species of meloidogyne. Journal of Nematology. 45(4):272-278.

Butler, D.M., Kokalis-Burelle, N., Muramoto, J., Shennan, C., McCollum, & Rosskopf, E.N.  (2012) Impact of anaerobic soil disinfestations combined with soil solarization on plant-parasitic nematodes and introduced inoculum of soilborne plant pathogens in raised-bed vegetable production.  Crop Protection. 39:33-40.

Butler, D.M., Rosskopf, E.N., Kokalis-Burelle, N., Albano, J.P., Muramoto, J., & Shennan, C.  (2012) Exploring warm-season cover crops as carbon sources for anaerobic soil disinfestations (ASD).  Plant and Soil. 378:365-381.

POSTERS

Paudel, B.R., Zhao, X., Di Gioia, F., Ozores-Hampton, M., Hong, J. C., and Rosskopf, E. N. (2017) Using cereal rye as a catch crop to examine the residual effects of anaerobic soil disinfestation and other biological soil management practices following open field tomato production. ASA-SSSA-CSSA International Annual Meeting.
https://scisoc.confex.com/scisoc/2017am/webprogram/Paper107177.html

Di Gioia, F., Ozores-Hampton, M., Hong, J., and Rosskopf, E. (2016) Anaerobic soil disinfestation: carbon rate effects on soil pH, temperature, redox potential, and tomato plant growth. American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Conference. https://ashs.confex.com/ashs/2016/webprogram/Paper24454.html

Di Gioia, F., Ozores-Hampton, M., Hong, J., McCollum, G., and Rosskopf, E. N. (2016) Anaerobic ASD: Carbon Rate Effects on Tomato Plant Growth and Organic Acid Production. Proceedings 2016 Annual International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions. www.mbao.org/static/docs/confs/2016-orlando/papers/15di_gioia_mbao_2016_2.pdf

Guo, H., Zhao, X., Rosskopf, E. N., Kokalis-Burelle, N., Albano, J., Hong, J., Di Gioia, F., Ozores-Hampton, M. (2016) Effects of Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation and Herbicide Application on Tomato Production and Fruit Quality. Annual Conference of the American Society for Horticultural Sciences. HortScience 51(9) Supplement: S332-S333.

Hong, J., Di Gioia, F., Ozores-Hampton, M., and Rosskopf, E. (2016) Comparison of carbon quantity in anaerobic soil disinfestation. American Phytopathological Society. https://www.apsnet.org/meetings/Documents/2016_meeting_abstracts/aps2016_843.htm

Sattanno, K., DeLong, A., Swisher, M. E., Wang, J., Moore, K. N., Zhao, X., Ozores-Hampton, M., Gao, Z., Hong, J., Di Gioia, F., Guo, H., Black, Z., and Rosskopf, E. (2016) Improving the Quality of Research in Agriculture through Industry Feedback. 7th National Small Farm Conference. 2016 2016 ARS Poster

Wang, J., Gao, Z., Zhao, X., Black, Z., Guo, H., Di Gioia, F., Ozores-Hampton, M., Hong, J., Swisher, M., and Rosskopf, E. N. (2016) Economic analysis of anaerobic soil disinfestation on tomato production in southwest and north Florida. American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Conference. http://ashs.confex.com/ashs/2016/webprogram/Paper24921.html

PRESENTATIONS

Paudel, B. R., Zhao, X., Di Gioia, F., Ozores-Hampton, M., Hong, J. C., & Rosskopf, E. N. (2017) Using cereal rye as a catch crop to examine the residual effects of anaerobic soil disinfestation and other biological soil management practices following open field tomato production. ASA-SSSA-CSSA International Annual Meetinghttps://scisoc.confex.com/scisoc/2017am/webprogram/Paper107177.html

Paudel, B.R., Zhao, X., Di Gioia, F., Ozores-Hampton, M., Hong, J. C., Kokalis-Burelle, N. and Rosskopf, E. N. (2017) Evaluating anaerobic soil disinfestation and other biological soil management methods for open-field tomato production in Florida. ASA-SSSA-CSSA International Annual Meeting.
https://scisoc.confex.com/scisoc/2017am/webprogram/Paper106866.html

Ozores-Hampton, M., Di Gioia, F., Paudel, B. R., Zhao, X., Hong, J. C., & Rosskopf, E. N. (2017) Evaluation of Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation Soil Amendments and Rates for Conventional Tomato Production in Florida. https://swfrec.ifas.ufl.edu/docs/pdf/veg-hort/asd/Evaluation_ASD_Soil_Amendments_Rates_Conventional_Tomato_Production_FL.pdf

Di Gioia, F., Ozores-Hampton, M., Hong, J., & Rosskopf, E. N. (2016) Anaerobic soil disinfestation: carbon rate effects on soil pH, temperature, redox potential, and tomato plant growth. American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Conferencehttps://ashs.confex.com/ashs/2016/webprogram/Paper24454.html

Di Gioia, F., Ozores-Hampton, M., Hong, J., Kokalis-Burelle, N., Guo, H., Zhao, X., and Rosskopf, E. N. (2016) Optimizing ASD for Florida fresh-market tomato production. Methyl Bromide Alternatives Outreach. https://mbao.org/static/docs/confs/2016-orlando/papers/14digioiafasd_1.pdf

Di Gioia, F., Ozores-Hampton, M., Hong, J., Kokalis-Burelle, N., Albano, J., Zhao, X., and Rosskopf, E. N. (2016) Anaerobic soil disinfestation effects on weed and nematode control, plant growth, fruit yield and quality of fresh-market tomato . American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Conference. http://ashs.confex.com/ashs/2016/webprogram/Paper24180.html

Di Gioia, F., Ozores-Hampton, M., Zhao, X., Thomas, J., Wilson, P., Li, Z., Hong, J., Albano, J., and Rosskopf, E. N. (2016) Anaerobic soil disinfestation impact on nutrient dynamics in fresh-market tomato. Methyl Bromide Alternatives Outreach.
https://mbao.org/static/docs/confs/2016-orlando/papers/15di_gioia_mbao_2016_2.pdf

Hong, J., Di Gioia, F., Ozores-Hampton, M., & Rosskopf, E. N. (2016) Comparison of carbon quantity in anaerobic soil disinfestation. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. https://www.apsnet.org/meetings/Documents/2016_meeting_abstracts/aps2016_843.htm

Hong, J. C., Di Gioia, F., Ozores-Hampton, M., and Rosskopf, E. N. (2016) Effect of molasses in ASD: Focus on the soil microbiome. Methyl Bromide Alternatives Outreach. https://mbao.org/static/docs/confs/2016-orlando/papers/16hong_mbao_2016.pdf

Rosskopf, E., Hong, J., Kokalis-Burelle, N., Ozores-Hampton, M., Di Gioia, F., Roe, N., Zhao, X., Booker, B., and Sances, F. (2016) New approaches to management of Fusarium wilt of tomato in Florida. 5th International Symposium on Tomato Disease.

Rosskopf, E. N., Hong, J., Ozores-Hampton, M., Zhao, X., Di Gioia, F., Black, Z., Gao, Z., Wilson, C., Thomas, J., Monaghan, K., Sattanno, K., DeLong, A., Swisher, M., Guo, H., Muramoto, J., Kokalis-Burelle, N., Shennan, C., Wang, J., Li, Z., Shrestha, U., and Butler, D. M. (2016) USDA, AES Areawide Project on Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation. Methyl Bromide Alternatives Outreach. https://mbao.org/static/docs/confs/2016-orlando/papers/13rosskopfe_asd_areawide.pdf

Di Gioia, F., Ozores-Hampton, M., & Rosskopf, E. N. (2015) History and Principles of Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation. Southwest Florida Research and Education Center Fall Vegetable Field Dayhttps://swfrec.ifas.ufl.edu/docs/pdf/veg-hort/asd/DiGioia_ASD_Immokalee_SWFREC_Field_Day.pdf

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