Project Videos

Twospotted Spider Mites in Florida Strawberries
Dr. Elena Rhodes, biological scientist at the University of Florida, discusses the key strawberry pest twospotted spider mites and management techniques for organic systems. These results are from three years of research on a USDA-NIFA funded project, Sustainable Organic Strawberry Cropping Systems for the Southeast. Dr. Rhodes is a Biological Scientist at the University of Florida in the Entomology and Nematology Department.
Off-season Cover Crops for Organic Strawberry Production in Florida
Dr. Emmanuel Torres Quezada discusses several leguminous cover crops and how they perform as off-season cover crops in organic systems. These results are from three years of research on a USDA-NIFA funded project, Sustainable Organic Strawberry Cropping Systems for the Southeast. Dr. Torres Quezada is a Post-Doctoral Associate at the University of Florida in the Horticultural Sciences Department.
Influence of Integrated Nutrient Management on Nitrogen Availability and Organic Strawberry Production
Jianyu Li discusses his organic strawberry nutrient management trials. He presents results from his research looking at nitrogen availability using the summer cover crop sunn hemp. These results are from research on a USDA-NIFA funded project, Sustainable Organic Strawberry Cropping Systems for the Southeast. Jianyu Li is a graduate student at the University of Florida in the Horticultural Sciences Department.
Organic Strawberry Production in Florida: Cultivar Evaluation
Dr. Emmanuel Torres Quezada presents yield results for six different strawberry cultivars. These results are from three years of research on a USDA-NIFA funded project, Sustainable Organic Strawberry Cropping Systems for the Southeast. Dr. Torres Quezada is a Post-Doctoral Associate at the University of Florida in the Horticultural Sciences Department.
Sustainable Organic Strawberry Production: Social Science in Agricultural Research
Alia DeLong presents results using a novel methodology developed at the University of Florida that integrates scientists’ experimental knowledge and farmers’ experiential knowledge to develop more adoptable research outcomes. These results are from three years of research on a USDA-NIFA funded project, Sustainable Organic Strawberry Cropping Systems for the Southeast. Alia DeLong is a graudate student at the University of Florida in the School of Natural Resources and the Environment.
Economic Analysis: Organic Strawberry Sensory Evaluation
Luqing Yu discusses consumer sensory preferences for several organically produced strawberry cultivars. These results are from research on a USDA-NIFA funded project, Sustainable Organic Strawberry Cropping Systems for the Southeast. Luqing Yu is a graduate student at the University of Florida in the Food and Resource Economics Department.
Spotted Wing Drosophila in Florida Strawberries
Dr. Oscar Liburd discusses management techniques for spotted wing drosophila in organic strawberry systems. These results are from three years of results on a USDA-NIFA funded project, Sustainable Organic Strawberry Cropping Systems for the Southeast. Dr. Liburd is a Professor at the University of Florida in the Entomology and Nematology Department.
Economic Analysis of Cover Crops in Organic Strawberry Production
Dr. Zhifeng Gao discusses the economic impacts of cover crops in organic strawberry production systems. These results are from three years of research on a USDA-NIFA funded project, Sustainable Organic Strawberry Cropping Systems for the Southeast. Dr. Gao is an Associate Professor at the University of Florida in the Food and Resource Economics Department.

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