CFAES News | 6.23.2021 | College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
CFAES News
Drs. Sally Miller and Ram Khadka

Increasing Yields by Suppressing Soilborne Pests via Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation Documented by Ram Khadka’s Dissertation

There is a market in neighboring countries for Nepal’s vegetable crops, especially those grown in the off season, when Nepal’s cooler temperatures can be offset by using high tunnels and plastic houses.  But soilborne diseases and weeds are bigger challenges when cultivation periods are thus extended. 

The successful countering of these challenges is documented in the recent dissertation of CFAES Wooster’s Ram Khadka, advised by Distinguished Professor of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences in Plant Pathology Sally A. Miller. Read more.