Sustainable Agriculture, 2002 - present

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    Farming With Bees: The Synchronization of Pollinator Plantings to Increase Production of Cucurbit Crops
    (University of Hawaii, 2013-05) Arakaki, Alton S. ; Hawkins, Jennifer ; Radovich, Theodore
    This report explores the relationship between buckwheat and honeybees in order to synchronize with the pollination of cucurbits and improve cucurbit quality. The objective of this study was to determine the population dynamics of honeybees and the the relationship between the buckwheat and honeybees as the buckwheat matures in order to improve the synchronization of increased pollinator population with the pollination period of the crop.
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    Overview of Organic Food Crop Systems in Hawaii
    (University of Hawaii, 2009-11) Radovich, Theodore J. ; Cox, Linda J. ; Hollyer, James R.
    This publication presents results of a needs assessment (also called an industry analysis) conducted in mid-2007 for the organic food crop producers in Hawaii. Seventy-six people participated, completing a survey (instrument included in the document) and providing comments during assessment meetings. Bottlenecks (constraints) were identified and prioritized by the participants, and actions to alleviate them were proposed.
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    Small-scale Lettuce Production with Hydroponics or Aquaponics
    (University of Hawaii, 2009-10) Ako, Harry ; Baker, Adam
    Construction and operation of an experimental set-up for cultivating lettuce is described. A list of supplies is provided. The aquaponics version used recirculated water from tilapia tanks to provide nitrate to the lettuce crop.
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    White Clover (Cover Crops)
    (University of Hawaii, 2002-08) Smith, Jody ; Valenzuela, Hector
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    Tropic Lalo' Paspalum (Cover Crops)
    (University of Hawaii, 2002-08) Smith, Jody ; Valenzuela, Hector