Rio Grande Basin Initiative

2002-03 Deliverables

Task 4 Research
Principal Investigator(s): Giovanni Piccinni

  1. Calibrate two crop lysimeters using a white food-grade corn crop by September 2002.
  2. Establish subsurface drip irrigation on grass lysimeter by June 2002.
  3. Establish grass on lysimeter # 3 and calibrate Penman - Monteith ET formula for Rio Grande Basin by May 2003.
  4. Upgrade lysimeter weather station with installation of net radiometers by June 2002.
  5. Develop crop coefficients for onions by July 2003.
  6. Plant second year of white food-grade corn and first year of cotton for the development of crop coefficients by 2003.
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