Task 5 Research
Principal Investigator(s): Raul I. Cabrera
- Characterize the uptake, translocation and allocation of NaCl of selected greenhouse rootstocks. This will include measurements of water uptake and yield responses.
- Evaluate the ameliorative effects of calcium (Ca) additions to tolerant and sensitive crape myrtle cultivars and rose rootstocks subjected to increasing salinity conditions.
- Summarize, analyze, write and submit manuscripts with results from past and present studies supported/funded by Rio Grande Initiative. This will include presentations at scientific (national and international), professional, industry and extension meetings.