Rio Grande Basin Initiative

2006-07 Deliverables

Task 6 Research
Principal Investigator(s): Georgianne W. Moore

We mutually agree for Georgianne Moore to deliver the following during the period of July 1, 2006 to June 30, 2007, using funds from the Rio Grande Basin Initiative:

  1. Ranking of four prospective biological control agents for Arundo according to their ability to reduce physiological activity, specifically growth and transpiration.
  2. Methodology for scaling leaf-level gas exchange measurements to the whole plant and stand scale in the plant, Arundo donax.
  3. In situ scaled transpiration estimates of daily water loss per unit area in a dense Arundo stand.
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