Rio Grande Basin Initiative

2007-08 Deliverables

Task 4 Research
Principal Investigator(s): John L. Jifon

Task 4: On-Farm Irrigation System Management

  1. Complete research quantifying water savings and effects of partial root zone drying and deficit irrigation on the physiology, growth, yield and quality of sweet peppers.
  2. Initiate experiments to improve irrigation scheduling by determining the effects of drought and other environmental stresses on plant regulation of water use.
  3. Prepare and submit scientific manuscripts based on research items (1) and (2).
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