Rio Grande Basin Initiative

2008-09 Deliverables

Task 4 Research
Principal Investigator(s): Daniel Leskovar

  1. Determine the impact of abscisic acid (ABA) on drought tolerance of vegetable transplants.
  2. Evaluate nitrogen (N) rates and sources on yield, quality and water use efficiency under subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) and low-pressure system (LPS) on vegetable crops.
  3. Evaluate artichokes under drip irrigation and mulch.
  4. Present two volunteer and one invited paper at National Horticultural and Chemical meetings in the area of deficit irrigation impact on quality and yield.
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