Rio Grande Basin Initiative

2008-09 Deliverables

Task 4 Research
Principal Investigator(s): John Jifon

  1. Conduct a study to quantify the water savings and water use efficiency of vegetable crops (muskmelons, onion) under different plant population management strategies.
  2. Characterize the interactive effects deficit irrigation and increased plant population on water use efficiency of vegetable crops.
  3. Prepare and submit a scientific manuscript based on research items (1) and (2).
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