Rio Grande Basin Initiative

2009-10 Deliverables

Task 4 Research
Principal Investigator(s): Juan Enciso

We mutually agree for Dr. Juan Enciso to deliver the following during the period of July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010 using funds from the Rio Grande Basin Initiative:

Peer review publications:

Evaluation of Old Subsurface Drip Irrigation Systems. Journal of Water Management or Applied Research. Juan Enciso, Warren Multer, Xavier Peries, and Jose Morales.


1) Vegetable Production using Subsurface Drip Irrigation. Watermelons will be irrigated with SDI to evaluate the yield response to different irrigation water levels. The experiment will be conducted at the Weslaco Experimental Station. I am the principal investigator. Other investigator is Dr. Jifon. The experiment consists of four treatments and four replications. Jose Morales will be helping with the demonstration.

Grain production under water limiting conditions. Corn and sorghum will be grown under different irrigation levels to obtain optimum irrigation levels. Other investigators are Drs. Jifon and Nelson. Jose Morales will be helping with the demonstration.

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