Rio Grande Basin Initiative

2009-10 Deliverables

Task 7 Research
Principal Investigator(s): Girisha Ganjegunte

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

  1. Evaluate selected switchgrass cultivar(s) performance under irrigation with treated urban wastewater using laboratory bench top and greenhouse soil column experiments.
  2. Evaluate annual changes in soil salinity levels due to irrigation with treated urban wastewater having elevated salinity using greenhouse soil column experiments.
  3. Present preliminary results (2nd year data) of the study at the Rio Grande Basin Initiative Annual Conference, and other conferences such as the Annual Meetings of Soil Science Society of America.
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