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Research Project: A Systems Approach to Seedling Establishment on Degraded Rangeland:managing Ecological Processes Driving Recruitment Bottlenecks (Unr Leger)

Location: Range and Meadow Forage Management Research

Project Number: 2070-22000-004-04
Project Type: General Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Mar 01, 2012
End Date: Jun 30, 2015

Objective:
Identify seedling traits from different seed sources that increase probability of seedling establishment.

Approach:
The approach is to collect seed sources from multiple populations, including commercial cultivars and sow seeds and a subset of sites selected in the Great Basin. Populations will be screened for numerous root and shoot physiological and morphological traits.

Last Modified: 10/30/2014
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