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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Meeting the Challenge of Salinity: Evaluation of Selected Rootstocks for Response to Salinity Project Number: 2036-13210-010-06
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Oct 01, 2013
End Date: Oct 31, 2016

Objective:
Determine the response of selected avocado rootstocks to irrigation with saline waters.

Approach:
Assist University of California-Riverside in setting up the field research, collect and analyze soil and leaf samples from experiment plots to evaluate the effect of soil salinity on salt uptake and translocation to leaves of selected rootstock. Prepare report summarizing results for recommedations to Californa Avocado Commission.

Last Modified: 12/21/2014
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