Optimizing Management Practices for Production of Two Halophytic Grasses (Sporobolus virginicus and Distichlis spicata) in Marginal Environment


  1. Assess the long-term impact of salinity on 2 halophytic grass species growth, yield, and quality as well as on soil condition
  2. Management of irrigation water and fertilizers application for optimized productivity Improve best management practices for forage crops in marginal regions.

Experiment Details

Date of Planting: 2006

Experimental Design: Systemic arrangement

Treatments/Variables: 2 Grass species

Salinity levels: 3 (10, 20 and 30 dS/m)