Optimizing Management Practices for Production of Two Halophytic Grasses (Sporobolus virginicus and Distichlis spicata) in Marginal Environments
Objectives: Assess the long-term impact of salinity on 2 halophytic grass species growth, yield and quality as well as on soil condition Management of irrigation water and fertilizers application for optimized productivity Improve best management practices for forage crops in marginal regions.
Planting date: 2006
Experimental Design: Systemic arrangement
Treatments/Variables: 2 grass species
Salinity levels: 3 (10, 20 and 30 dS/m)