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)