Alfalfa supports the dairy and beef cattle industries and is the fourth-ranked commodity crop in New Mexico. New Mexico Agricultural Experiment Station researchers are working to improve the varieties of alfalfa and management of other forage grasses grown in the state.
|Title||Principal Investigator||Funding Source|
|Information on USDA-funded projects may be found by using the assisted search option on the USDA Current Research Information System (CRIS).|
|Developing Forage Management Strategies to Meet Changes in New Mexico Agriculture||Leonard Lauriault||Federal (Hatch) and State Appropriations|
|Genetic Improvement of Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) Germplasm For New Mexico||Ian Ray||Federal (Hatch) and State Appropriations|
|W006: Plant Genetic Resource Management, Preservation, Characterization and Utilization||Ian Ray||Federal Appropriation (Multistate Hatch)|
|Regulatory Mechanism Underlying Posttranscriptional Regulation of Cytosolic Glutamine Synthetase in Alfalfa||Champa Sengupta-Gopalan||Competitive Grant (USDA)|