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Turfgrass, Ornamental and Landscape Plants

The greenhouse nursery industry is an important industry in New Mexico. Also, turfgrass and landscape plants varieties are used in parks, sporting fields, city streets, and lawns. New Mexico Agricultural Experiment Station scientists are testing plant varieties that use marginal-quality water, so as to preserve potable water for human use.

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).
Reducing Potable Water Use in New Mexican Ornamental Landscapes and Turfgrasses Ryan Goss Federal (Hatch) and State Appropriations
WERA011: Western Regional Turfgrass Research Ryan Goss Federal Appropriation (Multistate Hatch)
Utilization of Saline Waters for Turfgrass Irrigation Bernd Leinauer Federal (Hatch) and State Appropriations
Mineral Nutrition of Ornamental Plants in the Southwest Geno Picchioni Federal (Hatch) and State Appropriations
Plant Stress and Water use in New Mexico Landscapes Rolston St. Hilaire Federal (Hatch) and State Appropriations

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