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Water

Limited water resources define the Southwestern United States. New Mexico Agricultural Experiment Station scientists are working to develop better water management and conservation technology and policies.

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).
Multiple Approaches to Design Water Efficient Cropping Strategies for Eastern New Mexico under Limited Irrigation and Rainfed Conditions Sangu Angadi Federal (Hatch) and State Appropriations
Conservation Ecology of Aquatic Systems in Water-Stressed Regions David Cowley Federal (Hatch) and State Appropriations
Riparian Vegetation Restoration along South-Central New Mexico Montane Stream Systems Douglas Cram Federal (McIntire-Stennis) and State Appropriations
Investigations on Effective Policy and Management of Hydro-Economic Environmental (HEE) Systems Brian Hurd Federal (Hatch) and State Appropriations
W2190: Water Policy and Management Challenges in the West Brian Hurd, Frank Ward Federal Appropriation (Multistate Hatch)
Land Use Effects on Runoff, Water Quality, and Partitioning of Flow between Surface/Subsurface Flow Paths in Upland Watersheds & Alluvial Valleys Alexander Fernald Federal (Hatch) and State Appropriations
Reducing Potable Water Use in New Mexican Ornamental Landscapes and Turfgrasses Ryan Goss Federal (Hatch) and State Appropriations
Utilization of Saline Waters for Turfgrass Irrigation Bernd Leinauer Federal (Hatch) and State Appropriations
W2128: Microirrigation for Sustainable Water Use Michael ONeill, Theodore Sammis, Daniel Smeal, Manoj Shukla Federal Appropriation (Multistate Hatch)
Microirrigation for Small Farm Plots, Landscapes, and Soil Revegetation Species Daniel Smeal Federal (Hatch) and State Appropriations
Plant Stress and Water use in New Mexico Landscapes Rolston St. Hilaire Federal (Hatch) and State Appropriations
Tools and Instrumentation to Conserve Irrigation Water Blair Stringham Federal (Hatch) and State Appropriations

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