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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Growing Brassica Species for the Production of Biofuel on Poor Quality Soils

Location: Water Management Research

Project Number: 5302-13000-011-34-A
Project Type: Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: May 15, 2013
End Date: Sep 30, 2013

Evaluate the yields of Brassica seed from plants grown under varied salinity levels in the westside of the San Joaquin Valley.

The grower John will establish 40 and 20 acre Brassica field plots, respectively, on Red Rock Ranch at a total cost of $48,000 to support personnel costs and $12,000 to support direct costs related to the renting of the land. All plots will be initiated, maintained and harvested by the grower.

Last Modified: 10/19/2017
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