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Research Project: Lupin, Cereal Rye, and Carinata Winter Cover Crops for Biomass in the Southern Coastal Plain

Location: Crop Genetics and Breeding Research

Project Number: 6048-21000-030-03-A
Project Type: Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: May 1, 2017
End Date: Mar 30, 2021

Objective:
Cooperator will provide one of three sites for Southeast rotation of row crops with winter cover (summer crops: peanut and cotton; winter crops; blue lupin, white lupin, rye/white lupin, rye/blue lupin, rye, fallow) and Pine with cover (winter covers: blue lupin, white lupin, rye/white lupin, rye/blue lupin, carinata, fallow).

Approach:
Cooperator will coordinate planting, maintenance and harvesting of rotation study and pine study at Fort Valley and assist graduate students in collecting data and research samples.