Start Date: Oct 01, 2010
End Date: Sep 30, 2015
This is an umbrella project for Water Quality. Research areas of emphasis are as follows: 1) determine fate and transport of nutrients and pesticides in the soil and minimize invasion into ground water; 2) improve management of riparian areas adjacent to streams and ponds; 3) develop management systems using cover crops and rotations to eliminate contamination of water supplies; and 4) assess mutagenicity of natural and manufactured contaminants. Original start date was 10/1/1995 and termination date was 9/30/2000.