Soil fungal distribution and functionality as affected by grazing and vegetation components of integrated crop-livestock agroecosystems

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2010: $160,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2013
Region: Southern
State: Texas
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Jennifer Moore-Kucera
Texas Tech University
Compared to annual crops, ICLs hold the potential to enhance soil organic matter (OM) inputs, C sequestration, nutrient cycling, and H2O conservation. Soil fungi play an essential role in these ecosystem benefits but their specific role under ICL agroecos
Marko Davinic
Jennifer Moore-Kucera
Veronica Acosta-Martinez
John Zak
Vivien Zak
Target audiences:
Educators; Researchers
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