Characterization of Soil Fungal Communities Associated with Native and Invasive Grass Species in Southern Arizona

Project Overview

Project Type: Graduate Student
Funds awarded in 2010: $18,329.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2010
Region: Western
State: Arizona
Graduate Student:
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Barry Pryor
University of Arizona


  • Agronomic: other, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animals: bovine


  • Animal Production: grazing - continuous, grazing management, pasture fertility, range improvement, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: on-farm/ranch research
  • Energy: energy conservation/efficiency
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity
  • Pest Management: integrated pest management, weed ecology
  • Production Systems: transitioning to organic, agroecosystems, holistic management, organic agriculture
  • Soil Management: soil analysis, soil microbiology, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: sustainability measures
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.