Kakani, Gopal

2007 DOT-RITA

Project TitleEVALUATE CRP LAND POTENTIAL FOR BIOMASS FEEDSTOCK PRODUCTION

PI: Dr. Gopal Kakani (Plant and Soil Sciences, Oklahoma State University)
Co-PI: Dr. Rod Wanger (USDA, Oklahoma FSA)

Funded: $20,000

Start Date: 07/01/2007   End Date: 09/30/2009

EXPECTED OUTCOMES

1) Replicate the SGI/DOE project at Altus, Oklahoma to evaluate biomass potential across locations.
2) Evaluate changes in soil physical and chemical properties of CRP land during the feedstock production period.
3) The site will be used for demonstration to students in the Bioenergy Crop Production course taught by Dr. Kakani beginning in 2009.


Project Synopsis