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Evaluate CRP Land Potential for Biomass Feedstock Production

2007 DOT-RITA Center Award


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.
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