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The Essentials of Water

Seeking Salt-tolerant Turfgrass

By Darrell J. Pehr Two adjacent squares of grass, each about the size of a kitchen table top, clearly show how well different grass varieties respond to a steady diet of salty water at a 1.5-acre research plot near New Mexico State University’s golf course. One square is covered with thick, vigorous grass. The adjacent […]

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A Binational Perspective on Water

By Bob Nosbisch Finding solutions to the challenges of balancing limited water supplies with increasing demand in arid environments is a difficult task, but the job becomes much more complicated when dealing with the rules, regulations, laws and policies that affect the U.S. and Mexico. Examining these binational challenges is a focus of Christopher Brown’s […]

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The Essentials of Water

By Darrell J. Pehr Researchers Tap Secrets of Water Quality, Availability, Efficiency As a February storm scattered abundant rain and snow across southern New Mexico, the topic of limited water supplies seemed a little out of place for participants at a tree crop irrigation workshop at the Otero County Extension Office in Alamogordo, N.M. But […]

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