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Soil and Water Science Distinguished Seminar
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Speaker:    Dr. Ashok Alva
Research Leader and Location Coordinator
USDA-ARS - Vegetable and Forage Crops Research Unit
24106 N. Bunn Road, Prosser, WA 99350
Phone: 509-786-9205; Fax: 509-786-9277
Email: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
Web Site: http://www.ars.usda.gov/pwa/prosser

Title:    Overview of USDA-ARS Accomplishments in the Pacific Northwest - Irrigation BMP's Using Real Time Monitoring of Soil Water Content in Soil Profile
Date:          Monday, April 20, 2009
TIME:         Seminar: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location:   G186 McCarty Hall A
Dr. Ashok Alva is a Research Leader and Location Coordinator at the USDA-ARS-Vegetable and Forage Crops Research Unit, Prosser, Washington.   He has published extensively on soil fertility and plant nutrition and holds numerous research awards for his work with international scientists and collaborators in the US.   Dr. Alva obtained Ph. D from Penn State University.  Prior to his current position, he was faculty member in the Soil and Water Science Department, at UF and stationed at Citrus REC, Lake Alfred, FL.  He received numerous awards and recognitions at state, national, and international levels.  He was elected a Fellow of American Society of Agronomy and the Soil Science Society of America.  Details on his publications and the current research program can be found at: http://www.ars.usda.gov/pwa/prosser
Ramesh
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K. Ramesh Reddy | Chair and Graduate Research Professor |
University of Florida | IFAS | Soil and Water Science Department |

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