Effects of vegetation change on exotic species invasion

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Effects of vegetation change on exotic species invasion: The goal of this project is to conduct basic study with relevance to management of public lands in the BLM California Desert District. This region is faced with changes to vegetation associated with climate change and drought. Dieback of woody species has occurred on the eastern side of the San Bernardino and San Jacinto Mountains where evergreen forest and chaparral shrubs grade into Desert. Loss of woody species allows opportunities for invasive species to establish. Changes in vegetation alter components of the water cycle. Drought resistance will be determined by measuring the reduction in water transport of plant stems as a function of decreasing water potential. These vulnerability curves represent a standard technique for comparing drought resistance among species. Water use by invasive species will be determined using measurements of stomatal conductance and transpiration for herbaceous species and sap flow for woody species.
Federal Grant Title: Effects of vegetation change on exotic species invasion
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: L12AS00186
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 15.231
CFDA Descriptions: Fish, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Resource Management
Current Application Deadline: Aug 17, 2012
Original Application Deadline: Aug 17, 2012
Posted Date: Jul 23, 2012
Creation Date: Jul 23, 2012
Archive Date: Sep 04, 2012
Total Program Funding: $13,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $13,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $13,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Grant Announcement Contact
Andralee Holden-Hughes, Grants Management Officer (GMO), [email protected]
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