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Economic Implications of Biological Control of Arundo donax in the Texas Rio Grande Basin

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Title Economic Implications of Biological Control
of Arundo donax in the
Texas Rio Grande Basin
Description ABSTRACT Arundo donax, or giant reed, is a large, bamboo-like plant that is native to Spain and has invaded several thousand acres of the Rio Grande riparian zone in Texas and Mexico. The plant grows to over 26 feet tall, and consumes large quantities of water, estimated as an amount equivalent to about 11% of irrigation water diverted by Valley irrigation districts (i.e., some estimates are more than 5.5 acre-feet per acre). With concern of increased water demands in the Texas Lower Rio...
Date 2010-03-01T22:10:33Z 2010-03-01T22:10:33Z 2009-11
Type Technical Report
Identifier http://hdl.handle.net/1969.1/90521
Language en_US
Relation TR;358
Publisher Texas Water Resources Institute

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