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Department of Agronomy

Department of Agronomy
Kansas State University
2004 Throckmorton PSC
1712 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506-0110

Ph: +1-785-532-6101
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Research Projects

Range Plant Physiology

Research into carbon allocation, photosynthesis, and root exudation in range grasses, nitrogen cycling associated with fire in tallgrass prairie; effect of atmospheric carbon dioxide enrichment on the tallgrass prairie ecosystem and carbon, water vapor, and energy fluxes of tallgrass prairie; impact of grazing on carbon allocation strategies including photosynthetic pathway effects; carbon sequestration under different land use practices.

Grazing Systems

Development of economically and ecologically efficient grazing systems for stocker and cow/calf enterprises.

Range Burning

Research into the effects of range burning on plant and animal components of range ecosystems.

Prairie Management & Research

Development of GPS/GIS databases and tools for research and management of prairie.

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Dr. Clenton Owensby
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Email Dr. Owensby
Ph: +1-785-532-7232

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