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Uttara Samarakoon participating in USDA grant

Submitted by Kris Boone,

Dr. Uttara Samarakoon is Principal Investigator for a $200,000 USDA grant to support research to address existing production issues in hydroponic leafy greens via nutrient management. The project will be conducted using the nutrient film technique and focus on the production of arugula, watercress, mustard green, kale, sorrel, spinach, bokchoy, and Chinese cabbage.