Name: James Grichar
Affiliation: AgriLife Research
Department: Corpus Christi AREC
Phone: 361.265.9201
Expertise: Maximizing water infiltration and rainfall harvesting through the use of tillage practices, increased surface crop residue, furrow diking, and rainfall harvesting; studying whether planting crops with different row spacing can reduce evapotranspiration and soil moisture under reduced tillage conditions; assessing soil, water, and nitrogen relationships; evaluating effect of cropping systems on nitrate levels and soil fertility; water use by crops and plants.
Water Resources Program Areas:
  • Water Quality and Watershed Protection