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Grapes

Grapes (Vitis vinifera), are a potentially profitable agricultural crop alternative to alfalfa. Grapes consume less than one-tenth of the water typically required …

Two-row malt barley

Two-row malt barley

Two-row malt barley (Hordeum vulgare var. distichum) is an annual cereal grain. It ranks fourth in the world in terms of quantity …

Spring mix

Also known as “spring mix,” a number of varieties of baby leaf lettuce (Lactuca sativa) and spinach (Spinacia oleracea) are currently grown …

Switchgrass

Switchgrass

Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) is a hardy, deep-rooted, perennial grass that can be used for biofuel production.

Teff

Teff

Teff (Eragrostis tef), an annual grass native to the northern Ethiopian Highlands, is a promising low-water use crop in the Walker Basin. …

Onions

Onions (allium cepa) are a major agricultural crop in Nevada, one of the top five commodities for the state in 2012.

Alfalfa

Alfalfa

In 2012, over 240,000 acres of alfalfa (Medicago sativa) were grown in Nevada. Alfalfa hay is used as a food source for …