Topic: Christine Hawkes

UT Austin Establishes Texas Invasive Species Program with $2.7 Million from Lee and Ramona Bass Foundation

July 15, 2013

To combat and manage pesky invasive species such as fire ants, tawny crazy ants and Cactoblastis moths, the Texas Invasive Species Program has been established at The University of Texas at Austin with $2.7 million in support from the Lee and Ramona Bass Foundation.

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Researchers studying switchgrass receive $4.6 million from USDA

Nov. 9, 2009
Christine Hawkes

Researchers who are working with scientists from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have received a $4.6 million grant to explore how switchgrass, a native prairie grass and promising source of biofuel, will fare under future climate change.

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Professors Receive $4.6 Million to Study Impact of Climate Change on Potential Biofuel Source

Oct. 27, 2009

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin, working with scientists from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), have received a $4.6 million grant to explore how switchgrass, a native prairie grass and promising source of biofuel, will fare under future climate change.

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