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Nadia E. Navarrete-Tindall

Nadia E. Navarrete-Tindall, Ph.D.

Lincoln University Cooperative Extension

900 Chestnut
Allen Hall Bldg.
Jefferson City, MO 65101
(573) 681-5392

Evaluation of native cool season grasses and native shrubs in agroforestry practices for small and middle farms as ground covers to reduce dependency on chemicals, increase biodiversity, enhance habitat for wildlife, and other potential uses. Studies included are shade tolerance trials of native cool season grasses, evaluating native shrubs to provide cover for quail and other wildlife, and using native legume shrubs as companion crops in pecan orchards. Native plant demonstrations are also established at the HARC arboretum and prairie restoration -including native cool season grasses- is underway in marginal land.

Recent Publications

  • Navarrete-Tindall, N.E. and J.W. Van Sambeek. 2007. Benefits of Using Native Cool Season Grasses as Living Mulches in Hardwood Plantations. 2007 Missouri Natural Resources Conference, Osage Beach, Missouri. Abstract.
  • Navarrete-Tindall, N.E and T. Reinbott. 2006. Promoting the use of native plants through research and education in an Agricultural Experimental Station in Missouri. In proceedings: 2006 North American Prairie Conference, July 23-27, 2006. Abstract.
  • Navarrete-Tindall, Nadia.E and J. W. Van Sambeek. 2006. Seed Production of cluster fescue (Festuca paradoxa Desv.) a native cool season grass. 2006 Missouri Natural Resources Conference. Abstract.
  • J.W. Van Sambeek, D. Wallace, N.E. Navarrete-Tindall, G. Garrett, R. McGraw, 2006. Evaluating shade tolerance of ground covers for use in Agroforestry. 8th Annual UMCA Program Review. p. 38-42
  • Navarrete-Tindall, N.E. 2006. Evaluating growth of quail cover bundle shrubs in several locations in Missouri. Center for Agroforestry. 8th Annual UMCA Program Review. p. 25
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