Sustainable BioEconomy for Arid Regions (SBAR)

The Sustainable Bioeconomy for Arid Regions (SBAR) Center was funded by a 5-year USDA-NIFA Grant (2017-2022) with purpose of investigating the feedstock development, production and delivery of two, drought-resistant crops: guayule and guar. The goals of SBAR are:

  • Improve feedstock through genetics and traditional plant breeding.
  • Trans-disciplinary training for students and educators.
  • Increase biofuel and bioproduct production in the Southwest.
  • Match crop choice and yield per available water supply in semi-arid areas.
  • ASC-Clovis Faculty Dr. Sangamesh Angadi is a member of this project. For more information, please visit SBAR.