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322 East Front Street
Boise, ID, 83702
United States


Providing the knowledge and technology required to improve the availability of native plant materials for restoring diverse native plant communities across the Great Basin.

Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University, often referred to as Texas Tech, Tech, or TTU, is a public research university in Lubbock, Texas, United States.

Robert Cox, Associate professor
Texas Tech University
Department of Natural Resources Management

Box 42125
Lubbock, Texas 79409

Phone: (806) 742-2841

Robert Cox is interested in basic and restoration ecology of arid and semi-arid ecosystems. In the Great Basin, he’s worked on testing new seed drills for seeding higher diversity seed mixes, and on increasing the diversity of crested wheatgrass stands.

GBNPP Research Project(s):

In Progress
Smoke-induced Germination of Great Basin Native Forbs
Robert Cox

Post-fire Seeding Techniques for Great Basin Native PLants: Comparisons of Conventional and Minimum-till Drills
Jeff Ott, Robert Cox, Nancy Shaw, Mike Pellant, and Bruce Roundy

Associated Publications:

Cox, R.  2015. Smoke-induced germination of Great Basin native forbs. In: Kilkenny, Francis; Halford, Anne; Malcomb, Alexis. 2015. Great Basin Native Plant Project: 2014 Progress Report. Boise, ID: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rocky Mountain Research Station: 59.