EBI Personnel Directory Davis, Sarah


Analyst

Sarah Davis

davissc@igb.uiuc.edu

 

Biography

Dr. Sarah Davis received her Ph.D. in Biology at West Virginia University. She is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Plant Biology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Her specialties include forest and grassland eco-physiology, plant-soil-microbe interactions, and C & N cycling.

 

Project(s)

Agave as a Feedstock Crop in the Southwestern U.S.

Agave spp. have recently been introduced as potential bioenergy crops that can be grown in semi-arid regions without competing with agricultural lands used for food crops. This project investigates the potential for Agave spp. to be grown for bioenergy in the semi-arid southwestern U.S.