Land Resources Research Institute (LRRI)

The Land Resources Research Institute (LRRI) focuses on producing more food and fiber on less land using fewer inputs while protecting the environment. This brochure provides an overview of its mandate, accomplishments, and future thrusts.By providing nutrients for plants, which nourish humans and animals, and act as a ‘living filter’ for water. Mismanagement of this precious resource can result in disaster. In fact, many past civilizations have perished because of mismanagement of their soils. Centuries-old cultivation of our soils, without wise management, has resulted in their degradation by way of erosion, salinity, fertility depletion and compaction.