Herbert Magobwe, Master of Science

Influence of Biodiversity on Native-Grass Restoration Success, and Ecological Functioning of Rangelands
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Herbert was born in the Namago village of the Mayuge district located in Eastern Uganda, where he grew up practicing subsistence agriculture. He obtained his bachelor’s degree from Makerere University of Kampala-Uganda. He is currently working on his dissertation research evaluating the influence of biodiversity on native-grass restoration success, and ecological functioning of rangelands. For this project, he is working at the degraded ExxonMobil sites in Midland, Texas. This research will quantify how biodiversity and species richness relationships may influence biomass production, restoration success, and ecosystem functioning across rainfall gradient in the high and low native seed mixes. He began his pursuing his Master's degree in the spring of 2024 and plans to finish in Fall of 2025.