Jaynes, Chester C 1975-05-02

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Chester Jaynes, Associate Professor of Agronomy at Texas Tech, discusses his background, teaching and research at Texas Tech University.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Chester C. Jaynes

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Date: May 2, 1975

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Arnold

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Marshall Texas Tech High School (1930), Air Corps (1942-1946), B. S. in Horticulture (1948), Texas Tech, Teaching (1951), Field crop production, Forage crops, Teaching and research, Master’s in Agronomy, Cooperative Research Program, Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, Pantex Farms, Research interests, Native grasses, Hybrid sudan, Dr. (?) Harvey, Crop rotation, Weed control, Irrigation, Funding, Assistance to area farmers.

Tape 1, Side 2: Teaching contact with students, Agronomy Club sponsor, Honorary organizations, Alpha Zeta, Phi Kappa Phi, Agronomy Club, Student mobility, Student changes, Research center, Undergraduate teaching, Approach, Strengths, Training for research.

Range Dates: 1930-1975

Bulk Dates: 1930-1975

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