Lankart, C S 1975-05-09

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C. S. Lankart, owner of the Lankart Seed Company in Waco, discusses cotton breeding and seed selection.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: C.S. Lankart

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: May 09, 1975

Location: Waco, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Arnold

Length: 1 hour, 45 minutes (total)


Tape 1, Side 1: Cotton breeding, Experiment stations, Boll size, Insecticides, FG 33, Lone Star, Regional growing differences, Cotton selection, "Lankart" cotton (1911), Cotton varieties, Comparison, Types, 611, Lankart 57, Splicing, Lankart Seed Company (opened 1911), History (1911), Sites, Cotton, Adaptability, Fiber.

Tape 1, Side 2: Lankart B2, Root rot, Single boll method, Selection system, Disease, Hybrids, Cross-breeding, Seeds.

Tape 2, Side 1: Cotton breeding, Planting, Popularity, Germination, Texas Department of Agriculture, Certification of seed, Dr. Humbert, Cornell University, Genetics, Breeding controversy, Seed Growers Association organized (1931).

Tape 2, Side 2: Statistics, Recent cotton selections, Competing seed dealers, Future of Lankart Seed Company, Better varieties, Fiber, Boll size, Plant size, D. A. Sanders, Mr. Neabane.

Range Dates: 1911-1975

Bulk Dates: 1911-1975

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