Grand Old Man of Purdue University and Indiana Agriculture: A Biography of William Carol Latte

Grand Old Man of Purdue University and Indiana Agriculture: A Biography of William Carol Latte

by A. G. Martin, Fredrick Whitford, Fred Whitford
     
 

William Carol Latta was the 13th member of the Purdue faculty. He became the driving force behind Purdue's world-famous School of Agriculture and initiated extension services that have lasted for more than a century. In 1890, he laid out the first permanent soil fertility field experiments, inaugurating a system of research considered one of the best in the

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William Carol Latta was the 13th member of the Purdue faculty. He became the driving force behind Purdue's world-famous School of Agriculture and initiated extension services that have lasted for more than a century. In 1890, he laid out the first permanent soil fertility field experiments, inaugurating a system of research considered one of the best in the country at that time. He administered Purdue's School of Agriculture until 1907.

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ISBN-13:
9781557533951
Publisher:
Purdue University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Pages:
385
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

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