Ohio State University Campuses: Ohio State University, Newark Campus, Ohio State University, Marion Campus, Ohio State University

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Ohio State University, Newark Campus, Ohio State University, Marion Campus, Ohio State University, Mansfield Campus, Ohio State University, Lima Campus, Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Ohio State University, Delaware Center, Ohio State University, ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Ohio State University, Newark Campus, Ohio State University, Marion Campus, Ohio State University, Mansfield Campus, Ohio State University, Lima Campus, Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Ohio State University, Delaware Center, Ohio State University, Columbus Main Campus. Excerpt: OSU OARDC Logo Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) is the research institution of the Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. The center is home to research projects ranging from plant and animal sciences to human ecology and medicine, and includes branches across the state covering a total of over 7,000 acres (28 kmĀ²). The OARDC's main campus is located in Wooster, Ohio , next to the Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute . History The Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station was founded in 1882 in Columbus, Ohio and moved to Wooster, Ohio ten years later. The station grew at Wooster, with focusing on crops commonly raised in Ohio, such as corn , wheat , livestock husbandry and nutrition , and expanding into other departments such as entomology . It was renamed the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in 1965 and entered a period in which it thrived with increased funding and new breakthroughs, such as Lowell "Skip" Nault's immensely important discovery of a teosinte in Mexico that could be crossed with corn to make it more resistant to disease in 1979. This golden age was cut off shortly afterwards, though, as the OARDC suffered from the state's need to cut expenditures and merged with the Ohio State University in 1982 due to funding problems. After a decade of continued financial woes, the OARDC experienced a resurgence in the 1990s with the...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781155825656
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2010
  • Pages: 60
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.14 (d)

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