Oral History Collection

MAIN ENTRY: Jaynes, Chester C.
DATE OF INTERVIEW: May 2, 1975
LOCATION OF INTERVIEW: Lubbock, Texas
INTERVIEWER: Richard Arnold
LENGTH OF INTERVIEW: 1 hour
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE: Chester Jaynes, Associate Professor of Agronomy at Texas Tech, discusses his background, teaching and research at Texas Tech University.
TAPE ONE, SIDE ONE: 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 ONE, SIDE TWO 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