Ashdown, Dr Donald 1976-01-09

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Dr. Donald Ashdown, Professor of Entomology at Texas Tech, speaks of his work with pest management in West Texas and of the Texas Tech entomology curriculum.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Dr. Donald Ashdown

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Date: January 9, 1976

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Don Green

Length: 33 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Background, Texas Tech University, Research, Teaching, Research problems, Lygus bugs (1955-56), Sorghum Midge, Entomology curriculum, Distinguished Texas Tech graduates, Dr. Fodon Maxwell, Dr. Ellis Huddleston, Dr. Elton Sparks, Work in Panhandle area, Changes in pest control methods, Insecticides, Biological study, Present research, Boll weevil, Refining insecticides, Pest management, Adult education, Future of entomology at Texas Tech

Tape 1, Side 2: Brush control program, Role of entomology

Range Dates: 1955-1976

Bulk Dates: 1955-1976


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