Gregg, Herman 1975-04-14

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Herman Gregg speaks of his career as a cotton breeder.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Herman Gregg

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Date: April 14, 1975

Location: Plainview, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Arnold

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Personal background, Early popular breeds of cotton, Paymaster breeds, Beginnings of own business (1946), Early varieties, Requirements of Texas Plains cotton, Description of first breeds, Marketing areas, Advertising, Pedigree of Gregg 35, Characteristics, Development of Gregg 45, Glandless varieties (1965), Farm operation, Popularity of Gregg breeds, First certified seed (1957 1958), Certification system, Plant Variety Protection Act, Praise of Gregg 35W, Future of Gregg cotton.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1946-1975

Bulk Dates: 1946-1965

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