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Welcome to West TN Research & Education Center
Jackson, TN

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WTREC Main Bldg Known for its research on ornamentals, turf grasses, agronomic and horticultural crops, the West Tennessee Research and Education Center, established in 1907, is the oldest research center in the U.T. system.

University scientists from:


as well as USDA-ARS researchers, along with a capable support staff conduct over 100 investigations annually to evaluate new cultivars, test and develop technology for more efficient crop production and a safer and aesthetically pleasing environment.

For more information, contact Robert M. Hayes, Research Center Director, at 731/424-1643, or email wtrec@utk.edu.

 

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Cotton Gin
"We know it as the fabric of our lives. Cotton is everywhere - found in clothing, upholstery and even food and..."
 
Cotton Sub-Irrigation
"Watering plants to make them grow works in a small garden or lawn, but is not so easy when you're talking..."
 
Turtle Research
"University of Tennessee Turtle research in West Tennessee"
 
Managing Cover Crops
"An overview of a UTIA research project evaluating both the timing and products used to terminate cover crops."

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