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Title: Continued support of long-term research - the old rotation

item MITCHELL, C - Auburn University
item DELANEY, D - Auburn University
item Balkcom, Kipling

Submitted to: Agricultural Experiment Station Publication
Publication Type: Experiment Station
Publication Acceptance Date: 7/18/2013
Publication Date: 1/13/2014
Citation: Mitchell, C., Delaney, D., Balkcom, K.S. 2014. Continued support of long-term research - the old rotation. Cotton Research Report, Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station, Report No.43. p. 28-29. Available at

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Technical Abstract: The “Old Rotation” experiment (circa 1896) is the oldest continuous cotton study in the world and the third oldest field crops experiment in the U.S. on the same site. The complete history of this experiment was published in 2008 in the centennial issue of Agronomy Journal (C.C. Mitchell, D.P. Delaney and K.S. Balkcom. 2008. A historical summary of Alabama’s Old Rotation (circa 1896): The world’s oldest, continuous cotton experiment. Agron. J 100:1493-1498).