Leyendecker Plant Science Research Center

Image of ...Chile Peppers and the Organ Mountains
Chili Peppers and the Organ Mountains

All photos by Stephanie Sweet unless otherwise noted.

Leyendecker Plant Science Center
8 Miles SE on Highway 28
P.O. Box 30003, MSC 3LEY
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8003, N.M. 88003
Phone: (575) 646-2281
Fax: (575) 646-8137
Email: lyendeck@nmsu.edu

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Image of ...Jo and Max Johnson, 2010
Jo and Max Johnson Visiting Leyendecker 2010
History of Leyendecker Plant Science Research Center

Leyendecker headquarters is nestled among pecan trees. The land was purchased by the University in 1969 and consists of 203.00 acres. Projects occurring at the Leyendecker Plant Science Center include: hoop house project, cotton, chile, alfalfa and onion plant breeding, precision farming, pecan research, drip irrigation research, and a multitude of other projects and programs.