Leyendecker Plant Science Research Center
All photos by Stephanie Sweet unless otherwise noted.
Leyendecker Plant Science Center
Physical: 7200 Plant Science Circle
Mailing: P.O. Box 30003, MSC 3LEY
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8003, N.M. 88003
Phone: (575) 646-2281
Fax: (575) 646-8137
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.
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