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  1. 1. “The Uvalde Research Center’s mission is to create knowledge andtechnology that result in efficient and profitable intensive agriculturaland urban management systems while maintaining balance between the environment and social prosperity.”
  2. 2. June 1975PHOTO PRESENTED .. In memory ofClint W. Bracher, this photograph of the Texas A&M campus was presented to the Texas A&M University Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Uvalde.
  3. 3. Maximizing Cotton Production
  4. 4. Conserving Underground Resources
  5. 5. Analyzing antioxidants (carotenoids) in response to irrigation practices for melons and spinach
  6. 6. ARTICHOKE: A new specialty crop for Texas
  7. 7. FacultyIn action…..
  8. 8. Faculty In action
  9. 9. Improving Drip Irrigation & Stand Establishment - Onion TEW Transplants TEW - Direct Seeded Drip 2” deep Drip 6” deep
  10. 10. Enhancing production of quality wildlife
  11. 11. Improving Irrigation Efficiency
  12. 12. Staking vines destined for grape Pierce’s disease plot work, AgriLife Center, Uvalde
  13. 13. Combating Pierce’s disease of Grapes Insect sticky traps Identifying insect vectors Insect Trap HedgeMowing vineyard plots Symptoms of Pierce’s Disease
  14. 14. Habitat improvement Aging deer for better herd management Wildlife nutritionStudents learn quail management Wildlife and disease transmission
  15. 15. Hunting behavior of nocturnal predators
  16. 16. < Measuring feed intake for nutritional studiesRefining prediction of antler quality >
  17. 17. < Evaluating rose flower quality (diagnosing physiological disorders due to temperature and radiation)Studying water and nutrient use > efficiency in intensively-grown ornamental greenhouse crops
  18. 18. Measuring water use in established landscape trees Assessing quality of nursery-grown trees and their posterior landscape establishment
  19. 19. State Representatives Tracy King, John Kuemple, Pete Gallego discuss state issues at the County Commissioner’s Court Conference held at the Uvalde Center in December 2011. Educational sessions were provided during the County Commissioners Court Conference
  20. 20. Rainwater Reveille 2012Rainwater catchment & groundwater conservation
  21. 21. Rainwater Reveille 2012Rainwater catchment & groundwater conservation
  22. 22. Pecan Field Day
  23. 23. Childrens Vegetable Garden Program at the Botanical Gardens
  24. 24. Childrens Vegetable Garden Program at the Botanical Gardens

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