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Morrow Plots, University of Illinois

Urbana, Illinois
County of Champaign.
Gregory Drive at Matthews Avenue
National Register Number: 68000024
Resource type: Site.
Property type: Education - research facility. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: IL-15 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: On University campus.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 23, 1968):
Begun in 1876, the Morrow Plots were the first soil experiment plots established by a college in the United States. The site has provided data on the effects of crop rotation and the impact of organic and chemical nutriment on plant yield.

Condition:
There are no threats to the landmark at this time.

There has been no change since the last reporting period (2006).


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