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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
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.

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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