Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Century Experiment/LTRAS Project Records
AR-110  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (59.24 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Overview
 
Table of contents What's This?
Description
The Century Experiment, a project of the UC Davis Agricultural Sustainability Institute, is a 100-year study measuring long-term impacts of crop rotation, farming systems, and inputs of water and nutrients on agricultural sustainability. The experiment is based at the Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility in Davis, California. At its founding in 1993, the Century Experiment was named the Long Term Research on Agricultural Systems (LTRAS) project. The collection includes Century Experiment/LTRAS program materials including experimental design documentation, data, laboratory notebooks, maps, photographs, slides, and reports.
Background
The Century Experiment, a project of the UC Davis Agricultural Sustainability Institute, is a 100-year study measuring the long-term impacts of crop rotation, farming systems, and inputs of water, nitrogen, carbon and other elements on agricultural sustainability. The experiment's seventy-two test plots are located at the Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility in Davis, California. At its founding in 1993, the Century Experiment was named the Long Term Research on Agricultural Systems (LTRAS) project, later changing its name to the Long Term Research on Agricultural Sustainability project.
Extent
4.4 linear feet
Restrictions
All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open for research.