Dr. Luther W. Baxter

Dr. Luther W. Baxter (HMCVJ)

Location: Clemson, SC 29631 Pickens County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 40.55', W 82° 49.267'

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For many years, Dr. Luther W. Baxter, Professor Emeritus of Plant Pathology, maintained this collection, aided by a group of volunteers. Much of Dr. Baxter's research focused on camellia diseases. To reduce root-rot, he taught the volunteers how to graft Camellia japonica onto rootstocks of species with greater resistance to root rot.

Dr. Baxter developed at least two cultivars growing here. The variety 'Beulah Brown Baxter' was named for Dr. Baxter's wife and 'Ruth Lennon' was named for the wife of former Clemson University President, Dr. A. Max Lennon.
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 7:42pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 333157 N 3838604
Decimal Degrees34.67583333, -82.82111667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 40.55', W 82° 49.267'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 40' 33.00" N, 82° 49' 16.02" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1734-1744 Loblolly Ln, Clemson SC 29631, US
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