Interview with Granville Stokes, June 25, 1985

Project: Family Farms of Kentucky: Burley Tobacco Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Granville Stokes, Associate Dean of the College of Agriculture at the University of Kentucky, discusses tobacco research. As head of the tobacco breeding program, he worked to develop varieties with greater disease resistance and fewer adverse health effects. He talks about several varieties, plant pathology, and the work of his mentor, William Dorney Valleau.

Interview Accession

1992oh382_ff319

Interviewee Name

Granville Stokes

Interviewer Name

John Klee

Interview Date

1985-06-25

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Stokes, Granville Interview by John Klee. 25 Jun. 1985. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Stokes, G. (1985, June 25). Interview by J. Klee. Family Farms of Kentucky: Burley Tobacco Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Stokes, Granville, interview by John Klee. June 25, 1985, Family Farms of Kentucky: Burley Tobacco Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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