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Pasture research, Palmerston North, 1962

Pasture research, Palmerston North, 1962

This is Grasslands, a pasture research station near Massey University, Palmerston North, in 1962. Grasslands was set up by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) in 1936 as a development from the old Plant Research Station. The DSIR carried out a wide range of research into agricultural and horticultural problems.

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Peter Clayworth, 'Life sciences - Biological research institutions, 20th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 February 2024)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 22 Oct 2014