Waite Agricultural Research Institute. (1924-1991)

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The University of Adelaide. Waite Agricultural Research Institute. (1924-1991)
University of Adelaide. Waite Agricultural Research Institute.
University of Adelaide. Waite Agricultural Research Institute. (1924-1991)
Waite Agricultural Research Institute.
Waite Agricultural Research Institute. The University of Adelaide. (1924-1991)
Function
Education; Agricultural Industry
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Biographies

The Waite Agricultural Research Centre was established in 1924 as a centre for agricultural research and development. In 1991, along with Roseworthy Agricultural College, it became a campus of Adelaide University's Faculty of Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences.

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In 1991 the name of the Waite Agricultural Research Institute was changed to University of Adelaide. Waite Campus. Works by these bodies are found under the name used at the time of publication.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  • (Person) Waite, Peter (1834 - 1922)

    <p>The institute was named for Peter White, who gave land to the University of Adelaide to be held in perpetuity as a park for public enjoyment.</p>

  • (Person) Richardson, Arnold Edwin Victor (1883 - 1949)

    <p>Arnold Richardson was the Waite Professor of Agriculture and Director of the Waite Agricultural Institute at The University of Adelaide (1924 - 1937).</p>

  • (Person) Donald, Colin Malcolm (1910 - 1985)

    <p>Colin Donald has held multiple positions at The University of Adelaide's Waite Agricultural Research Institute beginning in 1934 to 1939 investigating mineral deficiencies then returning in 1954 to Head the Department of Agronomy.</p>

  • (Person) Andrewartha, Herbert George (1907 - 1992)

    <p>Herbert Andrewartha was an entomologist at the Waite Agricultural Research Institute from 1935 to 1954.</p>

  • (Person) Colquhoun, Thomas Talbot (1904 - 1981)

    <p>Thomas Colquhoun was a Plant Pathologist at the Waite Agricultural Research Institute from 1935 to 1943.</p>

  • (Person) Trumble, Hugh Christian (1903 - 1960?)

    <p>Argonomist and Professor of Agronomy</p>

  • (Person) Flentje, Noel Thomas (1921 - 1974)

    <p>Noel Flentje worked within the Department of Plant Pathology at the Waite Agricultural Research Institute.</p>

  • (Person) Browning, Thomas Oakley (1920 - )

    <p>Thomas Browning was an Assistant Entomologist and full Entomologist at the Waite Agricultural Research Institute between 1948 and 1962.</p>

  • (Person) Quirk, James Patrick (1924 - )

    <p>James Quirk was a Reader in Soil Science at the Waite Agricultural Research Institute, The University of Adelaide from 1956 to 1962. In 1974 he became an Emeritus Professor at The University of Adelaide.</p>

  • (Person) Melville, James (1908 - 1984)

    <p>James Melville was Director of the Waite Agricultural Research Institute between 1956 and 1973.</p>

  • (Person) Morton, Robert Kerford (1920 - 1963)

    <p>Robert Morton was Professor of Agricultural Chemistry, Waite Agricultural Research Institute at The University of Adelaide 1959-1962.</p>

  • (Person) Catcheside, David Guthrie (1907 - 1994)

    <p>Research associate, of the Waite Agricultural Research Institute, University of Adelaide from 1976</p>

  • (Corporate Body) Waite Campus, The University of Adelaide (1991 - )

Resources for Waite Agricultural Research Institute.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Waite Agricultural Research Institute
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. The Waite Agricultural Research Institute: the First Fifty Years, 1924-74
    Edgeloe, V. A.
    Published: The Institute, Adelaide, 1984
  3. Environment, Economy and Australian Biology 1890-1939
    Schedvin, C. B.
    Published: 1984
    Series: Historical Studies, 21, 11-28
  4. The Waite: a Social and Scientific History of the Waite Agricultural Research Institution
    Zeitz, Lynette D.
    Published: Barr Smith Press, Adelaide, 2014
  5. Arnold Edwin Victor Richardson C.M.G., D.Sc. (Melb.), M.A. (Adel.), B.Sc. (Agric.) (Adel.), R.D.A., P.A.I.A.S., foundation Director of the Waite Agricultural Research Institute, first Waite Professor of Agriculture: an appraisal
    Best, Rupert J.
    Published: 1981
    Series: Biennial Report of the Waite Agricultural Research Institute, 1980-81, 4-25
  6. David Eric Symon (1920-2011)
    Barker, R. M.
    Published: 2013
    Series: Journal of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens, 26, 71-96
  7. Melville, James (1908-1984), Agricultural Scientist
    Radcliffe, John C.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2012
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 18, 150-1
  8. David Symon (1920-2011)
    Barker, R. and Barker, W. R.
    Published: 2012
    Series: Australian Systematic Botany Society Newsletter, 151, 11-9
  9. Robert Henry Symons, 20 March 1934 - 4 October 2006
    Rogers, George E. and Elliott, William H.
    Published: 2008
    Series: Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society, 54, 383-400
  10. Robert Henry Symons 1934-2006
    Rogers, George E. and Elliott, William H.
    Published: 2008
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 19, 2, 191-213
  11. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

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  1. Waite Agricultural Research Institute
    Waite Agricultural Research Institute
    [ Book : 1968 ]
    At State Library S Aust
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  2. Annual report of the Waite Agricultural Research Institute
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  3. Bachelor of Agricultural Science / the Waite Agricultural Research Institute
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    [ Book : 1990 ]
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  4. Biennial report of the Waite Agricultural Research Institute, South Australia
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  5. Waite Agricultural Research Institute, Adelaide reprint ..
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    [ Periodical : 1900 ]
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  6. Report of the Waite Agricultural Research Institute
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  7. The Waite Arboretum / The University of Adelaide, Waite Agricultural Research Institute
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    [ Book : 1976-1979 ]
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  8. A List of research workers and current research topics
    Waite Agricultural Research Institute
    [ Periodical : 1900-2019 ]
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  9. Kenneth Arthur Pike : commenced 20.4.26, retired 31.12.72
    Waite Agricultural Research Institute
    [ Book : 1972 ]
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  10. Meteorological records / Waite Agricultural Research Institute
    Waite Agricultural Research Institute
    [ Periodical : 1983-1999 ]
    At Waite Library
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    Pastoralist; Benefactor
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  1. COUNCIL FOR SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH. DIVISION OF SOIL RESEARCH.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 16 March 1933 [Issue No.15] p 377

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  1. WAITE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE
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  1. Correspondence with James Davidson (Waite Agricultural Research Institute)
    Fisher, Ronald Aylmer, Sir, 1890-1962
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  2. [Biographical cuttings on James Melville, former SA agricultural scientist and director of the Waite Agricultural Research Institute, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
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  3. Northfield Agricultural Research Units to Waite
    Bannon, John
    [ Unpublished : 1989 ]
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  1. The Waite : a social and scientific history of the Waite Agricultural Research Institute / by Lynette D. Zeitz
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  3. Implementation of the recommendations of the external review of the Waite Agricultural Research Institute, University of Adelaide / advice of the National Board of Employment, Education and Training and its Australian Research Council
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  4. Waite Agricultural Research Institute : investigations in progress / by A. E. V. Richardson
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  2. The Waite: A social and scientific history of the Waite Agricultural Research Institute [Book Review]
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  3. The Waite Agricultural Research Institute (Adelaide, South Australia)
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  4. Research feels the pinch (On financial cuts to agricultural research at Waite Agricultural Research Institute)
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