Historical Images of Oregon State University

Horticulturalist William A. “Tex” Frazier with bush beans

Title
Horticulturalist William A. “Tex” Frazier with bush beans
LC Subject
Frazier, W. A. (William Allen), 1908- Faculty Horticulture Green bean Zygophyllaceae
Description
Frazier joined Oregon State’s Horticulture Department in 1949, coming from the University of Hawaii. At Oregon State, he worked on breeding new varieties of vegetables with his student and fellow faculty member Jim Baggett. They are known for the developing a bush variety of the Blue Lake green bean, which enabled farmers to mechanically harvest this popular variety. Frazier also developed the Willamette tomato, one of the first varieties developed for the Willamette Valley and still popular with home gardeners.
Work Type
negatives (photographs)
Date
1970 circa
Identifier
P057:WilliamAFrazier
Rights
Rights Reserved - Free Access
Local Collection Name
News and Communication Services Photograph Collection, 1962-1999 (P 057)
Type
Image
Format
image/tiff
Set
Historical Images of Oregon State University OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Primary Set
Historical Images of Oregon State University
Institution
Oregon State University