Botany Chapter 2 (Jacob Flaugher)

Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA)
created in 1946 sought to change the imbalance between production and postproduction research. that act also set up the mechanism for contracting with private research facilities, permitting the governments to draw on the expertise of private sector scientists as well as its own. This institutional framework supported research into the problems of particular areas and to supply quick answers to questions of national imiwreqortance
Fertile Crescent
an area at th eeastern end of the mediterranean sea and central asia where a large vareity of crops are grown
Hatch act
1887 act that provided funds for agricultural experiment stations in connection with land grant colleges
Research and marketing act
created 4 regional research labs as part of what is now agriculture research service each lab has to do with the crops grew in its region