Texas Tech University

Leland Chandler Endowed Scholarship

The Leland Chandler Scholarship Endowment was established by friends and colleagues of Dr. Leland Chandler in 1995. The scholarship is awarded to graduate students studying entomology or integrated pest management.

Dr. Leland Chandler was an entomologist at Texas Tech University and taught agronomy, horticulture, and entomology courses. His research interests included insect pest management in rain-fed cropping systems. At the International Conference of Sustainable Agricultural Systems in 1989, he presented his research on “The Research-Production Paradox of Dry Beans in Brazil.” He had several other areas of research and gave numerous presentations throughout his career. He was also an author and co-author of several publications, including co-authoring “The Response of Beans to Phorate in Rainy and Dry Season Planting” in the Annual Report, Bean Improvement Coop.


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