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MTSU launches ginseng research initiative (VIDEO)

MTSU launches ginseng research initiative (VIDEO)

MTSU’s Ginseng Initiative to grow and harvest the plant at the university’s Experiential Learning and Research Center in Lascassas, Tenn., will boost state revenue and potentially take years off the growing process.

Joined by state Sen. Bill Ketron, who suggested the university grow ginseng at its 438-acre farm, MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee announced the research partnership on Nov. 13 between a group led by Tennessee Center for Botanical Medicine Research Director Elliot Altman, Farm Laboratories Director Matthew Wade and School of Agribusiness and Agriscience Director Warren Gill.

Read the full story at http://mtsunews.com/mtsu-seeds-research-for-ginseng.


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