Dr. W. V. Bartholomew
William Victor Bartholomew (1908-2004): Dr. William Victor Bartholomew received his B.S. in chemistry from Brigham Young University followed by his M.S. and Ph.D. in soil microbiology from Iowa State University. During World War II, Bartholomew served on the Emergency Rubber Project and with the Bureau of Plant Industry in Washington D.C. After working as a Professor of Agronomy at Iowa State, he joined NC State in 1956 as Professor of Soil Science, and later moved on to the University of Ibadan in Nigeria. His research focused on nitrogen fixation. Professionally, he published prolifically, belonged to various societies, and worked as a consultant to commercial companies and government agencies both at home and abroad.
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