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Robert N. (Bob) Trigiano
Cell/tissue culture of ornamentals

Mark T. Windham
Distinguished Professor

Frank A. Hale
Horticulture, Tobacco, Insects

Alan S. Windham

Phillip Andrew Wadl
Research Assistant Professor

Groups and Facilities

1 mention

Mycorrhiza Literature Exchange 
Researchers, literature, books, and reviews.



17 mentions

Dogwood Patent 
Dr. Mark Windham of University of Tennessee AgResearch discusses research into protecting dogwood trees.

1 mention

Nursery Industry 
Tennessee is a top producer of ornamental plants. The nursery industry here is concentrated in a very specific part of our state, known for a mild climate and growing beautiful trees and shrubs.


Recent Publications

Dogwood anthracnose: the story continues.  Trigiano, R. N., D. Hadziabdic, K. Mantooth, M. T. Windham, B. H. Ownley, and N. Zhang.  2017.  Acta Horticulturae.

A Population Genetics Study of Discula Destructiva, the Causal Agent of Dogwood Anthracnose.  Mantooth, K. L.  2016.  M.S. Thesis.

Dogwood borer, infestation, damage and control.  Hale, F. A., and H. E. Williams, Professor Emeritus.  2013.  SP290-C (Revision).

Tennessee Front Yard Favorite: Flowering Dogwood.  Pulte, A. J.  2013.  At Home Memphis and the Mid South.

Transcriptome sequencing of flowering dogwood: gene discovery and marker development.  Wadl, P. A., K. Mockaitis, T. A. Rinehart, B. E. Scheffler, and R. N. Trigiano.  2013.  International Plant and Animal Genome Conference XXI.

Transcriptome sequencing of flowering dogwood (Cornus florida) for development of EST-SSRs.  Wadl, P. A., R. N. Trigiano, T. A. Rinehart, and B. E. Scheffler.  2013.  Acta Horticulturae, 990:265-270.

Genetic diversity of flowering dogwood in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Hadziabdic, D., X. Wang, P. A. Wadl, T. A. Rinehart, B. H. Ownley, and R. N. Trigiano.  2012.  Tree Genet. Genomes, 8:855-871.

Infection Process of Discula destructiva, the Causal Agent of Dogwood Anthracnose, and Resistance Mechanism of Flowering Dogwood.  Cheng, K.  2011.  University of Tennessee M.S. Thesis. 62 pp.

Management of Powdery Mildew on Flowering Dogwood with Soybean Oil.  Deyton, D. E., C. E. Sams, A.L. Cannon, J. C. Cummins, and M. T. Windham.  2011.  J. Environ. Hort. 29(4):185192.

Evaluation of genetic structure of flowering dogwood in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Hadziabdic, D., X. Wang, P. A. Wadl, T. A. Rinehart, B. H. Ownley, M. T. Windham, and R. N. Trigiano.  2011.  HortScience, 46(9) S170. The American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Conference, Waikoloa, Hawaii (September 2011). Oral Presentation.

Four Aspects of Dogwood Pollination: Insect Visitation, A Novel Approach to Identify Pollen, Floral Volatile Emission and Tracking Parentage.  Paul Rhoades  2011.  Thesis for M.S. in Entomology and Plant Pathology.

Using simple sequence repeats (SSRs) to measure pollen flow in a flowering dogwood orchard.  Rhoades, P. R., P. A. Wadl, W. E. Klingeman, R. N. Trigiano, and J. A. Skinner.  2011.  J. Environ. Hort, 29(4):175-179.