LED Research


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Personnel

Mike Black
Research Leader I
Shortleaf pine

Natalie Ruth Bumgarner
Assistant Professor

Thomas V. (Tom) Dailey
Research Scientist I
Bobwhite conservation

Thomas (Tom) Denes
Assistant Professor
Molecular Microbiology and Bacteriophage

J. Mark (Mark) Fly
Professor
Environmental psychology; Wildland recreation

Susan Lynne (Sue) Hamilton
Director and Associate Professor

David P. Harper
Associate Professor
Forest products

Jennie L. Ivey
Assistant Professor
Extension Equine Specialist

Sean Michael Schaeffer
Associate Professor
Biogeochemistry

Justin Thomas
Extension Agent

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

Brian Whitlock
Assistant Professor
Field Services, Theriogenology

Events

Horse Management Field Day - CANCELLED, 9/19/2019

Grass-Fed Beef Workshop Scheduled for West Tennessee, 8/14/2018

The Frog that Gambled and Lost, 3/29/2017

 

News

Faculty 360 | Laura Russo, 12/2/2019

Highlights from the Field - October 2019, 11/24/2019

Researchers Use Genomics and Citizen Science to Determine Migration History of Invasive Butterfly, 9/11/2019

Patent Issued to UT Researchers for Development of Sustainable Food Packaging Alternative from Soy Oil, 9/9/2019

Partnership between UT Institute of Agriculture and National University of Ireland Galway addresses Common Concerns Plaguing both Countries, 8/23/2019

Scientists Receive Grant to Study the Palate of Chinese Consumers to Help Boost U.S. Cheese Industry, 8/1/2019

Position Announcement - Center Director Greeneville, 7/12/2019

Nanocelluloses: A Sustainable Solution to Combat Ice Recrystallization on Frozen Food, 7/11/2019

UTIA Researchers Develop Kit for Chloroplast Engineering in Plants, 3/25/2019

Israeli and UTIA Scientists Receive Grant to Study Bovine Mastitis in Dairy Cows, 2/18/2019

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LED Plant Lights 
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Recent Publications

CMTV-like ranavirus infection associated with high mortality of captive catfish-like loach Deng, L., Y. Geng, R. Zhao, M. J. Gray, K. Wang, P. OuYang, D. Chen, X. Huang, Z. Chen, C. Huang, C. He, H. Guo, and W. Lai.  2020.  Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, doi.org/10.1111/tbed.13473. [Abstract]

Clinical pathology of Bsal chytridiomycosis: hematological, biochemical, and serum protein analyses of infected Taricha granulosa.  Grzelak, A., R. Kumar, C. Cray, E. D. Carter, P. Watcharaanantapong, K. Ash, B. A. Bajo, M. Bohanon, A. C. Peterson, M. J. Gray, and D. L. Miller.  2020.  9th World Congress of Herpetology, Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Abstract]

Dynamic Extreme Aneuploidy (DEA) in the vegetable pathogen Phytophthora capsici and the potential for rapid asexual evolution Hu, J., S. Shrestha, Y. Zhou, J. Mudge, X. Liu, and K. H. Lamour.  2020.  PLOS ONE. [Abstract]

Unraveling the Hexaploid Sweetpotato Inheritance Using Ultra-Dense Multilocus Mapping M. Mollinari, B. A. Olukolu, G. D. S. Pereira, A. Khan, D. Gemenet, G. C. Yencho, and Z. B. Zeng.  2020.  Genes, Genomes, Genetics, 10(1):281-292. [Abstract]

Genetic Variation for Biomass Yield and Identification of Genomic Regions Associated with Regrowth Vigor and Salinity Tolerance in Lowland Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.).  Nayak, S.  2020.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Induced volatile terpenes in roots and leaves of Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) A. Muchlinski, X. Chen, J. Lovell, T. G. Köllner, K. Pelot, P. Zerbe, M. Ruggiero, L. Callaway, S. Laliberte, F. Chen, and D. Tholl.  2019.  Frontiers in Plant Science, 10:1144. [Abstract]

Initiating surveillance for the pathogenic fungus, Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans, in highland Costa Rican salamander populations.  Adams, H., S. M. Hernandez, M. Yabsley, M. J. Gray, and S. Connelly.  2019.  Wildlife Disease Association Annual International Conference, Tahoe City, CA. [Abstract]

Effect of environmental weathering on microbial assimilation of biodegradable plastic mulches under ambient soil and composting conditions.  Anunciado, M. B., C. D. Cowan-Banker, A. F. Astner, L. C. Wadsworth, and D. G. Hayes.  2019.  BioEnvironmental Polymer Society Annual Meeting, Greenville, SC, 5-7 June 2019. [Abstract]

Improving water use efficiency of containerized crops using biochar and irrigation scheduling through developing precision irrigation scheduling with a physiological-based and a substrate physical properties-based system.  Basiri Jahromi, N.  2019.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Improving water use efficiency of containerized crops using biochar and irrigation scheduling through developing precision irrigation scheduling with a physiological-based and a substrate physical properties-based system.  Basiri Jahromi, N., F. R. Walker, A. Fulcher, J. Altland, and N. S. Eash.  2019.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Effects of neonicotinoid insecticides on physiology and reproductive characteristics of captive female and fawn white-tailed deer.  Berheim, E. H., J. A. Jenks, J. G. Lungren, E. S. Michel, D. M. Grove, and W. F. Jensen.  2019.  Nature.

Comparison of Thawing Performance of Cycled and Inverter Microwave Heating.  Chen, J., and N. Vargas.  2019.  Proceedings of The 53rd Annual Microwave Power Symposium.