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
Assistant Professor
Biogeochemistry

Justin Thomas
Extension Agent

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

Brian Whitlock
Assistant Professor
Field Services, Theriogenology

Events

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

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

 

News

The Hat, 1/17/2019

Willingness to Adopt Biosecurity Measures to Combat Foreign Animal Disease Outbreaks, 10/31/2018

FedEx Corp. Pledges Challenge Grant in Support of Youth Education at Lone Oaks Farm, 9/13/2018

Wetlands Boardwalk Installed at UT Gardens, 6/4/2018

Development of Novel DNA-Based Methods for Detection of Bt Resistant Fall Armyworms, 5/31/2018

UTIA/MTSU Partnership Establishes Organic Forage Cropping Systems, 3/8/2018

Using Chickens as a Model to Reduce Obesity in Children, 2/1/2018

2017 Director's Awards Recipients Announced, 1/18/2018

New Ventures | Rapid Diagnostic Test Reduces Testing Time and Increases Accuracy, 11/22/2017

AgResearch Faculty and Staff Presented with Awards at 2017 UTIA Luncheon, 11/8/2017

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Recent Publications

Dual-emitting film with cellulose nanocrystal-assisted carbon dots grafted SrAl2O4, Eu2+, Dy3+ phosphors for temperature sensing Zhang, L., S. Lyu, Q. Zhang, Y. Wu, C. Melcher, S. C. Chmely, Z. Chen, and S. Wang.  2019.  Carbohydrate Polym., 206: 767-777. [Abstract]

Using groundcover to Outcompete Tall Fescue (Festuca arundinacea ) without outcompeting tree seedlings on a legacy mine site.  Aldrovandi, M., and J. A. Franklin.  2018.  Proceedings of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation, St. Louis, MO, June 3-7, 2018. [Abstract]

Associations Between Fish and Benthic Macroinvertebrate Biotic Integrity and Non-Point Source Pollution Estimates in the Nolichucky River Watershed.  Alford, J. B., and H. S. Gotwald.  2018.  Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science. [Abstract]

Mapping Agricultural Subsurface Drainage by Proximal and Remote Sensing Technologies Integrated with a Satellite Navigation System - Invited Paper 351735 Allred, B., R. S. Freeland, D. Wishart, G. Rouse, and T. Williamson.  2018.  American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, Dec 10-14, Washington DC. [Abstract]

Fast accrual of C and N in soil organic matter fractions following post-mining reclamation across the USA Angst, G., C. W. Mueller, S. Angst, M. Pivokonskýc, J. A. Franklin, P. D. Stahl, and J. Frouz.  2018.  Journal of Environmental Management. [Abstract]

Evaluating on-demand irrigation systems for container-grown woody plants grown in biochar-amended pine bark.  Basiri Jahomi, N., A. Fulcher, F. R. Walker, J. Altland, and N. S. Eash.  2018.  HortScience, 53(12):1-6. [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, F. R. Walker, A. Fulcher, J. Altland, and N. S. Eash.  2018.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Growth Response, Mineral Nutrition, and Water Utilization of Containergrown-Woody Ornamentals Grown in Biochar-amended Pine Bark Basiri Jahromi, N., F. R. Walker, A. Fulcher, J. Atland, and W. C. Wright.  2018.  HortScience, 53(3):347–353. 2018. [Abstract]

Hay quality is controlled by maturity.  Bates, G. E.  2018.  TCA Cattle Business - May.

Behavioral responses of Pityophthorus juglandis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) to volatiles of black walnut and Geosmithia morbida, the causal agent of thousand cankers disease Blood, B, W. E. Klingeman, M. Paschen, D. Hadziabdic Guerry, J. Couture, and M. Ginzel.  2018.  Environmental Entomology, 47(2): 412-421. [Abstract]

TNH2O: Tennessee's roadmap to securing the future of our water resources Cameron, J. W., A. Papanicolaou., R. Cochran, S. Bartell, F. R. Walker, A. Kalyanapu, C. Meier, and M. Hilty.  2018.  Governor's Statewide Plan. [Abstract]

Terpenoid secondary metabolites in bryophytes: chemical diversity, biosynthesis and biological functions Chen, F., A. Ludwiczuk, G. Wei, X. Chen, B. Crandall-Stotler, and J. L. Bowman.  2018.  critical review in plant sciences. [Abstract]