Mississippi Research

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John Brian (Brian) Alford
Assistant Professor
Fishery conservation and management

Tyson Brant Raper
Assistant Professor
Cotton and small grain production

Scott D. Stewart

Heather Sedges Wallace
Assistant Professor
Human Development State Specialist



Taking a Next Step Toward a Biobased Economy, 11/7/2016

Promotion and Tenure 2016, 9/29/2016

Five Things You Didnít Know about the AgResearch & Education Center at Ames Plantation, 10/6/2015


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Weather Station 
There's a saying in Tennessee - if you don't like the weather, just wait a few minutes, it's about to change! Experts with UT AgResearch centers collect weather data and study climate patterns.


Recent Publications

Effects of temperature and gibberellic acid on the germination of Poa annua seeds in maintained turfgrass of Mississippi.  De Castro E. B.,, J. D. McCurdy, T. M. Caputo, J. T. Brosnan, P. E. McCullough, A. J. Patton, and D. E. Carroll.  2020.  Proc. Southern Weed Sci Soc. 72 (in press).

Prevalence of endoparasites in northern Mississippi shelter cats Loftin, C. M., U. B. Donnett, L. Schneider, and A. S. Varela-Stokes.  2019.  Veterinary Parasitology.

Effects of Optical Sensing Based Variable Rate Nitrogen Management on Yields, Nitrogen Use, and Profitability for Cotton Stefanini, M., J. A. Larson, D. M. Lambert, X. Yin, C. Boyer, P. Scharf, B. S. Tubana, J. J. Varco, D. Dunn,, H. J. Savoy, and M. J. Buschermohle.  2019.  Precision Agriculture, 20,3: 590-610. [Abstract]

Investigating Lock Delay on the Upper Mississippi River: A Spatial Panel Analysis Yu, T. E., B. P. Sharma, and B. C. English.  2019.  Network and Spatial Economics, 19:275-291. [Abstract]

Prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites in northern Mississippi shelter cats.  Loftin, C. M., U. B. Donnett, L. Schneider, and A. S. Varela-Stokes.  2018.  Proceedings Southeastern Society of Parasitologists.

Glyphosate-resistant Echinochloa colona from Mississippi and Tennessee: confirmation 2nd resistance mechanisms.  Nandula, V., G. Montgomery, D. Giacomini, M. Jugula, J. Ray, J. Bond, L. E. Steckel, and P. Tranel.  2018.  Weed Science, 66:603-610.

Cover crops to mitigate water contamination in the Mississippi River.  Sabbagh, M., S. Jagadamma, and F. R. Walker.  2018.  Tennessee Water Resource Symposium, April 11-13, Burns, TN.

A four-season longitudinal study of enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli in beef cow-calf herds in Mississippi and Nebraska.  Schneider, L., G. L. Lewis, R. A. Moxley, and D. R. Smith.  2018.  Zoonoses and Public Health.

Productivity and profitability potential for non-native Eucalyptus plantings in the southern USA Stanturf J., T. M. Young, J. H. Perdue, D. Dougherty, M. Pigot, Z. Guo, and X. Huang.  2018.  Forest Policy and Economics, 97:210-222. [Abstract]

The Tennessee Nutrient Reduction Framework: Development and Progress in Implementation Walker, F. R.  2018.  Proceedings of 2018 Tennessee Water Resources Symposium. [Abstract]

Tennessee and Mississippi Upland Cotton Producer Willingness to Participate in Hypothetical Crop Insurance Programs Boyer, C., K. L. Jensen, E. McLeod, and J. A. Larson.  2017.  Journal of Cotton Science, 21:134Ė142. [Abstract]

Farm Business and Operator Variables Associated with Bulk Tank Somatic Cell Count from Dairy Herds in the Southeastern United States DeLong, K. L., D. M. Lambert, S. M. Schexnayder, P. D. Krawczel, J. M. Fly, L. Garkovich, and S. P. Oliver.  2017.  Journal of Dairy Science, 100(11):9298-9310. [Abstract]