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Personnel

Steven C. (Steve) Bost
Professor
Fruit, vegetable & tobacco diseases

Frank A. Hale
Professor
Horticulture, Tobacco, Insects

Eric Ray Walker
Assistant Professor
Tobacco Specialist

William Anthony (Andy) Bailey
Associate Professor
Dark Tobacco Specialist

Darrell D. Hensley
Extension Specialist III
Plant Pathology

Events

Tobacco & Forage Production Field Day, 7/21/2016

Tobacco, Beef and More Field Day, 6/23/2016

Tobacco, Beef and More, 6/25/2015

Tobacco & Forage Production Field Day, 7/17/2014

Tobacco, Beef and More Field Day, 6/26/2014

Tobacco, Beef and More Field Day, 6/27/2013

Tobacco & Forage Production Field Day, 7/19/2012

Tobacco, Beef and More Field Day, 6/28/2012

 

News

The 'More' in Tobacco, Beef & More, 6/25/2014

UT Researchers Help Tobacco Growers, 1/31/2014

 

Recent Publications

Stripping and Preparation of Tobacco for Market.  Bailey, A., E. R. Walker, L. Swetnam, and J. Wilhoit.  2016.  2017-2018 Burley and Dark Tobacco Production Guide, University of Kentucky, University of Tennessee, Virginia Tech, and North Carolina State University.

Evaluation of fungicide application programs for control of black shank of tobacco, 2015.  Bost, S. C., R. L. Ellis, and E. R. Walker.  2016.  Plant Disease Management Reports.

Effectiveness of Entomopathogenic Nematode-Induced Systemic Resistance against Pests and Pathogens of Tobacco and Soybeans in Tennessee.  Ferguson, J.  2016.  M.S. Thesis.

Selecting Burley Tobacco Varieties.  Pearce, B., R. D. Miller, E. R. Walker, M. Vann, and S. Whitley.  2016.  '2017-2018 Burley and Dark Tobacco Production Guide', University of Kentucky, University of Tennessee, Virginia Tech, and North Carolina State University.

Update on the Herbicide Stewardship Program. Proceedings of the 47th Tobacco Workers Conf. Abstracr.  Rhodes, G. N., T. D. Israel, and D. McIntosh.  2016.  Proccedings 47th Tobacco Workers Conference.

The Resiliency and Leadership of Burley Tobacco Producers in Greene County, Tennessee: A Qualitative Study.  Rose-Teague, M.  2016.  M.S. Thesis.

Population structure of the obligate biotroph Peronospora tabacina, the cause of blue mold of tobacco.  Hadziabdic, D., P. A. Wadl, F. Runge, J. Ristaino, O. Spring, and R. N. Trigiano.  2015.  The American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting, Pasadena, CA (August 2015).

Management of tobacco float systems Pearce, B., A. Bailey, D. Reed, S. C. Bost, C. Johnson, and L. Townsend.  2015.  Burley and Dark Tobacco Production Guide.

Generation of a transcriptome in a model lepidopteran pest, Heliothis virescens, using multiple sequencing strategies for profiling midgut gene expression Perera, O. P., K. S. Shelby, H. J. R. Popham, F. Gould, M. J. Adang, and J. Jurat-Fuentes.  2015.  PLoS ONE, 10(6): e0128563.

Burley and Dark Tobacco Weed Control, pp. 48-50 in Steckel et al. 2015 Weed Control Manual for Tennessee, UT Extension Publ. 1580.  Rhodes, G. N.  2015.  UT Extensioon Publ. 1580.

Optimal planting time for corn relay intercropped with flue-cured tobacco.  Zhou, G. S., X. Yin, Y. M. Li, Z. X. Zhao, L. Z. Xu, and J. L. Ding.  2015.  Crop Science, 55:2852-2862.

Stripping and preparation of tobacco for market Bailey, W. A., E. R. Walker, L. Swetnam, and J. Wilhoit.  2014.  2015-2016 Burley and Dark Tobacco Production Guide.