Endophyte Research


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Recent Publications

Investigation of Ovine DRD2 Adams, S, C. J. Kojima, J. Britt, M. Miller Jr., B. Koch, J. Andrae, and S. Duckett.  2018.  Journal of Animal Science, Volume 96, Issue suppl_3, 7 December 2018, Pages 454455. [Abstract]

Impact of ergot alkaloid consumption during mid and late gestation on mammary development and lactation Britt, J., S. Adams, M. Miller Jr., C. J. Kojima, j. Andrae, and S. Duckett.  2018.  Journal of Animal Science, Volume 96, Issue suppl_3, 7 December 2018, Pages 233. [Abstract]

Impact of ergot alkaloids fed during gestation on fetal growth and subsequent postnatal growth in ewe lambs Britt, J., S. Adams, M. Miller Jr., C. J. Kojima, j. Andrae, and S. Duckett.  2018.  Journal of Animal Science, Journal of Animal Science, Volume 96, Issue suppl_3, 7 December 2018, Pages 230231. [Abstract]

Effects of endophyte-infected tall fescue seed and red clover isoflavones on rumen microbial populations and physiological parameters of beef cattle Melchior, E.A., J. K. Smith, L. Schneider, J. T. Mulliniks, G. E. Bates, M. D. Flythe, J. L. Klotz, J. Huihua, J. P. Goodman, A. R. Lee, J. M. Caldwell, and P. Myer.  2018.  Translational Animal Science.

Rumen-protected arginine alters blood flow parameters and luteinizing hormone concentration in cyclic beef cows consuming toxic endophyte-infected tall fescue seed Green, M. A., B. Whitlock, J. L. Edwards, E. J. Scholljegerdes, and J. T. Mulliniks.  2017.  Journal of Animal Science.

Can we use entomopathogenic fungi as endophytes for dual biological control of insect pests and plant pathogens? Jaber, L., and B. H. Ownley.  2017.  Biological Control, 107: 50-59.

Association of genotype at DRD2 with growth and reproductive performance traits in bulls grazing toxic endophyte-infected tall fescue Jennings, K. J.  2016.  M. S. Thesis.

Association of DRD2 with Gr owth and Performance Traits in Cattle Grazing Endophyte-Infected Tall Fescue Jennings, K., C. J. Kojima, S. Pratt, and C. Burnett.  2016.  Journal of Animal Science, Vol. 94 Suppl. 1. [Abstract]

Vasoactivity and Vasoconstriction Changes in Cattle Related to Time off Toxic Endophyte-Infected Tall Fescue Klotz, J. L., G. E. Aiken, J. R. Bussard, A. P. Foote, D. L. Harmon, B. M. Goff, F. N. Schrick, and J. R. Strickland.  2016.  Toxins, Toxins 2016, 8(10), 271-290; doi:10.3390/toxins8100271.

The effect of endophyte infected tall fescue and isoflavones on rumen microbial populations and beef cattle production in Tennessee Melchior, E. A., J. T. Mulliniks, G. E. Bates, J. K. Smith, and P. Myer.  2016.  UT Beef and Forage Center Graduate Research and Poster Symposium, UT Beef and Forage Center Annual Research and Recommendation Meeting. Knoxville, TN. [Abstract]

Forage nutritive value and steer responses to grazing intensity and seed-head suppression of endophyte-free tall fescue in mixed pastures Goff, B. M., G. E. Aiken, W. W. Witt, P. L. Burch, and F. N. Schrick.  2015.  Professional Animal Scientist, 31:120-129.

A polymorphism in XKR4 is significantly associated with serum prolactin concentrations in beef cows grazing endophyte-infected tall fescue Bastin, B. C., A. Houser, C. P. Bagley, K. M. Ely, R. R. Payton, A. M. Saxton, F. N. Schrick, J. C. Waller, and C. J. Kojima.  2014.  Animal Genetics, 45(3): 439-441. [Abstract]