Fertilization Research

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Lori D. Osburn
Greenhouse Manager
Greenhouse Manager

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UT Beef and Forage Center 
Facilitating research and communication to advance the Tennessee Beef and Forage industry.


Recent Publications

Effects of fertilization and crown release on white oak (Quercus alba) masting and acorn quality.  Brooke, J.M., J. L. Birchhead, M. A. Lashley, J. M. McCord, J. S. Nanney, and C. A. Harper.  2019.  Forest Ecology and Management, 433:305-312.

Opposite effects of nitrogen fertilization and plastic film mulching on crop N and P stoichiometry in a temperate agroecosystem.  Ding, F., S. Li, X. Lu, F. A. Dijkstra, S. M. Schaeffer, T. An, J. Pei, and J. Wang.  2019.  Journal of Plant Ecology.

Alternatives to conventional nitrogen fertilization on tall fescue and bermudagrass.  Corbin, M. D., and R. N. Oakes.  2018.  American Forage and Grassland Council Conference, Louisville, KY.

Alternatives to conventional nitrogen fertilization on tall fescue and bermudagrass Corbin, M. D., R. N. Oakes, G. E. Bates, D. M. Butler, and S. A. Hawkins.  2018.  Agronomy Journal.

How soil bacterial communities with seasonal variation respond differently to long-term fertilization and plastic film mulching Farmer, J., S. M. Schaeffer, B. Zhang, T. T. An, J. B. Pei, J. Zhuang, and J. K. Wang.  2018.  Polish Journal of Environmental Studies, 27(4), 1483-1495.

Hickory and Oak Growth Over 10 Years in Response to Initial Fertilization.  Franklin, J. A., and D. S. Buckley.  2018.  Proceedings of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation, St. Louis, MO, June 3-7, 2018. [Abstract]

Effect of N, P, and K Fertilization on Yield of Native Warm-season Grass.  Richwine, J., P. D. Keyser, A. Ashworth, and G. E. Bates.  2018.  American Forage and Grasslands Council. [Abstract]

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]

Impact of plastic film mulching and fertilization on contribution of straw-derived nitrogen in a soil-plant system based on 15N-labeling Zheng, L., J. Pei, X. Jin, S. M. Schaeffer, T. An, and J. Wang.  2018.  Geoderma, 317:15-22.

Protein, Methionine and Cysteine Upregulation in Phaseolus vulgaris Black Turtle Bean Seeds through Sulfur Fertilization at V2 and R2 Stages of Growth.  Barry, H. P.  2017.  M.S. Thesis. [Abstract]

Risk Effects on Nitrogen Fertilization and Cost-Share Payments under Alternative Tillage and Cover Crop Systems for Cotton.  Boyer, C.  2017.  Southern Agricultural Economics Association annual meeting, Mobile, AL. February 4-7, 2017..

Sustainable alternatives for nitrogen fertilization of tall-fescue and its effects on yield and forage quality.  Corbin, M. D., and R. N. Oakes.  2017.  M.S. Thesis.