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

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.

Selecting Cotton Yield Response Function to Estimate Profit-Maximizing Potassium Fertilization Rates for Cotton Production in Tennessee Harmon, X., C. Boyer, C. O. Gwathmey, J. A. Larson, and R. K. Roberts.  2017.  Journal of Plant Nutrition, 40,11:1547-1556. [Abstract]

Temporal Frequency of Soil Test Information Effects on Returns to Potassium Fertilization in Cotton Production Harmon, X.L., C. Boyer, D. M. Lambert, and J. A. Larson.  2017.  Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 49,2: 251-272. [Abstract]

Can No-till Sequester Carbon? Overcoming Conjecture with Data O'Dell, D., N. S. Eash, B. Hicks, D. M. Lambert, J. Logan, T. J. Sauer, J. Zahn, J. Oetting, and J. Goddard.  2016.  Annual Meeting, ASA, CSSA, SSSA, 6-9 Nov, 2016. Phoenix, AZ.. [Abstract]

Temporal Frequency of Soil Test Information Effects on Returns to Potassium Fertilization in Cotton Production.  X.L. Harmon, C. Boyer, D. M. Lambert, and J. A. Larson.  2016.  Southern Agricultural Economics Association annual meeting,, San Antonio, TX. February 6-9, 2016.

Nitrogen fertilization and critical nitrogen concentration for contemporary high yielding cotton under no-tillage.  Yin, X., and C. L. Main.  2016.  Proceedings of Beltwide Cotton Conferences, Jan. 5-7.

Three way interactions involving trifloxysulfuron, cultural practice, and nitrogen fertilization enable mature tropical signalgrass (Urochloa subquadripara) control.  Young, N. G., R. G. Leon, J. T. Brosnan, and J. R. James.  2016.  Proc. Weed Sci Soc. Am. 69:382.

Mesotrione activity on crabgrass (Digitaria spp.) as influenced by nitrogen fertilization rate, source, and timing.  Beck, L. L., A. J. Patton, Q. D. Law, D. V. Wesenberger, J. T. Brosnan, J. J. Vargas, G. K. Breeden, and D. A. Kopsell.  2015.  Weed Technology, 29:263-273.

Long term tillage, cover crop, and fertilization effects on microbial community structure, activity: implications for soil quality Mbuthia, L. W., V. Acosta-Martinez, J. M. DeBruyn, S. M. Schaeffer, D. D. Tyler, E. Odoi, M. Mpheshea, F. R. Walker, and N. S. Eash.  2015.  Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 89: 24-34.