Fertilize Research

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Neal S. Eash
Soil Science



Unfertilized Cover Crop May Reduce Nutrient Losses from Tennessee Fields, 7/12/2016

IFDC Tours WTREC, 8/21/2013


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Little River Facility 
It’s long been an issue in farming – how can we be productive in agriculture and still protect the environment? UT Ag-Research has a new facility dedicated to that cause.

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Preventing Nitrate Toxicity in Cattle 
UT experts talk about the danger of nitrate toxicity and how you can prevent it on your farm.


Recent Publications

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]

Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium Fertilizer effects on Cassava Tuber Yield in the Coastal District of Dondo, Mozambique.  Cuvaca, I. B, N. S. Eash, D. M. Lambert, F. R. Walker, and W. P. Rustrick.  2017.  African Journal of Agricultural Research, African Journal of Agricultural Research, Vol. 12 (42); 3112 – 3119. [Abstract]

Irrigation success stories from the field. The switch to drip saved water and fertilizer.  Fulcher, A., B. G. Leib, J. McHugh, W. C. Wright, W. Yeary, and Q. Cypher.  2017.  Tennessee Green Times, 18(2):16.

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]

Hazardous pollutants emissions and environmental impacts from fuelwood burned and synthetic fertilizers applied by tobacco growers in Pakistan.  Hussain, M, R. N. Malik, A. M. Taylor, and M. Puettmann.  2017.  Environmental Technology & Innovation.

Long-term interactive impact of cover crop and no-tillage on soil hydro-physical quality, N-fertilizer demand and rainfed cotton yield.  Lee, J., A. N. Gharahassanlou, X. Yin, D. D. Tyler, H. J. Savoy, and N. S. Eash.  2017.  2017 Annual Meetings of ASA-CSSA-SSSA. Poster. Agronomy Abstract. Tampa, FL. Oct. 22-26..

Cotton Canopy NDVI: Reducing the Plant Population Effect Marisol, R. P., P. B. Allen, R. S. Freeland, and J. B. Wilkerson.  2017.  TRANSACTIONS of the ASABE, 60(2), 293-301. [Abstract]

Following the carbon: using micrometeorology to evaluate the impact of land application of industrial co-products.  O'Dell, D., N. S. Eash, J. Oetting, J. A. Zahn, B. Hicks, T. J. Sauer, D. M. Lambert, J. Logan, and J. Goddard.  2017.  Annual Meeting ASA, CSSA, and SSSA, Oct. 22-25, Tampa, FL. [Abstract]

Utilization of Spent Microbial Biomass as an Alternative Crop Nitrogen Source Sullivan, C. T., R. Mattingly Harman, N. S. Eash, J. Zahn, F. R. Walker, J. Goddard, A. M. Saxton, D. M. Lambert, D. McIntosh, R. S. Freeland, W. E. Hart, and J. E. Morrison.  2017.  Agronomy Journal, Agron. J. 109:1870–1879 (2017). [Abstract]

Agronomic effectiveness of an organically enhanced nitrogen fertilizer.  Winings, J., X. Yin, S. Agyin-Birikorang, U. Singh, J. Sanabria, H. J. Savoy, F. L. Allen, and A. M. Saxton.  2017.  Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 108:149-161.

Complementation drives higher growth rate and yield of wheat and saves nitrogen fertilizer in wheat and faba bean intercropping.  Xiao, J. X., X. Yin, J. B. Ren, M. Zhang, L. Tang, and Y. Zheng.  2017.  Field Crops Research.

Elevated Levels of Potassium in Greenhouse-grown Red Romaine Lettuce Impacts Mineral Nutrient and Soluble Sugar Concentrations.  Barickman, T. C., T. E. Horgan, J. R. Wheeler, and C. E. Sams.  2016.  HortScience, 51(9):504-509. [Abstract]