Herbaceous Research

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Burton C. (Burt) English
Production Economics

Susan Lynne (Sue) Hamilton
Director and Associate Professor

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Sun Grant BioWeb 
Providing current info to use biomass resources for bioenergy and bioproducts.



Taking a Next Step Toward a Biobased Economy, 11/7/2016


Recent Publications

The Influence Herbaceous Vegetation on Ectomycorrhizal Root Colonization and Nutrient Uptake.  Bauman, J., and J. A. Franklin.  2018.  Proceedings of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation, St. Louis, MO, June 3-7, 2018. [Abstract]

Polymer Morphology of Lignin in Carbon Fiber Precursors from Hardwood and Herbaceous Feedstocks.  Garcia-Negron, V., O. Hosseinaei, V. Pingali, D. Keffer, S. C. Chmely, and D. P. Harper.  2018.  255th National Meeting and Exposition of the American-Chemical-Society (ACS) - Nexus of Food, Energy, New Orleans, LA, March 18-22, 2018.

Switchgrass Cultivar, Yield, and Nutrient Removal Responses to Harvest Timing Ashworth, A. J., F. L. Allen, J. L. Bacon, C. E. Sams, W. E. Hart, J. F. Grant, P. A. Moore, and D. H. Pote.  2017.  Agronomy Journal, Vol 109(6):1-8. [Abstract]

Thermochemical conversion of blended herbaceous and woody biomass feedstocks.  Edmunds, C. W., C. Hamilton, K. Kim, T. G. Rials, and N. Labbe.  2017.  2017 AIChE Annual Meeting, October 29 - November 3, 2017, Minneapolis, MN.

2017 Best & Beautiful Plants from the UT Gardens. Annual Plant Trial Report Hamilton, S. L., A. J. Pulte, J. D. Newburn, J. S. Reeves, and E. S. Willis.  2017.  TN Greentimes; TN Gardener; Cultivate; E-newsletter.

Improving processing and performance of pure lignin carbon fibers through hardwood and herbaceous lignin blends Hoseinaei, O., D. P. Harper, J. J. Bozell, and T. G. Rials.  2017.  International Journal of Molecular Sciences.

Role of physicochemical structure of organosolv hardwood and herbaceous lignins on carbon fiber performance Hoseinaei, O., D. P. Harper, J. J. Bozell, and T. G. Rials.  2016.  ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 4, 5785-5798.

Genetic Variation for Ethanol Content Among ‘Kanlow' Half-Sib Population.  Nayak, S., C. Dalid, F. L. Allen, and H. Bhandari.  2016.  Proceedings, Crop Science Society of America, Annual Meeting (6-9, Nov, 2016), Phoenix, AZ. [Abstract]

Diseases of Herbaceous and Woody Ornamentals.  Windham, A. S.  2016.  Proceedings of the Turf and Ornamental Field Day.

Converting oak forests to oak grasslands: thresholds in herbaceous response to canopy disturbance level on the Cumberland Plateau, TN.  Vander Yacht, A., P. D. Keyser, and C. Kwit.  2015.  5th Fire in Eastern Oak Forests Conference, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA.

Meeting the Biofuel Goal with Switchgrass: A Focus on the South with Herbaceous Feedstock.  English, B. C., D. M. Lambert, T. E. Yu, B. Wilson, and R. J. Menard.  2014.  Poster presented and abstract published in proceedings, the Integrated Biomass Supply System Annual Meeting, Knoxville, TN, October, 2014.

The IBSS Partnership: Advancing Energy Crop Supply Systems in the Southeastern United States.  Rials, T. G., J. Wright, N. Labbe, and J. McCord.  2014.  Abstract from scientific or discipline meetings, Short Rotation Woody Crops Operation Working Group Conference, July 17-19, Seattle, WA. [Abstract]