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Water Quality 
Floods, droughts and very hot or cold temperatures - all weather patterns that we experience often in Tennessee. What impact do these weather situations have?


 

Recent Publications

Effect of biochar on nutrient release and retention in container crops.  Basiri, N., F. R. Walker, A. Fulcher, and J. Altland.  2016.  Proceedings of Southern Nursery Association meeting. Athens GA. August 29 to 31, 2016.

Food safety risk reduction by in-line disinfection for contaminated irrigation water on drip-irrigated cabbage.  Gorman, S., D. Smith, L. Dunn, A. L. Wszelaki, and F. Critzer.  2016.  Proceedings of Annual Meeting of the International Association for Food Protection, July 31- August 3, St. Louis, MO.

Tennessee Cropland, Irrigated Cropland and Pastureland Cash Rental Rates for 2016.  Smith, A., R. G. Bowling, and T. Johnson.  2016.  Extension Pub, W377.

Disinfection Methods to Mitigate Food Safety Risks Associated with Contaminated Irrigation Water on Drip-irrigated Tomatoes.  Gorman, S., L. Gann, A. L. Wszelaki, F. Critzer, and J. R. Buchanan.  2015.  Journal of Food Protection, Supplement A, 78:280, Portland, OR, July 25-28, 2015.

Placement and interpretation of soil moisture sensors for irrigated cotton production in humid regions (peer reviewed).  Leib, B. G., J. Payero, L. Pringle, J. Bordovsky, W. Porter, and E. Barnes.  2015.  Cotton Incorporated, Cary, NC.

The fate and impact of pharmaceuticals and personal care products in agricultural soils irrigated with reclaimed water Qin, Q., X. J. Chen, and J. Zhuang.  2015.  Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 45(13), 1379-1408.

Probability of Irrigated Corn Being Profitable in a Humid Region.  Boyer, C., J. A. Larson, R. K. Roberts, M. A. McClure, D. D. Tyler, and A. Smith.  2014.  Southern Agricultural Economics Association annual meeting,, Dallas, TX. February 1-4, 2014.

Growth and water consumption of Hydrangea quercifolia irrigated by on demand and daily water use irrigation regimes.  Hagen, E.D., S. Nambuthiri, A. Fulcher, and R. Geneve.  2014.  Scientia Horticulturae, 179:132139.

Breakeven Cost of Irrigating Bermudagrass, Tall Fescue, and Orchardgrass Hay Production in Tennessee Zhou, X., C. Boyer, J. A. Larson, and B. G. Leib.  2014.  Agronomy Journal, 106: 6: 2227-2234.

The rise of irrigated row crops in West Tennessee and our aquifers Verbree, D.  2013.  Tennessee Agricultural Production Association Newsletter, September 2013(3).

Evaluation of Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation (ASD) for Warm-season Vegetable Production in Tennessee.  McCarty, D. G., B. H. Ownley, A. L. Wszelaki, C. E. Sams, and D. M. Butler.  2012.  HortScience, 47(9):S330-331.

Evaluation of Soybean Genotypes for Resistance to Three Seed-borne Diseases Mengistu, A., P. Arelli, Bellaloui, N., Bond, J.P., Shannon, G.J., Wrather, A.J., Rupe, J.C., Chen, P., Little, C.R., C. H. Canaday, M. A. Newman, and V. R. Pantalone.  2012.  Plant Health Progress, DOI:10.1094/PHP-2012-0321-02-RS.