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Crab Lab 
Though crabs are disappearing along America’s coasts, research in land-locked Tennessee could help. Students in Biosystems Engineering have designed a project to replenish crab populations.


 

Recent Publications

Nutritional Value of Crisphead ‘Iceberg’ and Romaine Lettuces (Lactuca sativa L.) Kim, M. J., Y. Moon, D. A. Kopsell, S. Park, J. C. Tou, and N. L. Waterland.  2016.  Journal of Agricultural Science, Vol. 8, No. 11.

Elevated Levels of Potassium in Greenhouse Red Romaine Lettuce Impacts Mineral Nutrient Content and Nutritional Quality.  Barickman, T. C., T. E. Horgan, and C. E. Sams.  2015.  HortScience, 50(9): S395-S396.

Climate Change—Realities, Controversies, and Responses.  Ray, T. R., C. E. Sams, and W. V. Baird.  2015.  HortScience, 50(9):S66. This was an invited Colloguia for ASHS 2015 Annual Meeting.

Comparison of light emitting diode and high pressure sodium light treatments for hydroponic growth of Boston lettuce.  Martineau, V., M. G. Lefsrud, M. Tahera Naznin, and D. A. Kopsell.  2012.  HortScience, 47(4):477-482.

Comparison of supplemental greenhouse lighting from light emitting diode and high pressure sodium light treatments for hydroponic growth of Boston lettuce.  V. Martineau, M.G. Lefsrud, M. Tahera Naznin, and D. A. Kopsell.  2012.  HortScience, 22(1):44-48.

Lettuce yield and quality when grown in high tunnel and open-field production systems under three diverse climates.  Wallace, R., A. L. Wszelaki, C. Miles, J. Cowan, J. Martin, J. Roozen, B. Gunderson, and D. Inglis.  2012.  HortTechnology, 22:659-668.

Lettuce yield and quality when grown in high tunnel and open-field production systems under three diverse climates.  Wallace, R.W., A. L. Wszelaki, C. A. Miles, J. S. Cowan, J. Martin, J. Roozen, B. Gundersen, and D. A. Inglis.  2012.  HortTechnology, 22:659-668.

Real-time reverse-transcriptase PCR for Salmonella Typhimurium detection from lettuce and tomatoes Miller N., P. M. Davidson, and D. H. D'Souza.  2011.  LWT Food Science and Technology, 44(4):1088-1097.

Bacon, Lettuce and …The Perfect Tomato.  Pulte, A. J.  2011.  At Home Tennessee Magazine, July 2011.

High Tunnel Lettuce Variety Yield and Quality When Grown In Different US Climates.  Wallace, R.W., Miles, C.A., A. L. Wszelaki, Inglis, D.A., Roozen, J., Martin, J., and Webb, C.J..  2011.  HortScience 46(10):S154.

Rapid detection of Salmonella typhimurium from spiked lettuce and tomatoes using real-time reverse-transcriptase PCR.  Miller, N. D., P. M. Davidson, and D. H. D'Souza.  2009.  IAFP oral Grapevine, TX, July 13, 2009.

Real-time RT-PCR for the rapid detection of Salmonella from lettuce.  Miller, N.D., and D. H. D'Souza.  2008.  College of Experimental Medicine Symposium, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.