Magnesium Research

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Soil Testing 
If youíre looking for a healthy garden or green grass, itís good to know the content of your soil. UT Extension offers inexpensive soil tests, and itís all done in a special lab in Nashville.


Recent Publications

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]

Screening of Mixed-Metal Oxide Species for Catalytic Ex Situ Vapor-Phase Deoxygenation of Cellulose by py-GC/MS Coupled with Multivariate Analysis Kim, P., T. G. Rials, N. Labbe, and S. C. Chmely.  2016.  Energy and Fuels, 30(4):3167Ė3174. [Abstract]

The association of low-molecular-weight compounds with native casein micelles in bovine milk Cheema, M., M. S. Mohan, S. R. Campagna, J. Jurat-Fuentes, and F. M. Harte.  2015.  Journal of Dairy Science, 98(8): 5155-5163. [Abstract]

Effects of ecotypes and morphotypes in feedstock composition of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) Bhandari, H., D. Walker, J. Bouton, and M. Saha.  2014.  GCB Bioenergy, Volume 6:26-34. [Abstract]

Precision Soil Sampling Strategies for Agricultural Fields of West Tennessee Grant, T., H. J. Savoy, and B. G. Leib.  2014.  ASA, CSSA & SSSA International Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA November 2-5, 2014. [Abstract]

Ratio of calcium to magnesium influences biomass, elemental accumulations, and pigment concentrations in kale.  Kopsell D. E., D. A. Kopsell, T. C. Barickman, and C. E. Sams.  2013.  Journal of Plant Nutrition, 36(14):2154-2165.

Managing calcium, magnesium and sulfur in turfs.  Samples, T. J., J. C. Sorochan, and A. Thoms.  2013.  Tennessee Turfgrass Magazine.

When are secondary nutrients or micronutrients needed for tennessee farm fields? Savoy, H. J.  2013.  Extension, Extension special publication 645. [Abstract]

Chemical responses of two deciduous trees after 10-years of exposure to Free Air CO2 enrichment.  Kim, K.  2012.  M.S. Thesis. [Abstract]

Influence of Timing of Prescribed Burn on Native-Warm Season Grass Forage Quality in Tennessee.  Mathenia, A.  2011.  M.S. Thesis. [Abstract]

Expanded Aluminum & Magnesium Phosphide Use Restrictions.  Burgess, E. E.  2010.  UTIA.

Carotenoid pigments in kale are influenced by the ratio of calcium to magnesium.  Kopsell, D.E., and D. A. Kopsell.  2009.  HortScience 44(4):1118.