Oil Research


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Personnel

John Brian (Brian) Alford
Assistant Professor
Fishery conservation and management

John R. Buchanan
Associate Professor
Wastewater Management

David M. Butler
Associate Professor
Organic agriculture and agroecology

Jennifer M. DeBruyn
Associate Professor
Environmental Microbiology

Dennis E. Deyton
Professor
Fruit crop improvement

Eric C. Drumm
Professor
Soil Mechanics and Geotechnics

Lori Allison Duncan
Extension Specialist I
Row Crop Sustainability

Neal S. Eash
Professor
Soil Science

Michael E. Essington
Professor
Soil Chemistry and Mineralogy

Jennifer Anne Franklin
Associate Professor
Tree physiology

Baohua Gu
Joint Professor
Environmental Biogeochemistry

Sindhu Jagadamma
Assistant Professor
Soil Management

Sarah W. Keenan
Post-Doc
Biogeochemistry, microbial ecology, paleobiology

Jaehoon Lee
Associate Professor
Environmental soil physics

Andrea Lorene Ludwig
Associate Professor
Ecological Engineering

Vincent R. (Vince) Pantalone
Professor
Soybean breeding

Mark A. Radosevich
Professor
Soil microbiology & biochemistry

Tyson Brant Raper
Assistant Professor
Cotton and small grain production

Carl E. Sams
Distinguished Professor
Crop physiology

Hubert J. (Hugh) Savoy
Associate Professor, Emeritus
Soil fertility/testing for sustainable production

Sean Michael Schaeffer
Assistant Professor
Biogeochemistry

Avat Shekoofa
Assistant Professor
Water Stress and Irrigation of Agronomic Crops

John Clinton Stier
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

John S. Tyner
Associate Professor
Unsaturated flow and transport

Forbes R. Walker
Associate Professor
Environmental soil science

Wesley C. Wright
Research Associate I
Instrumentation, soil & water management

Daniel C. Yoder
Professor
Soil and water engineering

Jie (Joe) Zhuang
Professor
Fate and transport of envir. contaminant

Raymond C. Albright
Assistant Professor
Forest ecology

Darwin L. Newton
Professor
State soil scientist

Thomas J. Sauer
Professor
Research Soil Scientist USDA-ARS

 

News

UTIA Research Presence Expands in Belize, 7/5/2018

​Tennessee Students Win National Soil Judging Competition​, 4/17/2018

UTIA/MTSU Partnership Establishes Organic Forage Cropping Systems, 3/8/2018

Using Chickens as a Model to Reduce Obesity in Children, 2/1/2018

AgResearch Faculty and Staff Presented with Awards at 2017 UTIA Luncheon, 11/8/2017

Promotion and Tenure 2017, 10/16/2017

5 Things You Should Know about the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 8/9/2017

A New Generation of Faculty, 8/2/2017

Faculty 360 | John Munafo, 7/12/2017

5 Things You Didn’t Know about Highland Rim AgResearch and Education Center, 5/6/2017

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Sesame 
There's a new crop Tennessee farmers might consider. Researchers are experimenting with sesame, produced for its oil, and commonly used in bread products.


 

Recent Publications

Effective and efficient agricultural drainage pipe mapping with UAS thermal infrared imagery: A case study Allred, B., N. S. Eash, R. S. Freeland, L. Martinez, and D. Wishart.  2018.  Agricultural Water Management, 197 (2018) 132–137. [Abstract]

Fast accrual of C and N in soil organic matter fractions following post-mining reclamation across the USA Angst, G., C. W. Mueller, S. Angst, M. Pivokonskýc, J. A. Franklin, P. D. Stahl, and J. Frouz.  2018.  Journal of Environmental Management. [Abstract]

Crop rotations and poultry litter impact long-term soil physicochemical properties and soil biota Ashworth, A. J., F. L. Allen, P. R. Owens, J. M. DeBruyn, and C. E. Sams.  2018.  Journal of Environmental Quality.

Biodegradable Plastic Mulch Films: Impacts on Soil Microbial Communities and Ecosystem Functions Bandopadhyay, S., L. Martin-Closas, A. M. Pelacho, and J. M. DeBruyn.  2018.  Frontiers in Microbiology.

Transcriptomic and Metabolomic Profiling of Chicken Adipose Tissue: Dual Purpose Benefit for Human Obesity and Poultry Production Beckford, R, E. Tague, S. Campagna, and B. H. Voy.  2018.  Current Metabolomics. [Abstract]

Effect of the mutant Danbaekkong allele on soybean seed yield, protein, and oil concentration and amino acid composition.  Cunicelli, M. J., H. Bhandari, P. Chen, C. E. Sams, M. A. R. Mian, L. Mozzoni, C. Smallwood, and V. R. Pantalone.  2018.  Crop Science Society of America, ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, November 4-7, 2018, Baltimore, MD. [Abstract]

Soil Organic Carbon Changes for Switchgrass Farms in East Tennessee, USA D. K. Toliver, B. C. English, D. D. Tyler, J. Lee, R. J. Menard, and J. C. Walton.  2018.  Soil Systems, 2018, 2(2),. [Abstract]

Impact of soil water content on hybrid bermudagrass athletic field performance Dickson, K. H., J. C. Sorochan, J. T. Brosnan, J. C. Stier, J. Lee, and W. D. Strunk.  2018.  Crop Science58: 1416-1425.

Development and Phenotypic Screening of an Ethyl Methane Sulfonate Mutant Population in Soybean Espina, M. J., C. M. Sabbir Ahmed, A. Bemardini, E. Adeleke, Z. Yadegari, P. Arelli, V. R. Pantalone, and A. Taheri.  2018.  Frontiers in Plant Science. [Abstract]

Bioactive natural products in plant disease control Gwinn, K. D.  2018.  Studies in Natural Product Chemistry, Studies in Natural Products Chemistry Vol. 56: Copyright: © Elsevier 2018 Published: 1st February 2018 Elsevier Editors: Atta-ur-Rahman. [Abstract]

Best Management Practices for Livestock Production and Operations in Karst Areas Harry Moore, and E. C. Drumm.  2018.  Extension web publication W 453-B. [Abstract]

Impact of soil water content on hybrid bermudagrass athletic field performance.  K. H. Dickson, J. C. Sorochan, J. T. Brosnan, J. C. Stier, and J. Lee.  2018.  Crop Science.