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Robert S. (Rob) Freeland
Biological Instrumentation

Daniel C. Yoder
Soil and water engineering

Timothy G. (Tim) Prather
Extension Specialist I
Farm safety, AgrAbility, & precision ag

Michael E. Essington
Soil Chemistry and Mineralogy

Jaehoon Lee
Associate Professor
Environmental soil physics

Gary M. Lessman
Associate Professor
Soil fertility and plant analysis

Joanne Logan
Associate Professor
Applied climatology & climate change

John S. Tyner
Associate Professor
Unsaturated flow and transport

Mark A. Radosevich
Soil microbiology & biochemistry

Xiaofei (Philip) Ye
Value-added bioprocess engineering

Janice Lannett (Lannett) Edwards
Reproductive Physiology & Embryology

Matthew J. (Matt) Gray
Amphibians and ranaviruses

C Owen (Owen) Gwathmey
Professor Emeritus, Post-retirement appointment
Crop physiology and agronomy

Kimberly D. Gwinn
Associate Professor
Plant Pathology

Mohammad R. (Reza) Hajimorad
Associate Professor
Plant viruses

Juan Luis Jurat-Fuentes
Associate Professor
Insect physiology and molecular pathology

Dean A. Kopsell
Vegetable Crop Physiology/Phytonutrients

Kurt H. Lamour
Molecular Epidemiology

Carl E. Sams
Distinguished Professor
Crop physiology

F. Neal (Neal) Schrick
Professor and Head
Reproductive physiology

Qixin Zhong
Food physical properties

Charles M. (Chuck) Denney

Jennifer Anne Franklin
Associate Professor
Tree physiology

Henry G Kattesh
Physiology and Endocrinology

Charles Neal (Neal) Stewart, Jr.
Transgenic plants, phytosensors

David Wheeler Hughes
Greever Chair of Agribusiness

Ky Pohler
Assistant Professor
Reproductive Physiology

Hugo Eiler
Physiology & Electrodiagnostic

Michael H. Sims
Professor & Director, Vet. Medical Comm.
Physiology & Electodiagnostic

Sherry K. Cox
Clinical Associate Professor

Tomas Martin-Jimenez
Associate Professor

Robert W. (Bob) Henry
Macroscopic anatomy & Plastination

Joseph W. (Joe) Bartges
Medicine and nutrition

Diane Hendrix

Marti Drum
Clinical Instructor
Physical Therapy

Daniel A. Ward

Tarek Hewezi
Assistant Professor
Plant Molecular Biology

Theodore B Henry
Assistant Professor
Fish physiology and pathology

James Mark (Mark) Young
IT Specialist III
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Susan Lynne (Sue) Hamilton

Robert M. (Bob) Hayes
Weed Science


Host & Pathogen Interactions Between Amphibians & Ancient Fungal, 9/22/2015

Politics and Research Behind Pollution, Climate Change, Disease and Amphibian Declines, 4/30/2014

Modeling the dynamics of amphibian chytridiomycosis, 3/19/2014



WTREC Welcomes New Faculty Member, 11/2/2016

Faculty 360 | Phillip Myer, 6/20/2016

UTIA Researchers Find Another Glyphosate-Resistant Weed, 12/8/2015

Team to Address Emerging Diseases in Amphibians & Reptiles, 5/26/2015

Lori Duncan wins the Institute's 2015 Photo Competition, 4/30/2015

UTIA professor 'Philip' Ye receives award, 5/14/2014


1 mention

Home Tomato Production 
UT Extension shares tips that can enhance the quality of the tomatoes you grow in your garden.


Recent Publications

Influence of post-weaning management system during the finishing phase on grasslands or feedlot on aiming to improvement of the beef cattle production Barbero, R. P., E. B. Malheiros, R. N. Oakes, J. T. Mulliniks, L. M. Deviatti, J. F. W. Koscheck, E. P. Romanzini, A. C. Ferrari, D. M. Renesto, T. T. Berchielli, A. C. Ruggieri, and R. A. Reis.  2017.  Agricultural Systems.

Controlling herbicide resistant annual bluegrass (Poa annua) phenotypes with methiozolin.  Brosnan, J. T., J. J. Vargas, G. K. Breeden, S. L. Boggess, M. E. Staton, P. A. Wadl, and R. N. Trigiano.  2017.  Weed Technology.

Using a chelating agent to generate low ash bioenergy feedstock Edmunds, C. W., C. Hamilton, K. Kim, S. C. Chmely, and N. Labbe.  2017.  Biomass and Bioenergy, 96:12-18.

Rumen-protected arginine alters blood flow parameters and luteinizing hormone concentration in cyclic beef cows consuming toxic endophyte-infected tall fescue seed Green, M. A., B. Whitlock, J. L. Edwards, E. J. Scholljegerdes, and J. T. Mulliniks.  2017.  Journal of Animal Science.

Can we use entomopathogenic fungi as endophytes for dual biological control of insect pests and plant pathogens? Jaber, L., and B. H. Ownley.  2017.  Biological Control, 107: 50-59.

Phenotyping strategies to enhance peanut drought tolerance and molecular markers for crop improvement' Jyostna M. Devi, T.R. Sinclair, V.Vadez, A. Shekoofa, N. Puppala.  Jyostna D. Mura  2017.  A Book Chapter-Genomics Assisted Breeding of Crops for Abiotic Stress Tolerance, Volume 2 Springer, in press.

Recovery Trends and Predictions of Fraser Fir (Abies fraseri) Dynamics in the Southern Appalachian Mountains Kaylor, S., J. Hughes, and J. A. Franklin.  2017.  Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 47(1): 125-133.

Geographic expansion of Lyme disease in Michigan, 20002014 Lantos, P.M., J. Tsao, L. E. Nigrovic, P. G. Auwaerter, V. G. Fowler, F. Ruffin, E. Foster, and G. J. Hickling.  2017.  Open Forum Infect Disease, 4 (1): ofw269.

Some physiological characteristics to estimate species potential as a mine reclamation ground cover.  Nurtjahya, E., and J. A. Franklin.  2017.  Applied Vegetation Science.

Management of aphids and barley yellow dwarf virus in Tennessee wheat.  Perkins, C., and S. D. Stewart.  2017.  UT Extension, W ???.

Electrocatalytic activity and stability enhancement via preferential deposition of phosphide on carbide Regmi, Y. N., A. Roy, G. A. Goenaga, J. R. McBride, B. R. Rogers, T. A. Zawodzinski, N. Labbe, and S. C. Chmely.  2017.  ChemCatChem.

Metabolic analysis of the mechanism of action of yerba mate extract on Salmonella Typhimurium Rempe, C.S., S. Lenaghan, K. P. Burris, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2017.  Metabolomics.