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

Joseph W. (Joe) Bartges
Medicine and nutrition

Natalie Ruth Bumgarner
Assistant Professor

David M. Butler
Associate Professor
Organic agriculture and agroecology

Sherry K. Cox
Clinical Associate Professor

Thomas V. (Tom) Dailey
Research Scientist I
Bobwhite conservation

Jennifer M. DeBruyn
Associate Professor
Environmental Microbiology

Thomas (Tom) Denes
Assistant Professor
Molecular Microbiology and Bacteriophage

Charles M. Denney

Dennis E. Deyton
Fruit crop improvement

Madhu Dhar
Research Associate Professor

John Gaylon Doty
Information Specialist I
Bobwhite conservation

Marti Drum
Clinical Instructor
Physical Therapy

Janice Lannett (Lannett) Edwards
Reproductive Physiology & Embryology

Hugo Eiler
Physiology & Electrodiagnostic

Michael E. Essington
Soil Chemistry and Mineralogy

J. Mark (Mark) Fly
Environmental psychology; Wildland recreation

Jennifer Anne Franklin
Associate Professor
Tree physiology

Robert S. (Rob) Freeland
Biological Instrumentation

Matthew J. (Matt) Gray
Amphibians and ranaviruses

Kimberly D. Gwinn
Associate Professor
Plant Pathology

Mohammad R. (Reza) Hajimorad
Associate Professor
Plant viruses

Susan Lynne (Sue) Hamilton
Director and Associate Professor

David P. Harper
Associate Professor
Forest products

Robert M. (Bob) Hayes
Director and Professor
Weed Science

Diane Hendrix

Robert W. (Bob) Henry
Macroscopic anatomy & Plastination

Tarek Hewezi
Assistant Professor
Plant Molecular Biology

David Wheeler Hughes
Greever Chair of Agribusiness

Jennie L. Ivey
Assistant Professor
Extension Equine Specialist

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

Henry G Kattesh
Physiology and Endocrinology

Heather Marie Kelly
Assistant Professor
Plant Pathologist

Brent Lamons
Director, Advising

Kurt H. Lamour
Molecular Epidemiology

Jaehoon Lee
Associate Professor
Environmental soil physics

Megan L. Leffew
Extension Specialist II
Marketing Specialist

Scott Lenaghan
Assistant Professor

Elizabeth More (Liz) Lennon
Assistant Professor

Joanne Logan
Associate Professor
Applied climatology & climate change

Tomas Martin-Jimenez
Associate Professor

Bode Adebowale Olukolu
Assistant Professor

Neelam Chandra Poudyal
Associate Professor
Natural Resource Policy and Human Dimensions

Timothy G. (Tim) Prather
Extension Specialist I
Farm safety, AgrAbility, Energy, Geospatial

Mark A. Radosevich
Soil microbiology & biochemistry

Tyson Brant Raper
Assistant Professor
Cotton and small grain production

Carl E. Sams
Distinguished Professor
Crop physiology

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

Reza Seddighi
Assistant Professor

Avat Shekoofa
Assistant Professor
Water Stress and Irrigation of Agronomic Crops

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

Traci Lynn Stanley
Research Associate II

Scott D. Stewart

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

John Clinton Stier
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Lindsay Taylor Phillips
Major Gifts Officer

Katie Tolbert
Assistant Professor
Small animal gastroenterology

John S. Tyner
Associate Professor

Daniel A. Ward

Brian Whitlock
Assistant Professor
Field Services, Theriogenology

Jacqueline C. (Jacqui) Whittemore
Associate Professor
Internal Medicine

Xiaofei (Philip) Ye
Value-added bioprocess engineering

Daniel C. Yoder
Soil and water engineering

James M (Mark) Young
IT Specialist III
IT Coordinator for AgResearch

Timothy M. (Tim) Young
Process analytics

Qixin Zhong
Food physical properties

Theodore B Henry
Assistant Professor
Fish physiology and pathology


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



UTIA Researchers Develop Kit for Chloroplast Engineering in Plants, 3/25/2019

Israeli and UTIA Scientists Receive Grant to Study Bovine Mastitis in Dairy Cows, 2/18/2019

The Hat, 1/17/2019

Willingness to Adopt Biosecurity Measures to Combat Foreign Animal Disease Outbreaks, 10/31/2018

NSF Awards UTIA Faculty Grant to Study Fungal Pathogen of Amphibians, 9/5/2018

Development of Novel DNA-Based Methods for Detection of Bt Resistant Fall Armyworms, 5/31/2018

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

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

Tyson Raper Named Outstanding Young Cotton Physiologist, 1/24/2018

Faculty 360 | Tao Wu, 1/11/2018


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


Recent Publications

Nymphal Ixodes scapularis questing behavior explains geographic variation in Lyme borreliosis risk in the eastern United States Arsnoe, I., J. I. Tsao, and G. J. Hickling.  2019.  Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases.

W827: Frequently Asked Questions: Glyphosate.  Brosnan, J. T., G. K. Breeden, R. M. Hayes, T. C. Mueller, G. N. Rhodes, G. Rowsey, S. A. Senseman, and L. E. Steckel.  2019.  W287. University of Tennessee Extension. Knoxville, TN.

A facile method for fabricating robust cellulose nanocrystal/SiO2 superhydrophobic coatings.  Huang, J., S. Lyu, Z. Chen, S. Wang, and F. Fu.  2019.  Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 536:349-362.

Numerical application of incomplete elliptic integrals to investigate the capillary phenomena in a pendular state between two identical spheres in contact.  Lee, H., J. Lee, and J. S. Tyner.  2019.  Journal of Porous Media, in press.

Physical, biochemical, and microbial controls on amino sugar accumulation in soils under long-term cover cropping and no-tillage farming Li, L., C. B. Wilson, H. He, X. Zhang, F. Zhou, and S. M. Schaeffer.  2019.  Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 135, 369-378.

Effects of endophyte-infected tall fescue seed and red clover isoflavones on rumen microbial populations and physiological parameters of beef cattle Melchior, E.A., J. K. Smith, L. Schneider, J. T. Mulliniks, G. E. Bates, M. D. Flythe, J. L. Klotz, J. Huihua, J. P. Goodman, A. R. Lee, J. M. Caldwell, and P. Myer.  2019.  Translational Animal Science, 3:316328.

Thermal resistance of Staphylococcus carnosus CS 299 and CS 300 as potential hepatitis A virus surrogates after growth at 42oC and pH 6.  Patwardhan, M, and D. H. D'Souza.  2019.  Proceedings, IFT New Orleans, June 3, E-poster.

Phosphorus and Potassium Fertilizer Rate Verification for Corn-Wheat-Soybean Rotation System in Tennessee Singh, S., X. Yin, H. J. Savoy, L. Schneider, and S. Jagadamma.  2019.  Agronomy Journal, 111:1-9.

Evaluation of Floral Cuts on Eriophyid Mite Retention on Knock Out and Multiflora Rose Cuttings Solo, K., S. B. Collins, L. Schneider, M. R. Hajimorad, F. A. Hale, J. B. Wilkerson, A. S. Windham, and M. T. Windham.  2019.  Plant Health Progress, 20:83-87.

Reversing Mesophication Effects on Understory Woody Vegetation in Mid-Southern Oak Forests.  Vander Yacht, A., P. D. Keyser, W. K. Clatterbuck, and C. Kwit.  2019.  Forest Science.

Dual-emitting film with cellulose nanocrystal-assisted carbon dots grafted SrAl2O4, Eu2+, Dy3+ phosphors for temperature sensing Zhang, L., S. Lyu, Q. Zhang, Y. Wu, C. Melcher, S. C. Chmely, Z. Chen, and S. Wang.  2019.  Carbohydrate Polym., 206: 767-777. [Abstract]

KBase: the United States department of energy systems biology knowledgebase A. Arkin, P. Ranjan, et al.  2018.  Nature Biotechnology. [Abstract]