Organic Vegetables 
4 mentions
The earth provides the foods we eat -- including healthy vegetables. UT researchers are studying how best to grow these crops, and part of that work involves organic farming.


Sweet corn 
3 mentions
UT AgResearchers applied herbicides to experimental sweet corn to keep weeds away. But something unexpected happened -- they boosted the nutritional value of the corn.


Greenhouse Protected Agriculture 
2 mentions
More and more of the fruits and vegetables we eat are grown indoors.


Gourmet Food Safety 
1 mention
We all want good-tasting foods, but what we eat also has to be safe. UT’s Institute of Agriculture works with producers statewide in food safety programs.


High Tunnels 
1 mention
Some Tennessee nursery farmers use what are called “high tunnel” greenhouses – an inexpensive way to protect crops from temperatures that are either too hot or cold.


Groups and Facilities


Insects & Plant Diseases 
2 mentions
Biological and cultural control, resistant cultivars, and integrated pest management.


Food Safety 
2 mentions
Developing/evaluating strategies against pathogens and food-borne illness.


Phytophthora Plant Pathogens 
2 mentions
Soybeans, vegetables, the Irish potato blight, and Sudden Oak Death.


Vegetable Initiative 
1 mention
Research on varieties and methods with potential in Tennessee.


UTIA Greenhouses 
1 mention
High tech facilities help support agricultural research


Protected Agriculture 
1 mention
From hydroponics to organic raised beds, from computer-controlled greenhouses to simple rain shelters.



Common Herbicides for Fruit and Vegetable Weed Control (W245.  Armel, G. R., and E. W. Babbit.  2010.