Weed Research


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Personnel

Thomas C. (Tom) Mueller
Professor
Weed science

Lawrence E. Steckel
Professor
Weed management

Gregory K. (Greg) Breeden
Extension Assistant II
Turfgrass Weed Control

James T. (Jim) Brosnan
Associate Professor
Turfgrass Weed Science

Josť J. (Javi) Vargas
Research Associate II
Horticultural & Invasive Weed Management

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

Events

Weed Tour, 6/21/2017

Weed Tour, 6/22/2016

UT Weed Tour, 6/24/2015

 

News

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

Dicamba Briefing, 11/27/2017

Promotion and Tenure 2017, 10/16/2017

Neal Stewart Nominated for UT Presidentís Discover Award, 10/9/2017

UTIA Faculty Spotlight | Dr. Jim Brosnan, 7/18/2017

High Hopes for Tennessee Cotton, 4/17/2017

Answers to Farmersí Questions, 10/22/2016

Summer 2016 Upcoming Events, 5/16/2016

Steckel Named Cotton Researcher of the Year, 1/14/2016

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

Video


(1 mention)

Weed Olympics 
We've had an Olympic competition here in Tennessee involving ... plants. More specifically, plants we don't like or want. It's called the 'Weed Olympics' on the UT agriculture campus.



(1 mention)

The Story of Cotton 
A look at the history, production and uses of cotton.



(1 mention)

Cotton Outlook 2011 
Like much of Dixie, Tennessee is -- once again -- the land of cotton. Our state will produce nearly twice as many acres of the crop as it did just a couple of years ago.


 

Recent Publications

Using groundcover to Outcompete Tall Fescue (Festuca arundinacea ) without outcompeting tree seedlings on a legacy mine site.  Aldrovandi, M., and J. A. Franklin.  2018.  Proceedings of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation, St. Louis, MO, June 3-7, 2018. [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]

Effect of weathering on biodegradability of biodegradable mulch film Anunciado, M., L. C. Wadsworth, D. B. Cowan-Banker, and D. G. Hayes.  2017.  BioEnvironmental Polymer Society 24th Annual Meeting, Albany, CA, 20-22 September 2017 (poster). [Abstract]

Overview of the University of Tennessee Weed Diagnostics Center.  Brosnan, J. T., J. J. Vargas, G. K. Breeden, R. N. Trigiano, and S. L. Boggess.  2017.  Proc. Northeastern Plant Pest and Soils Conference, 2:19.

Overview of the University of Tennessee Weed Diagnostics Center.  Brosnan, J. T., J. J. Vargas, G. K. Breeden, R. N. Trigiano, and S. L. Boggess.  2017.  Proc. Southern Weed Sci. Soc., 70:60.

Weed science and management in residential areas. In: Tennessee Extension Master Gardener Handbook.  Bumgarner, N. R., and P. Sweatt.  2017.  UT Extension Publication- PB-1845- O.

Formation of Nanoplastics from Biodegradable Plastic Mulch Films and Characterization of their Behavior in Soil Hayes, D. G., A. Astner, H. M. O'Neill, B. R. Evans, S. V. Pingali, and V. S. Urban.  2017.  BioEnvironmental Polymer Society 24th Annual Meeting, Albany, CA, 20-22 September 2017. [Abstract]

Use of EH1587 for postemergence broadleaf weed control in turf.  Henry, G. M., K. A. Tucker, J. T. Brosnan, G. K. Breeden, and A. G. Estes.  2017.  Proc. Northeastern Plant Pest and Soils Conference, 2:21.

Use of EH1587 for postemergence broadleaf weed control in turf.  Henry, G. M., K. A. Tucker, J. T. Brosnan, G. K. Breeden, and A. G. Estes.  2017.  Proc. Southern Weed Science Society, 70:45.

Postemergence broadleaf weed control with EH1587 Henry, G. M., K. A. Tucker, J. T. Brosnan, G. K. Breeden, and A. G. Estes.  2017.  2017 ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting [CD-ROM].

Resistance is Futile: Estimating the Costs of Managing Herbicide Resistance as a First-order Markov Process and the Case of US Upland Cotton Producers Lambert, D. M., J. A. Larson, R. K. Roberts, B. C. English, X. Zhou, L. L. Falconer, R. J. Hogan, J. L. Johnson, and J. M. Reeves.  2017.  Agricultural Economics, 48:387-396. [Abstract]

Effect of time of day of application of 2,4-D, dicamba, glufosinate, paraquat and saflufenacil on horseweed (Conyza Canadensis) control.  Montgomery, G. B., J. A. Treadway, J. L. Reeves, and L. E. Steckel.  2017.  Weed Technology, Weed Technol 31:550-556.