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Personnel

Mohammad R. (Reza) Hajimorad
Associate Professor
Plant viruses

Lori D. Osburn
Greenhouse Manager
Greenhouse Manager

Robert N. (Bob) Trigiano
Professor
Cell/tissue culture of ornamentals

Groups and Facilities


(1 mention)

Plant Biotechnology 
Supporting advanced research, collaboration, and sharing.



(1 mention)

UTIA Greenhouses 
High tech facilities help support agricultural research



(1 mention)

Insect Physiology 
Studying the physiology of the insect gut and characterizing its interactions with invading microbes.


 

News

New Ventures | Rapid Diagnostic Test Reduces Testing Time and Increases Accuracy, 11/22/2017

Promotion and Tenure 2017, 10/16/2017

Neal Stewart Nominated for UT President’s Discover Award, 10/9/2017

Dr. Bree Dell to Speak on Bushmeat in Uganda, 9/19/2017

Dr. Neelam Poudyal to Speak on Hemlock Woolly Adelgid, 9/14/2016

New Ventures | Creative Agricultural Technologies, LLC, 2/25/2016

Power Plant, 2/25/2016

 

Recent Publications

Food Security through Biotechnology: The Case of Genetically Modified Sugar Beets in the United States Kennedy, P. L., K. E. Lewis, and A. Schmitz.  2017.  World Agricultural Resources and Food Security, Schmitz, A., P.L. Kennedy, T.G. Schmitz (Eds.), Volume 17, Frontiers of Economics and Globalization. [Abstract]

Following the carbon: using micrometeorology to evaluate the impact of land application of industrial co-products.  O'Dell, D., N. S. Eash, J. Oetting, J. A. Zahn, B. Hicks, T. J. Sauer, D. M. Lambert, J. Logan, and J. Goddard.  2017.  Annual Meeting ASA, CSSA, and SSSA, Oct. 22-25, Tampa, FL. [Abstract]

Utilization of Spent Microbial Biomass as an Alternative Crop Nitrogen Source Sullivan, C. T., R. Mattingly Harman, N. S. Eash, J. Zahn, F. R. Walker, J. Goddard, A. M. Saxton, D. M. Lambert, D. McIntosh, R. S. Freeland, W. E. Hart, and J. E. Morrison.  2017.  Agronomy Journal, Agron. J. 109:1870–1879 (2017). [Abstract]

Diversity of ABC transporter genes across and plant kingdom and their potential utility in biotechnology Lane, T., C. S. Rempe, J. Davitt, M. E. Staton, Y. Peng, D. E. Soltis, M. Melkonian, M. Deyholos, J. H. Leebens-Mack, M. Chase, C. J. Rothfels, D. Stevenson, S. W. Graham, J. Yu, T. Liu, J. C. Pires, P. P. Edgar, Y. Zhang, Y. Xie, Y. Zhu, E. Carpenter, G. K. S. Wong, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2016.  BMC Biotechnolgy.

The future: advanced plant biotechnology, genome editing, and synthetic biology Liu, W., and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2016.  Plant Biotechnology and Genetics: Principles, Techniques and Applications, Second Edition., Pp. 383-401. Wiley and Sons. Hoboken, New Jersey. Stewart, C.N., Jr. (Ed).

Next-generation precision genome engineering and plant biotechnology Mahfouz, M., T. Cardi, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2016.  Plant Cell Reports.

Plant Biotechnology and Genetics: Principles, Techniques and Applications, Second Edition Stewart, Jr., C. N.  2016.  John Wiley and Sons, Hoboken, New Jersey. Stewart, C. N., Jr. (Editor).

Grassroots: the history of switchgrass biotechnology in Tennessee.  Stewart, Jr., C. N.  2015.  Switchgrass III: Prairie and Native Grass International Conference., Knoxville, TN.

Plant lipid biology and biotechnology.  Suh, M. C., G. Hahne, J. R. Liu, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2015.  Plant Cell Reports.

Plant science and biotechnology in China: part two.  Hahne, G., J. R. Liu, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2014.  Plant Cell Reports.

Plant science and biotechnology in China.  Hahne, G., J. R. Liu, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2014.  Plant Cell Reports 33: 681..

The genome of Eucalyptus grandis Myburg, A. et al., and P. Ranjan.  2014.  Nature, 510:356–362. [Abstract]