LED Research


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Personnel

Mike Black
Research Leader I
Shortleaf pine

Natalie Ruth Bumgarner
Assistant Professor

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

Thomas (Tom) Denes
Assistant Professor
Molecular Microbiology and Bacteriophage

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

Susan Lynne (Sue) Hamilton
Director and Associate Professor

David P. Harper
Associate Professor
Forest products

Jennie L. Ivey
Assistant Professor
Extension Equine Specialist

Sean Michael Schaeffer
Assistant Professor
Biogeochemistry

Justin Thomas
Extension Agent

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

Brian Whitlock
Assistant Professor
Field Services, Theriogenology

Events

Grass-Fed Beef Workshop Scheduled for West Tennessee, 8/14/2018

The Frog that Gambled and Lost, 3/29/2017

 

News

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

FedEx Corp. Pledges Challenge Grant in Support of Youth Education at Lone Oaks Farm, 9/13/2018

Wetlands Boardwalk Installed at UT Gardens, 6/4/2018

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

2017 Director's Awards Recipients Announced, 1/18/2018

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

AgResearch Faculty and Staff Presented with Awards at 2017 UTIA Luncheon, 11/8/2017

Promoting the Responsible Conduct of Research at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, 11/1/2017

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LED Plant Lights 
It’s been known for years we can use indoor lighting to grow plants. Now UT Ag Researchers are looking at LED lights as an efficient way to bring plants to life.


 

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]

Associations Between Fish and Benthic Macroinvertebrate Biotic Integrity and Non-Point Source Pollution Estimates in the Nolichucky River Watershed.  Alford, J. B., and H. S. Gotwald.  2018.  Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science. [Abstract]

Fast accrual of C and N in soil organic matter fractions following post-mining reclamation across the USA Angst, G., C. W. Mueller, S. Angst, M. Pivokonskýc, J. A. Franklin, P. D. Stahl, and J. Frouz.  2018.  Journal of Environmental Management. [Abstract]

Behavioral responses of Pityophthorus juglandis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) to volatiles of black walnut and Geosmithia morbida, the causal agent of thousand cankers disease Blood, B, W. E. Klingeman, M. Paschen, D. Hadziabdic, J. Couture, and M. Ginzel.  2018.  Environmental Entomology, (x) 1-10. [Abstract]

Effect of the mutant Danbaekkong allele on soybean seed yield, protein, and oil concentration and amino acid composition.  Cunicelli, M. J., H. Bhandari, P. Chen, C. E. Sams, M. A. R. Mian, L. Mozzoni, C. Smallwood, and V. R. Pantalone.  2018.  Crop Science Society of America, ASA-CSSA Annual Meeting, November 4-7, 2018, Baltimore, MD. [Abstract]

Genetically Modified Labeling: The Role of Consumers’ Trust and Personality DeLong, K. L., and C. Grebitus.  2018.  Agribusiness: an International Journal, 34(2):266-282. [Abstract]

Tennessee Beef Producers' Willingness to Participate in a State Branded Beef Program E. McLeod, K. L. Jensen, A. P. Griffith, and K. L. DeLong.  2018.  Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. [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]

The Impact of Blue and Red LED Lighting on Biomass Accumulation, Flavor Volatile Production, and Nutrient Uptake in Hydroponically Grown Genovese Basil.  Hammock, H. A.  2018.  M.S. Thesis University of Tennessee.

The Impact of Daily Light Integral Supplements on Biomass Accumulation and Nutrient Uptake in Hydroponically Grown Genovese Pesto Basil.  Hammock, H. A., D. A. Kopsell, and C. E. Sams.  2018.  HortScience, 53(9): In Press. The Presentation was Third Place in the Oral Presentations Graduate Student Competition at the SRASHS Conference. [Abstract]

Daily Light Integral Supplements Alter Key Flavor Volatiles in Hydroponically Grown Basil.  Hammock, H. A., D. A. Kopsell, and C. E. Sams.  2018.  HortScience, 53(9): In Press. [Abstract]

Supplemental Daily Light Integrals Influence Carotenoid Concentrations in Hydroponically Grown Genovese Pesto Basil.  Hammock, H. A., D. A. Kopsell, and C. E. Sams.  2018.  HortScience, 53(9): In Press. This Poster won First Plast in the SRASHS Graduate Student Poster Competition. [Abstract]