Orchard Research


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Five Things You Didn’t Know about the AgResearch & Education Center at Ames Plantation, 10/6/2015

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Shackelford Orchard 
Majestic oaks stand proudly next to towering pines. Stunning beauty in a peaceful setting - but what’s going on in this still forest is a decades-long research project.


 

Recent Publications

Characterizing spray penetration of a novel sprayer into Malus domestica ‘Golden Delicious’ apple trees at a commercial orchard.  Fulcher, A., D. W. Lockwood, W. C. Wright, L. Fessler, W. Yeary, M. Burnett, H. Zhu, X. Sun, G. M. Pietsch, and J. McHugh.  2019.  HortScience, 54(9):S337-338.

Building plant-pollinator communities.  Russo, L. A.  2019.  Tennessee Entomological Society newsletter (Firefly), Keynote Seminar. [Abstract]

Status and impact of walnut twig beetle in urban forests, native forests, and orchards Seybold, S. J., W. E. Klingeman, S. M. Hishinuma, T. W. Coleman, and A. D. Graves.  2019.  Journal of Forestry, 117(2): 152-163.

Characterizing spray penetration of a novel sprayer into Malus domestica ‘Golden Delicious’ apple trees at a commercial orchard.  Fulcher, A., D. W. Lockwood, W. C. Wright, H. Zhu, M. Burnett, L. Smith, J. McHugh, and G. M. Pietsch.  2018.  HortScience, 53(9):S417-418.

Improving water resources management with pasture management in Tennessee Walker, F. R., and L. B. Reynolds.  2018.  Proceedings of 2018 Tennessee Water Resources Symposium. [Abstract]

Adapting to climate change, improving the sustainability of grazing systems and improving water quality in Tennessee Walker, F. R., and P. D. Keyser.  2018.  Proceedings of 2018 Tennessee Water Resources Symposium. [Abstract]

Native Warm Season Grasses For Adapting to Climate Change, Improving the Sustainability of Grazing Systems and Improving Water Quality in Tennessee Walker, F. R., and P. D. Keyser.  2018.  Proceedings 73r SWCS International Annual Conference. July 29 to August 1st, 2018. Albuquerque NM. [Abstract]

Effect of biochar type and size on in vitro rumen fermentation of orchardgrass hay McFarlane, Z. D., P. Myer, E. R. Cope, N. D. Evans, C. Bone, B. E. Biss, and J. T. Mulliniks.  2017.  Agricultural Sciences, 8(4):316-325.

Genetic characterization of Liriodendron seed orchards with EST-SSR markers.  Zhang, X., A. Carlson, Z. Tian, M. E. Staton, S. E. Schlarbaum, J. Carlson, and H. Liang.  2015.  Journal of Plant Science & Molecular Breeding.

Breakeven Cost of Irrigating Bermudagrass, Tall Fescue, and Orchardgrass Hay Production in Tennessee Zhou, X., C. Boyer, J. A. Larson, and B. G. Leib.  2014.  Agronomy Journal, 106: 6: 2227-2234. [Abstract]

Breakeven cost of irrigating bermudagrass, fescue, and orchardgrass hay production in Tennessee.  Zhou, X., C. Boyer, J. A. Larson, and B. G. Leib.  2014.  Agronomy Journal, 106:1-8.

Morphological and Physiological Effects of Foliar Applied Paclobutrazol on Apple Trees.  Deyton, D. E., C. G. Milne, and C. E. Sams.  2013.  Proceedings abstracts, 2013 Program/Abstracts, 40th Annual Meeting of the Plant Growth Regular Society of America & ISHS XII International Symposium of Plant Bioregulators in Fruit Production, July 28-August 1, Orlando, Florida, p. 25. [Abstract]