Perennial Research


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Personnel

Burton C. (Burt) English
Professor
Production Economics

Amy Fulcher
Associate Professor
Sustainable ornamental plants

Susan Lynne (Sue) Hamilton
Director and Associate Professor

Groups and Facilities


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Turfgrass Weeds 
Turfgrass weed management recommendations and publications.



(1 mention)

UT Beef and Forage Center 
Facilitating research and communication to advance the Tennessee Beef and Forage industry.


 

News

Taking a Next Step Toward a Biobased Economy, 11/7/2016

Five Things You Didn’t Know about the East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 2/25/2016

Video


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Forage Research 
UT researchers are looking for the best forage for cattle to produce high quality beef. The goal is to grow hay for cattle in the hot, dry months of summer – when fields are usually barren.



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Switchgrass Forage 
Experts with UT's Institute of Agriculture believe switchgrass is nutritious for farm animals, and environmentally friendly.


 

Recent Publications

Multifunctional perennial production systems for bioenergy: performance and progress Englund, O., I. Dimiriou, V.H, Dale, K. L. Kline, B. Mola-Yudego, F. Murphy, B. C. English, J. McGrath, G. Busch, M. C. Negri, M. Brown, G. Devlin, K. Goss, S. Jackson, k. McDonnell, E.S. Parish, and H. Ssegane, J. Quinn, and J. Cacho.  2020.  WIRES Energy and the Environment, WIREs Energy Environ. 2020;e375. [Abstract]

Genetic Variation for Biomass Yield and Identification of Genomic Regions Associated with Regrowth Vigor and Salinity Tolerance in Lowland Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.).  Nayak, S.  2020.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Induced volatile terpenes in roots and leaves of Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) A. Muchlinski, X. Chen, J. Lovell, T. G. Köllner, K. Pelot, P. Zerbe, M. Ruggiero, L. Callaway, S. Laliberte, F. Chen, and D. Tholl.  2019.  Frontiers in Plant Science, 10:1144. [Abstract]

Impact of perennial warm-season grass forages on profitability of tall fescue-based beef cattle operations.  Brazil, K., P. D. Keyser, A. P. Griffith, C. Boyer, J. T. Mulliniks, and G. E. Bates.  2019.  American Forage and Grasslands Council Annual Meeting, January 6-9, 2019, St. Louis, MO., poster.

Controlling weedy perennials, shrubs and trees on slopes and near wetlands.  Gregg, D., A. L. Ludwig, and W. E. Klingeman.  2019.  TN Greentimes, 20(4): 14-18.

Genetic Variation for Biomass Yield and Identification of Genomic Regions Associated with Regrowth Vigor and Salinity Tolerance in Lowland Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.).  Nayak, S.  2019.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Perennial Production.  Pietsch, G. M., T. Stackhouse, and A. Fulcher.  2019.  In: Advanced Tennessee Master Nursery Producer Program, A. Fulcher, Ed., K@TE, 1 hour ADA-compliant module with associated quiz.

Mowing perennial food plots: Are you helping or screwing up?.  Powell, B. L., J. W. GeFellers, J. S. Nanney, and C. A. Harper.  2019.  TN Chapter--The Wildlife Society.

Mowing perennial food plots: Are you helping or screwing up?.  Powell, B. L., J. W. GeFellers, J. S. Nanney, and C. A. Harper.  2019.  Proceedings Southeast Deer Study Group Meeting.

High Summer Perennials.  Pulte, A. J.  2019.  Fine Gardening.

Midseason Perennial Pruning.  Pulte, A. J.  2019.  Fine Gardening.

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