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Dennis R. West
Plant breeding

Groups and Facilities

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UT Crops 
Statewide trials and management of corn, cotton, soybean, and small grains.



3 mentions

Its one of our most lasting symbols of America - wind gently sweeping through a grain field. And soon it could be a common sight in Tennessee.

2 mentions

Weed Research 
A climate that's good for a variety of crops means many types of weeds also thrive. UT AgResearch works to help farmers battle this yearly problem that can greatly affect their yields.


Recent Publications

Management of aphids and barley yellow dwarf virus in Tennessee wheat.  Perkins, C., and S. D. Stewart.  2017.  UT Extension, W ???.

Evaluation of fungicide efficacy wheat diseases, 2015 Cochran, A. M., and H. M. Kelly.  2016.  Plant Disease Management Report.

An assessment of the effectiveness of winter wheat cover crops for nutrient load reduction in the Red and Obion River watersheds.  Hawkins, S. A.  2016.  Proceedings of the 2016 Tennessee Water Resources Symposium.

An Assessment of the Effectiveness of Winter Wheat Cover Crops for Nutrient Load Reduction in Tennessee (USA) Watersheds Dominated by Row Crop Agriculture.  Hawkins, S. A., and H. McClellan.  2016.  China-US Joint Workshop–Environmental Remediation and Watershed Restoration, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, China.

New county wheat variety data available McClure, M. A.  2016.  Web BLOG, 7/8/2016.

Utilizing Glyphosate- and Dicamba-Tolerant Soybeans in a Wheat and Hair Vetch Cover Crop Combination for Controlling Palmer amaranth.  Montgomery, G. B.  2016.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

2016 Tennessee Wheat Quick Facts Now Available.  Raper, T. B.  2016.  AgFax 28 Oct 2016.

2016 Tennessee Wheat Quick Facts Now Available.  Raper, T. B.  2016.  Mid America Farmer Grower 28 Oct 2016.

Tennessee Wheat Quick Facts Now Available.  Raper, T. B.  2016.  AgFax 17 Oct 2016.

2016 Tennessee Wheat Quick Facts now available.  Raper, T. B.  2016.  news.utcrops.com 14 Oct 2016.

Global Corn, Soybean, Wheat Production Projected At All-Time Highs.  Smith, A.  2016.  Mid America Farmer Grower., Vol. 36. No 46.

2016 Planted Acreage for Corn, Cotton, Grain Sorghum, Soybeans and Wheat in Tennessee by County.  Smith, A., R. G. Bowling, and T. Johnson.  2016.  University of Tennessee Extension Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, AE16-07.