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Mark A. Radosevich
Soil microbiology & biochemistry

C Owen (Owen) Gwathmey
Professor Emeritus, Post-retirement appointment
Crop physiology and agronomy

David S Buckley
Forest ecology and silviculture

Kathleen E. Franzreb
Associate Professor
Upland hardwood ecology and management

Raymond C. Albright
Assistant Professor
Forest ecology

David M. Butler
Associate Professor
Organic/sustainable/alternative crops

Jennifer M. DeBruyn
Associate Professor
Environmental Microbiology

Faith Critzer
Assistant Professor
Food Safety Extension Specialist

Sean Michael Schaeffer
Assistant Professor

John Brian (Brian) Alford
Assistant Professor
Fishery conservation and management

Sindhu Jagadamma
Assistant Professor
Soil Management

Sarah W. Keenan
Biogeochemistry and microbial ecology

Groups and Facilities

2 mentions

Avian Ecology & Conservation 
Factors that limit populations, especially for avian species in decline.

1 mention

Tree Physiology 
Physical environment impact on the growth and function of native tree species.

1 mention

Wildlife Health 
Emerging infectious diseases, including those that travel from animals to humans.


Establishing A Ecology Site Understand Tick-Borne Diseases etc., 1/24/2014



2 mentions

Billy Minser Talks Fire Ecology Class 
Billy Minser talks about his fire ecology and management class while supervising his students at a controlled burn of an oak savannah in the Catoosa Wildlife Management Area

1 mention

Ranavirus Amphibians 
A killer virus is attacking amphibians native to the Smoky Mountains. Our researcher's are studying the impact of the virus, and looking to help the species most vulnerable.


Recent Publications

Northern bobwhite breeding season ecology and resource selection on a managed reclaimed surface mine in Kentucky J. M. Brooke, E. P. Tanner, D. C. Peters, A. M. Tanner, C. A. Harper, P. D. Keyser, J. D. Clark, and J. J. Morgan.  2017.  Journal of Wildlife Management, 81:73-85.

Gypsy Moth in the Southeastern United States: Biology, Ecology, and Forest Management Strategies Kauffman, B.W., W. K. Clatterbuck, A. M. Liebhold, and D. R. Coyle.  2017.  Southern Regional Extension Forestry, SREF-FH-008.

River ecology mapping using geospatial sensors and video.  Ayers, P. D.  2016.  Presented at the Annual meeting of the American Ecological Engineering Society, Knoxville, TN.

Northern bobwhite breeding season ecology and resource selection on a managed reclaimed surface mine in Kentucky.  Brooke, J. M., E. P. Tanner, D. C. Peters, C. A. Harper, P. D. Keyser, J. D. Clark, and J. J. Morgan.  2016.  Journal of Wildlife Management.

Ecology and Management of Oak Woodlands and Savannahs.  Burger, G., P. D. Keyser, and A. L. Vanderyacht.  2016.  PB 1812 revised, UTIA, Extension, Knoxville, TN.

Biodegradable Plastic Agricultural Mulches: Microbial degradation and impacts on soil ecology.  DeBruyn, J. M., S. Bandopadhyay, H. Sintim, M. English, X. Wen, S. M. Schaeffer, M. Flury, and D. G. Hayes.  2016.  China-US Joint Symposium of Environmental Health and Ecological Safety, Yixin, China.

Impacts of Land Use Disturbance on Fish and Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Assemblages in the Nolichucky River Watershed Gotwald, Hayley S.  2016.  M.S. Thesis.

Indirect predation management in a longleaf pine ecosystem: hardwood removal and the spatial ecology of raccoons.  Kirby, R. B., M. J. Cherry, L. I. Muller, R. J. Warren, M. J. Chamberlain, and L. M. Conner.  2016.  Forest Ecology and Management, 381: 327-334.

Suitability of Biodegradable Plastic Mulches for Organic and Sustainable Agricultural Production Systems Miles, Carol, L. DeVetter, S. Ghimire, and D. G. Hayes.  2016.  HortScience, 52(1):16. 2017. doi: 10.21273/HORTSCI11249-16.

Wildlife and domestic animals both contribute to the ecology and epidemiology of Lyme disease in the upper Midwest.  Porter, M., G. J. Hickling, and J. Tsao.  2016.  76th Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference, Grand Rapids MI. January 2016.

Golden-winged Warbler ecology, conservation, and habitat management.  Streby, H. M., D. E. Anderson, and D. A. Buehler.  2016.  Studies in Avian Biology, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

Golden-winged Warbler Migration Connectivity and Ecology Derived from Geolocators.  Anderson, D. E., H. M. Streby, D. A. Buehler, P. B. Wood, S. Peterson, G. Kramer, and J. Lehman.  2015.  75th Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference.