Flood Research


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Personnel

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

Groups and Facilities


(1 mention)

Cherokee Wetlands 
Wetland and engineering research, teaching and outreach opportunities for UT students, staff and faculty!


 

News

Development of Novel DNA-Based Methods for Detection of Bt Resistant Fall Armyworms, 5/31/2018

Video


(6 mentions)

No-Till Farming's Effect on May Flood 
May flooding caused extensive damage to agricultural production in Tennessee, but experts say it could have been much worse if not for the widespread use of no-till crop production.



(2 mentions)

Water Quality 
Floods, droughts and very hot or cold temperatures - all weather patterns that we experience often in Tennessee. What impact do these weather situations have?



(1 mention)

Cotton Outlook 2011 
Like much of Dixie, Tennessee is -- once again -- the land of cotton. Our state will produce nearly twice as many acres of the crop as it did just a couple of years ago.



(1 mention)

Urban Forestry 
Urban forestry is a concept embraced by many Tennessee cities, and now UT students are working to bring shade and beauty to some areas.


 

Recent Publications

East TN Trees Likely to Recover from Floods, but Could Be Less Vibrant Come Spring.  Clatterbuck, W. K.  2019.  Extension News That You Can Use.

Evaluation of Specific Ratios of Narrow-Band Blue and Red Led Lights on Plant Growth and Yield of Soilless Cultivated Strawberries.  Deyton, D. E., C. E. Sams, J. C. Cummins, and J. Chase.  2019.  HortScience, 54(9) S193. [Abstract]

Progress and performance of multifunctional perennial bioenergy systems.  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.  2019.  WIRES Energy and the Environment, Wiley's International Reviews. [Abstract]

Biochar as soil amendment to improve flooded sandy soil for corn production.  Jahromi, N. B., J. Lee, M. Johnsen, A. Fulcher, A. Nouri, F. R. Walker, and S. Jagadamma.  2019.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Nov 10-13, San Antonio, TX.

A geospatial biomass supply model adjusted for risk for natural disasters Perdue J. H., T. M. Young, J. A. Stanturf, and X. Huang.  2019.  Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, 34(7):598-606. [Abstract]

Rehabilitating a Flooded Garden.  Pulte, A. J.  2019.  Fine Gardening.

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]

Simulated Flood of a Small Constructed Floodplain Wetland in Virginia: Event-Scale Pollutant Attenuation Ludwig, A. L., W. C. Hession, D. T. Scott, and D. L. Gallagher.  2016.  Transactions of the ASABE, 59(5): 1319-1329. [Abstract]

Light quality impacts on growth, flowering, mineral uptake and petal pigmentation of marigold Sams, C. E., D. A. Kopsell, and R. C. Morrow.  2016.  Acta Horticulturae, Acta Horticulturae 1134:139-145 iSHS. [Abstract]

Water for Agriculture: How Will Climate Change Affect Tennessee? Walker, F. R.  2016.  Proceedings of 25th Tennessee Annual AWRA Meeting, Montgomery Bell State, Park, Burns TN. April 13,, 25th Tennessee Annual AWRA Meeting, Montgomery Bell State, Park, Burns TN. April 13, 2016. [Abstract]

More Floods and Droughts: University of Tennessee Extension Approaches to Adapting to Climate Change in Tennessee Walker, F. R.  2016.  Proceedings of 25th Tennessee Annual AWRA Meeting, Montgomery Bell State, Park, Burns TN. April 13,. [Abstract]