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Ecoimmunology with a Frog Fungus Focus, 9/23/2015



Research Spotlight | Managing Target Spot in Cotton and Soybeans, 11/15/2017

5 Things You Didn’t Know about Highland Rim AgResearch and Education Center, 5/6/2017


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Dogwood Patent 
Dr. Mark Windham of University of Tennessee AgResearch discusses research into protecting dogwood trees.


Recent Publications

Bioactive natural products in plant disease control Gwinn, K. D.  2018.  Studies in Natural Product Chemistry, Studies in Natural Products Chemistry Vol. 56: Copyright: © Elsevier 2018 Published: 1st February 2018 Elsevier Editors: Atta-ur-Rahman. [Abstract]

First Report of Cercospora apii s. lat. causing a leaf spot on Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis) in the United States Trigiano, R. N., S. L. Boggess, and K. D. Gwinn.  2018.  Plant Disease, Volume 102 (1): 252. [Abstract]

White-nose syndrome fungus, Pseudogymnoascus destructans, on bats captured emerging from caves during winter in the southeastern United States.  Bernard, R. F., E. V. Willcox, K. L. Parise, J. F. Foster, and G. F. McCracken.  2017.  BMC Zoology.

Efficacy of methyl bromide and sulfuryl flouride against the oak wilt fungus in logs.  Seabright, K., A. Yang, M. Furtado, J. Juzwik, S. W. Myers, and A. M. Taylor.  2017.  Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Outreach annual conference.

Prevalence and localized impact of the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana on kudzu bug (Megacopta cribraria) in Eastern Tennessee Britt, K. E., J. F. Grant, G. J. Wiggins, and S. D. Stewart.  2016.  Journal of Entomological Science, Volume 51(4): 321-324.

Association of DRD2 with Gr owth and Performance Traits in Cattle Grazing Endophyte-Infected Tall Fescue Jennings, K., C. J. Kojima, S. Pratt, and C. Burnett.  2016.  Journal of Animal Science, Vol. 94 Suppl. 1. [Abstract]

The effect of endophyte infected tall fescue and isoflavones on rumen microbial populations and beef cattle production in Tennessee Melchior, E. A., J. T. Mulliniks, G. E. Bates, J. Smith, and P. Myer.  2016.  UT Beef and Forage Center Graduate Research and Poster Symposium, UT Beef and Forage Center Annual Research and Recommendation Meeting. Knoxville, TN. [Abstract]

Fighting Fungus: Diseases of Switchgrass.  Ownley, B. H., S. Collins, M. E. Dee, O. Fajolu, and A. Vu.  2016.  Pages 38-43 in: Auburn Speaks: On Biofuels in the Southeast, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, 226 pp.

Oomycota: Fungus-like organisms.  Trigiano, R. N., O. Spring, A. S. Windham, R. E. Baird, S. N. Jeffers, and K. H. Lamour.  2016.  Book, Pp. 137-153. In: Ownley, B. H. and R. N. Trigiano (Eds.). Plant Pathology Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, Third edition.

Colonization by arbuscular mycorrhizal and endophytic fungi enhanced terpene production in tomato plants and their defense against herbivorous insects Shrivastava, G., B. H. Ownley, R. M. Augé, H. D. Toler, M. E. Dee, A. Vu, T. G. Köllner, and F. Chen.  2015.  Symbiosis, 65:65-74. [Abstract]

Single nucleotide polymorphisms in the XKR4 and DRD2 genes influence adjusted birth and 205-d weights of calves grazing endophyte-infected tall fescue Ely, K. M., C. J. Kojima, A. M. Saxton, and R. L. Kallenbach.  2014.  Journal of Animal Science, 92 E-suppl 2 page 483. [Abstract]

Fungal mutualists enhance growth and phytochemical content in Echinacea purpurea.  Gualandi, R.J., Jr, R. M. Auge, D. A. Kopsell, B. H. Ownley, F. Chen, H. D. Toler, M. E. Dee, and K. D. Gwinn.  2014.  Symbiosis, 63:111-121. [Abstract]