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Neal Stewart Nominated for UT Presidentís Discover Award, 10/9/2017

Five Things You Didnít Know about the East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 2/25/2016

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Majestic oaks stand proudly next to towering pines. Stunning beauty in a peaceful setting - but whatís going on in this still forest is a decades-long research project.


 

Recent Publications

Genetic analyses reveal cryptic diversity in the native North American fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Solenopsis) Chialvo, P., D. Gotzek, D. D. Shoemaker, and K. Ross.  2017.  Systematic Entomology. [Abstract]

Effect of the mutant Danbaekkong or stem termination alleles on soybean seed protein concentration, amino acid composition, and other seed quality and agronomic traits.  Cunicelli, M. J.  2017.  M.S. Thesis. [Abstract]

Genetically Modified Labeling: The Role of Consumersí Trust and Personality DeLong, K. L., and C. Grebitus.  2017.  Agribusiness: an International Journal.

National Academiesí report on genetically guarded against bias Gould, F., R. M. Amasino, D. Brossard, C. R. Buell, R. A. Dixon, J. B. Falk-Zepeda, M. A. Gallo, K. E. Giller, L. L. Glenna, T. Griffin, B. R. Hamaker, P. M. Kareiva, D. Magraw, C. Mallory-Smith, K. V. Pixley, E. P. Ransom, M. Rodemeyer, D. M. Stelley, C. N. Stewart, Jr., and R. J. Whitaker.  2017.  Chronicle of Higher Education.

MTPSLs: new terpene synthases in nonseed plants Jia, Q, T. G. KŲllner, J. Gershenzon, and F. Chen.  2017.  Trends in Plant Science. [Abstract]

Food Security through Biotechnology: The Case of Genetically Modified Sugar Beets in the United States Kennedy, P. L., K. E. Lewis, and A. Schmitz.  2017.  World Agricultural Resources and Food Security, Schmitz, A., P.L. Kennedy, T.G. Schmitz (Eds.), Volume 17, Frontiers of Economics and Globalization. [Abstract]

Herbicide and insect resistance Bt cotton pollen assessment finds no detrimental effects on adult honey bees Niu, L., W. Ma, C. Lei, J. L. Jurat-Fuentes, and L. Chen.  2017.  Environmental Pollution, 230: 479-485. [Abstract]

Effects of genetically modified switchgrass cultivation on soil carbon dynamics.  Ottinger, S. L., and S. Jagadamma.  2017.  8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium.

Effects of genetically modified switchgrass cultivation on soil carbon dynamics.  Ottinger, S.L., and S. Jagadamma.  2017.  Posters at the Tennessee State Capitol, NAshville, TN.

The TcEG-1 beetle (Tribolium castaneum) cellulase produced in transgenic switchgrass is active at alkaline pH and auto-hydrolyzes biomass for increased cellobiose release Willis, J. D., J. N. Grant, M. Mazarei, L. M. Kline, C. S. Rempe, A. G. Collins, G. B. Turner, S. R. Decker, R. W. Sykes, M. F. Davis, N. Labbe, J. L. Jurat-Fuentes, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2017.  Biotechnology for Biofuels. [Abstract]

Genetic comparison of Geosmithia morbida isolates from genetically distinct clusters.  Hadziabdic, D., R. Gazis, W. E. Klingeman, and M. E. Staton.  2016.  Proceedings, IUFRO Genomics and Forest Tree Genetics Conf. (Arcachon, France).

U.S. Consumer Preferences for Imported and Genetically Modified Sugar: Examining Policy Consequentiality in a Choice Experiment Lewis, K. E., C. Grebitus, and R. Nayga.  2016.  Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 65:1-8. [Abstract]