Including Research


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Personnel

Alvin R. (Al) Womac
Professor
Equipment performance & environmental impact

Graham J. Hickling
Associate Professor
Wildlife diseases affecting humans

Patrick D. (Pat) Keyser
Professor
Native grasslands management

Brian Whitlock
Assistant Professor
Field Services, Theriogenology

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

Susan Lynne (Sue) Hamilton
Director and Associate Professor

Neelam Chandra Poudyal
Associate Professor
Natural Resource Policy and Human Dimensions

Traci Lynn Stanley
Research Associate II

Sarah W. Keenan
Post-Doc
Biogeochemistry, microbial ecology, paleobiology

 

News

UTIA/MTSU Partnership Establishes Organic Forage Cropping Systems, 3/8/2018

Using Chickens as a Model to Reduce Obesity in Children, 2/1/2018

Promoting the Responsible Conduct of Research at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, 11/1/2017

Promotion and Tenure 2017, 10/16/2017

New Ventures | GAP Connections, 7/26/2017

A Decade in Review: The Great Experiment, 5/13/2017

Department of Food Science Changes Name to Better Reflect Focus, 4/30/2017

UTIA Priorities Poise Institute for Future Success, 2/5/2017

Be Effective in Leading “Big Science”, 1/25/2017

Fire at the Forest Resources AgResearch and Education Center, 1/11/2017

 

Recent Publications

The Health of Trees in Bioretention: A Survey and Analysis of Influential Variables.  Tirpak, A., J. M. Hathaway, J. A. Franklin, and A. Khojandi.  2018.  Journal of Sustainable Water in the Built Environment. [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]

Maternal consumption of fish oil programs reduced adiposity in broiler chicks Beckford, R. C., S. J. Howard, S. Das, A. Farmer, S. R. Campagna, J. Yu, R. L. Hettich, J. L. Wilson, and B. H. Voy.  2017.  Scientific Reports, Oct 13;7(1):13129, 2017. [Abstract]

The Importance of including an Education Component in Health Insurance Reform.  Brown, V., E. Kiss, D. K. Wise, M. Katras, K. Martin, and J. Koonce.  2017.  NIFA Policy Brief.

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 Different Cover Crop Species on Crop Production and Soil Health.  Chu, M.  2017.  M.S. Thesis, University of Tennessee. [Abstract]

Taxonomic revision of Paraustrosimulium Wygodzinsly & Coscaron: reassignment of Austrosimulium colboi and description of P. obcidens from Western Australia.  Craig, D. A., J. K. Moulton, and D. C. Currie.  2017.  Zootaxa, 4337(4): 451–492. [Abstract]

Wildland Recreation Advising Guide.  Fly, J. M.  2017.  Department of Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries, 23 pp., November, 2017. [Abstract]

Formation of Nanoplastics from Biodegradable Plastic Mulch Films and Characterization of their Behavior in Soil Hayes, D. G., A. Astner, H. M. O'Neill, B. R. Evans, S. V. Pingali, and V. S. Urban.  2017.  BioEnvironmental Polymer Society 24th Annual Meeting, Albany, CA, 20-22 September 2017. [Abstract]

Estimating the Supply of Ecosystem Services from Small-Scale Forests: Challenges and Opportunities.  Japelj, A., and D. G. Hodges.  2017.  Interconnecting Forests, Science and People, p. 533, In: Book of Abstracts from 125th Anniversary Meeting of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations, Freiburg, Germany. [Abstract]

The Future of Forest Management: Developing a Theory of Planning.  Kovac, M., and D. G. Hodges.  2017.  Interconnecting Forests, Science and People, p. 80, In: Book of Abstracts from 125th Anniversary Meeting of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations, Freiburg, Germany. [Abstract]

Plant-derived terpenes: A feedstock for specialty biofuels Mewalal, R., D. K. Rai, D. Kainer, F. Chen, C. Külheim, G. F. Peter, and G. A. Tuskan.  2017.  Trends in Biotechnology, 35(3):227-239. [Abstract]