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Drought 
It's been a challenging year for Tennessee agriculture, with hot, dry weather coming at a time when crops needed better growing conditions.



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Bee Research 
Researchers at the UT Institute of Agriculture are exploring reasons behind the decline of the honeybee population, including how agricutural pesticides might affect these beneficial insects.



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Bees 
Honeybees are dying nationwide due to a disease that is wiping out colonies. UTIA researchers are working to save the bee population in our state.


 

Recent Publications

Construction of a Framework Genetic Linkage Map in Gleditsia triacanthos L Gailing, O, M. E. Staton, T. Lane, S. E. Schlarbaum, R. Nipper, S. Owusu, and J. Carlson.  2016.  Plant Molecular Biology Reporter.

Phenotypic selection improves biomass yield of an ‘Alamo’ population of switchgrass.  Hentchel, J., A. Aust, W. Carmack, F. L. Allen, and H. Bhandari.  2014.  abstract of ASSA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting (November 2-5, 2014), Long Beach, CA.

Genetic variation in biomass yield of lowland switchgrass.  Hentchel, J., C. Dalid, A. Aust, W. Carmack, F. L. Allen, and H. Bhandari.  2014.  Abstract in CSSA annual internationa meeting, Longbeach, CA (Nov 3-6, 2014).

Mitigating Effects of Climate Change Through Conservation Agriculture and Drought-Tolerant Open-Pollinated Maize Varieties in Mozambique C. Thierfelder, P. Setimela, N. S. Eash, and F. R. Walker.  2012.  ASA/CSSA/SSSA Proceedings.

Off-Season Strawberry Production.  Deyton, D. E., C. E. Sams, F. Takeda, and J. C. Cummins.  2009.  HortScience 44:1003 (Abst.).