Resistance Research

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Mohammad R. (Reza) Hajimorad
Associate Professor
Plant viruses

Juan Luis Jurat-Fuentes
Associate Professor
Insect physiology and molecular pathology

Carl E. Sams
Distinguished Professor
Crop physiology

Bode Adebowale Olukolu
Assistant Professor


The Road to Soybean Cyst Nematode Resistance, 2/7/2014



Promotion and Tenure 2017, 10/16/2017

Neal Stewart Nominated for UT President’s Discover Award, 10/9/2017

UTIA Faculty Spotlight | Dr. Jim Brosnan, 7/18/2017

Faculty 360 | Eric Walker, 12/18/2016

New Ventures | Creative Agricultural Technologies, LLC, 2/25/2016


Recent Publications

Antimicrobial Resistance of Staphylococcus aureus Isolates from Dairy Cows and Genetic Diversity of Resistant Isolates Abdi, R. D., B. E. Gillespie, J. M. Vaughn, C. E. Merill, S. I. Headrick, D. B. Ensermu, D. H. D'Souza, R. A. Almeida, S. P. Oliver, G. E. Agga, and O. Kerro Dego.  2018.  Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. [Abstract]

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]

Insitu Characteristics of Fine Coal Refuse.  Jedari, C., A. Palomino, and E. C. Drumm.  2018.  Proceedings Eighth International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, accepted , March 24-27, 2019, Philadelphia PA. [Abstract]

Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns of Staphylococcus aureus Isolates from Cases of Bovine Mastitis.  Abdi, R. D., J. M. Vaughn, C. E. Merrill, S. M. Cantwell, B. E. Gillespie, R. A. Almeida, S. I. Headrick, G. M. Pighetti, P. D. Krawczel, J. Keflot, J. M. Bewley, and S. P. Oliver.  2017.  Proceedings of National Mastitis Council, p 60, 56th meeting January 28 – 31, 2017, Trade winds Isla.

Does genotype play a role in resistance to fescue toxicosis in the ovine?.  Adams, S.K., C. J. Kojima, J. L. Britt, M. F. Miller Jr., B. M. Koch, J. G. Andrae, and S. K. Duckett.  2017.  Journal of Animal Science, J Anim Sci. 95 (suppl. 4):160.

Identification of molecular mechanisms of resistance to transgenic maize producing the Cry1Fa protein in different Spodoptera frugiperda populations.  Banerjee, R.  2017.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Mechanism and DNA-based detection of field-evolved resistance to transgenic Bt corn in fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) Banerjee, R., J. Hasler, R. Meagher, R. Nagoshi, L. Hietala, F. Huang, K. Narva, and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes.  2017.  Scientific Reports, 7(1): 10877. [Abstract]

Avoid herbicide resistance by understanding how herbicides work.  Breeden, G. K., J. T. Brosnan, and J. J. Vargas.  2017.  Tennessee Greentimes. 18(3):16-20..

Confirmation and control of annual bluegrass with resistance to prodiamine and glyphosate.  Breeden, S. M., J. T. Brosnan, T. C. Mueller, G. K. Breeden, B. J. Horvath, and S. A. Senseman.  2017.  Weed Technology, 31:111-119.

A rapid diagnostic assay for detecting herbicide resistance in annual bluegrass.  Brosnan, J. T., J. J. Vargas, E. H. Reasor, and G. K. Breeden.  2017.  Proc. Northeastern Plant Pest and Soils Conference, 2:102.

A Diagnostic Assay to Detect Herbicide Resistance in Annual Bluegrass (Poa annua).  Brosnan, J. T., J. J. Vargas, E. H. Reasor, R. Viggiani, G. K. Breeden, and J. M. Zobel.  2017.  Weed Technology, 31:609-616.

Facilitation Forestry: Intercropping to Increase Plantation Resistance and Resilience.  Buckley, D. S., J. J. Granger, S. E. Schlarbaum, and J. M. Zobel.  2017.  Oral Presentation, Department of Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries, University of Tennessee. Presented on November 17, 2017 at the Society of American Foresters National Convention, Albuquerque, NM.