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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


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


Recent Publications

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

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.

Two new PPX2 mutations associated with resistance to PPO-inhibiting herbicides in Amaranthus palmeri.  Giacomini, D. A., A. M. Umphres-Lopez, H. Nie, T. C. Mueller, L. E. Steckel, B. G. Young, and P. J. Tranel.  2017.  Pest Management Sci., Pest Management Sci. 73:1559-1563.

Resistance is Futile: Estimating the Costs of Managing Herbicide Resistance as a First-order Markov Process and the Case of US Upland Cotton Producers Lambert, D. M., J. A. Larson, R. K. Roberts, B. C. English, X. Zhou, L. L. Falconer, R. J. Hogan, J. L. Johnson, and J. M. Reeves.  2017.  Agricultural Economics, 48:387-396. [More]

Quantitative trait loci associated with resistance to powdery mildew in Cornus florida.  Lipi, P. M., M. T. Mmbaga, G. Meru, G. Zhang, L. Mackasmiel, X. Wang, P. A. Wadl, and R. N. Trigiano.  2017.  Scientia Hort, Sci. Hort. 226:322-326.

Development of ‘Ellis’ Soybean with High Soymeal Protein, Resistance to Stem Canker, Southern Root Knot Nematode, and Frogeye Leaf Spot.  Pantalone, V. R., C. Smallwood, and B. D. Fallen.  2017.  Journal of Plant Registrations, 11:250-255. [More]

Development of ‘Ellis’ soybean with high soymeal protein, resistance to stem canker, southern root knot nematode, and frogeye leaf spot.  Pantalone, V. R., C. Smallwood, and B. D. Fallen.  2017.  World Soybean Research Conference 10, Poster completed and displayed in Plant Biotechnology Bldg. Conference cancelled due to Hurricane Irma. [More]

Kentucky bluegrass divot resistance as affected by cultivar, trinexapac-ethyl, and soil cultivation.  Serensits, T. J., A. S. McNitt, and J. T. Brosnan.  2017.  Crop Science, 57: S-218-S-226. DOI: 10.2135/cropsci2016.05.0404.