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Weed Diagnostics Center 
Diagnostic testing services for weeds of crop and non-cropland systems including turfgrass, ornamentals, and utility rights of way.


Recent Publications

Iron piano-stool complexes containing NHC ligands outfitted with pendent arms: synthesis, characterization, and screening for catalytic transfer hydrogenation Das, P., T. J. Elder, W. W. Brennessel, and S. C. Chmely.  2016.  RSC Advances, 6:88050-88056.

Development of TA-cloning vectors for promoter screening in monocots and dicots.  Dhillon, T., E. M. Dlugosz, J. N. Burris, S. Lenaghan, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2016.  World Congress on In Vitro Biology SIVB, San Diego, CA.

Development of a robotic platform for automated protoplast isolation, transformation, and screening of plant suspension cultures.  Dlugosz, E. M., T. Dhillon, J. N. Burris, S. Lenaghan, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2016.  World Congress on In Vitro Biology SIVB, San Diego, CA.

Biomineralization of atrazine and analysis of 16S rRNA and catabolic genes of atrazine degraders in a former pesticide mixing site and a machinery washing area Douglass, J.F., M. A. Radosevich, and O. H. Tuovinen.  2016.  Journal of Soils and Sediments, 16:2263-2274.

Screening of Mixed-Metal Oxide Species for Catalytic Ex Situ Vapor-Phase Deoxygenation of Cellulose by py-GC/MS Coupled with Multivariate Analysis Kim, P., T. G. Rials, N. Labbe, and S. C. Chmely.  2016.  Energy and Fuels, 30(4):31673174.

Synthesis, characterization, and catalytic screening reactions of N-heterocyclic carbene-containing iron carbonyl complexes.  Mann, J. K., and S. C. Chmely.  2016.  Abstract from scientific meeting, 251st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society.

Molecular screening for resistance to PPO inhibitors in Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri).  Tranel, P., J. Song, C. Riggins, N. Burgos, J. Martin, and L. E. Steckel.  2016.  Proc. South Weed Sci. Soc., 69:220.

Identification of high frequency conjugation factors in Campylobacter jejuni using a unique two step screening method.  Zeng, X., et al., and J. Lin.  2015.  115th General Meeting of American Society for Microbiology., May 30 June 2, New Orleans, LA.

Ex-situ vapor-phase upgrading of pyrolysis vapors using layered double hydroxide catalysts Greer, C. E., S. Acado, P. Kim, N. Labbe, and S. C. Chmely.  2014.  Abstract from scientific meeting.

Development of an automated platform for rapid screening of genetically modified switchgrass.  Lenaghan, S., N. Labbe, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2014.  Frontiers in Biorefining.

Discovery of bile salt hydrolase inhibitors using an efficient high-throughput screening system Smith, K., X. Zeng, and J. Lin.  2014.  PLOS One, 9(1):e85344.

Recent Advancements in Tobacco Production and Composition in Tennessee and Kentucky.  Walker, E. R., A. M. Jack, L. P. Bush, H. Ji, W. A. Bailey, C. Fisher, R. D. Miller, R. C. Pearce, H. P. Denton, R. L. Ellis, and B. D. Sims.  2014.  2014 ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Meeting.