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5 Things You Didn’t Know about Highland Rim AgResearch and Education Center, 5/6/2017

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

Taking a Next Step Toward a Biobased Economy, 11/7/2016

Faculty 360 | Sindhu Jagadamma, 9/22/2016

New UTIA AgResearch Associate Deans Announced, 9/20/2016

Apply for Ag 3 Day Startup by 9/16/2016, 8/15/2016


Recent Publications

Could the solution be solutions?.  Bumgarner, N. R.  2017.  UT Gardens Cultivate Magazine.

Essential oil nanoemulsions as post-harvest wash solutions on snacking peppers.  Dunn, L., M. Harness, D. Smith, S. Gorman, A. Hamilton, P. M. Davidson, Q. Zhong, and F. Critzer.  2017.  The 2017 Annual Meeting of the International Association for Food Protection, July 9-12, Tampa, FL. Paper #P1-198.

Controlling crystallization properties of lactose in whey protein concentrate and in aqueous solutions by addition of propylene glycol.  Guan, Y., and Q. Zhong.  2017.  The 2017 IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo, June 25-28, Las Vegas, NV. Paper #P03-005.

Protein Extraction Into the Bicontinuous Microemulsion Phase of a Water/SDS/Pentanol/Dodecane Winsor-III System: Effect on Nanostructure and Protein Conformation Hayes, D. G., R. Ye, R. N. Dunlap, M. J. Cuneo, S. V. Pingali, H. M. O'Neill, and V. S. Urban.  2017.  Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 160: 144–153 (doi 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2017.09.005). [Abstract]

Nanoscopic dynamics of bicontinous microemulsions: effect of membrane associated protein, Sharma, V. K., D. G. Hayes, V. S. Urban, H. M. O'Neill, M. Tyagi, and E. Mamatov.  2017.  Soft Matter, 13, 4871-4880. [Abstract]

Potential of cinnamon oil emulsions as alternative washing solutions of baby carrots.  Zhang, Y., H. Chen, F. Critzer, P. M. Davidson, and Q. Zhong.  2017.  Journal of Food Protection, 80(6): 994–1001.

Alternative post-harvest washing solutions to enhance the microbial safety and quality of organic fresh produce.  Zhong, Q., F. Critzer, P. M. Davidson, A. L. Wszelaki, D. W. Lockwood, D. Ducharme, P. Perkins-Veazie, J. Baros, et al.  2017.  The USDA OREI Project Directors Workshop, Oct. 17-18, Washington, DC.

Smith Chair takes Tennessee's solutions global Gill, T.  2016.  Tennessee Land, Life and Science, Spring 2016.

Implementing a national tractor safety program: using whole system in a room to mobilize partners and implement solutions.  Tinc, P. J., P. D. Ayers, J. J. May, M. A. Purschwitz, and J. S. Sorenson.  2016.  Journal of Agromedicine, 21(2):127-131.

Laboratory skills: Safety, media preparation and solutions.  Trigiano, R. N., and B. H. Ownley.  2016.  Book, Pp. 23-31. In: Ownley, B. H. and R. N. Trigiano (Eds.). Plant Pathology Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, Third Edition, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

Coupled effect of extended DLVO and capillary interactions on the retention and transport of colloids through unsaturated porous media Xu, S., J. Qi, X. J. Chen, V. Lazouskaya, Y. Jin, and J. Zhuang.  2016.  Science of The Total Environment, 573, 564-572. [Abstract]

Solutions manual for soil and water chemistry: an integrative approach.  Essington, M. E.  2015.  Book, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. 195 pp.