Variety Research

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Natalie Ruth Bumgarner
Assistant Professor

Jennifer M. DeBruyn
Associate Professor
Environmental Microbiology

Neelam Chandra Poudyal
Associate Professor
Natural Resource Policy and Human Dimensions

Tyson Brant Raper
Assistant Professor
Cotton and small grain production

Virginia R. Sykes
Assistant Professor
Agronomic Crop Variety Testing

Timothy M. (Tim) Young
Process analytics



5 Things You Should Know about the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 8/9/2017

A New Generation of Faculty, 8/2/2017

5 Things You Didnít Know about Highland Rim AgResearch and Education Center, 5/6/2017

High Hopes for Tennessee Cotton, 4/17/2017

Answers to Farmersí Questions, 10/22/2016

Five Things You Didnít Know about the East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 2/25/2016

Power Plant, 2/25/2016

I AM UTIA -- In Knoxville, Meet Joe Sarten, PE, 12/9/2015

New Twists on Traditional Christmas Flower, 11/24/2015

Do We Need More Space?, 11/17/2015


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There's a new crop Tennessee farmers might consider. Researchers are experimenting with sesame, produced for its oil, and commonly used in bread products.


Recent Publications

Which Native Warm-season Grass Variety Would You Plant?.  Keyser, P. D.  2018.  American Forage and Grasslands Council. [Abstract]

Tennessee: 2018 Cotton Variety Guide Now Available.  Raper, T. B.  2018.  AgFax.

Soybean Variety Selection Considerations: Do Not Spray Dicamba Near High Value Crops Steckel, L. E.  2018.  UTCrops Blog, Posted 2/20/18.

Wheat Variety Performance Tests in Tennessee 2018.  West, D. R., D. R. Kincer, R. Blair, and T. B. Raper.  2018.  University of Tennessee, PB 1870.

2017 Coo-season annual grass variety trial report.  Bates, G. E., and D. McIntosh.  2017.  UTIA Research report 17-11.

Genetic analyses reveal cryptic diversity in the native North American fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Solenopsis) Chialvo, P., D. Gotzek, D. D. Shoemaker, and K. Ross.  2017.  Systematic Entomology. [Abstract]

Habitat and Population Assessments of the Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) Reintroduced to the Upper Tennessee River.  Daniel J. Walker  2017.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Online National Consolidated Plant Trial Database Hamilton, S. L.  2017.  UT Gardens Trial Report in national database.

Current and future trends in chilling, spring temperatures, and spring freezes in Tennessee. , 25-28 June, Asheville, NC.  Logan, J.  2017.  23rd Conference on Applied Climatology, 25-28 June, Asheville, NC. [Abstract]

Cotton Canopy NDVI: Reducing the Plant Population Effect Marisol, R. P., P. B. Allen, R. S. Freeland, and J. B. Wilkerson.  2017.  TRANSACTIONS of the ASABE, 60(2), 293-301. [Abstract]

New Search Option for UT Variety Test Data.  McClure, M. A.  2017.  IPM Blog 6/1/2017.

A hedonic analysis of big game hunting club dues in Georgia, USA Mingie, J. C., N. C. Poudyal, J. M. Bowker, M. T. Mengak, and J. P. Siry.  2017.  Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 22(2): 110-125. [Abstract]