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Personnel

Thomas C. (Tom) Mueller
Professor
Weed science

Lawrence E. Steckel
Professor
Weed management

Gregory K. (Greg) Breeden
Extension Assistant II
Turfgrass Weed Control

James T. (Jim) Brosnan
Associate Professor
Turfgrass Weed Science

Josť J. (Javi) Vargas
Research Associate II
Horticultural & Invasive Weed Management

Robert M. (Bob) Hayes
Director and Professor
Weed Science

Events

Weed Tour, 6/21/2017

Weed Tour, 6/22/2016

UT Weed Tour, 6/24/2015

 

News

UTIA Researchers Find Another Glyphosate-Resistant Weed, 12/8/2015

Steckel Named Outstanding Extension Scientist, 2/12/2015

Video


1 mention

Weed Olympics 
We've had an Olympic competition here in Tennessee involving ... plants. More specifically, plants we don't like or want. It's called the 'Weed Olympics' on the UT agriculture campus.



1 mention

The Story of Cotton 
A look at the history, production and uses of cotton.



1 mention

Cotton Outlook 2011 
Like much of Dixie, Tennessee is -- once again -- the land of cotton. Our state will produce nearly twice as many acres of the crop as it did just a couple of years ago.


 

Recent Publications

Effect of weathering on biodegradability of biodegradable mulch film Anunciado, M., L. C. Wadsworth, D. B. Cowan-Banker, and D. G. Hayes.  2017.  BioEnvironmental Polymer Society 24th Annual Meeting, Albany, CA, 20-22 September 2017 (poster). [More]

Overview of the University of Tennessee Weed Diagnostics Center.  Brosnan, J. T., J. J. Vargas, G. K. Breeden, R. N. Trigiano, and S. L. Boggess.  2017.  Proc. Northeastern Plant Pest and Soils Conference, 2:19.

Overview of the University of Tennessee Weed Diagnostics Center.  Brosnan, J. T., J. J. Vargas, G. K. Breeden, R. N. Trigiano, and S. L. Boggess.  2017.  Proc. Southern Weed Sci. Soc., 70:60.

Formation of Nanoplastics from Biodegradable Plastic Mulch Films and Characterization of their Behavior in Soil Hayes, D. G., A. Astner, H. M. O'Neill, B. R. Evans, S. V. Pingali, and V. S. Urban.  2017.  BioEnvironmental Polymer Society 24th Annual Meeting, Albany, CA, 20-22 September 2017. [More]

Use of EH1587 for postemergence broadleaf weed control in turf.  Henry, G. M., K. A. Tucker, J. T. Brosnan, G. K. Breeden, and A. G. Estes.  2017.  Proc. Northeastern Plant Pest and Soils Conference, 2:21.

Use of EH1587 for postemergence broadleaf weed control in turf.  Henry, G. M., K. A. Tucker, J. T. Brosnan, G. K. Breeden, and A. G. Estes.  2017.  Proc. Southern Weed Science Society, 70:45.

Postemergence broadleaf weed control with EH1587 Henry, G. M., K. A. Tucker, J. T. Brosnan, G. K. Breeden, and A. G. Estes.  2017.  2017 ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting [CD-ROM].

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]

Effect of time of day of application of 2,4-D, dicamba, glufosinate, paraquat and saflufenacil on horseweed (Conyza Canadensis) control.  Montgomery, G. B., J. A. Treadway, J. L. Reeves, and L. E. Steckel.  2017.  Weed Technology, Weed Technol 31:550-556.

Burley and Dark Tobacco Weed Control, pp 48-50 in Steckel et al. 2017 Weed Control Manual for Tennessee.  Rhodes, G. N.  2017.  UT Extension Publication 1580.

Forage Crop and Pasture Weed Control, pp 59-72 in Steckel et al. 2017 Weed Control manual for Tennessee.  Rhodes, G. N.  2017.  UT Extension Publication 1580.

Weed Control in Farm Ponds. pp73-77 in Steckel et al. 2017 Weed Control Manual fo Tennessee.  Rhodes, G. N., and R. Blair.  2017.  UT Extension Publication 1580.