UTRF Startup Develops Disease-Resistant Dogwoods for the Nursery Industry

A University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) startup founded more than a decade ago to help develop and market disease resistant dogwood trees continues to thrive. Creative Agricultural Technologies, LLC (CAT) licenses patented and unpatented disease-resistant dogwood trees for production and sale to wholesale growers. To address the growing problem of exotic pathogens attacking dogwoods,… Read More

Novel Supplement Shown to Increase Yields in Snap Beans, Soybeans

AgResearch Article by  Ginger Rowsey JACKSON, Tenn. — Craig Canaday, a researcher in the University of Tennessee Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology at the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, has developed a supplemental seed-coating treatment that has been shown to increase yields in both soybeans and snap beans, as well as to prevent… Read More

UT AgResearch Invention Results in Commercial Test Kit for Johne’s Disease

UT AgResearch Article by Margot Emery Veterinary diagnostic company BioVet has just announced a new diagnostic test kit for the costly infectious animal disease, Johne’s disease, is on the market for sale. The test is based on a discovery and invention by associate professor Shigetoshi Eda and professor emeritus C.A. Speer of the University of Tennessee Institute… Read More