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Research Publications

This page compiles recent information from UTIA’s researchers and extension specialists on different aspects of industrial hemp. As publications, presentations, fact sheets and related pieces of information become available they will be made available here so please check back often.

Kendall Sheldon, Avat Shekoofa, Eric Walker & Heather Kelly (2021) Physiological screening for drought-tolerance traits among hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) cultivars in controlled environments and in field, Journal of Crop Improvement, DOI: 10.1080/15427528.2021.1883175

Hemp Variety Trials in Tennessee 2019. University of Tennessee Extension publication W 900.

Status of Industrial Hemp in Tennessee. University of Tennessee Extension publication W 777.

Akinrinola, Rufus, Hansen, Zachariah. Hemp Fungicide Efficacy Field Trial for Leaf Spot and Powdery Mildew. University of Tennessee Extension publication W 995, March 2021.

Chaffin, A.G., M. E. Dee, S. L. Boggess, R. N. Trigiano, E. C. Bernard, K. D. Gwinn. First report of Chaetomium globosum causing a leaf spot of hemp (Cannabis sativa). Plant Disease https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-08-19-1697-PDN.

Whitney Cranshaw, Melissa Schreiner, Kadie Britt, Thomas P Kuhar, John McPartland, Jerome Grant, Developing Insect Pest Management Systems for Hemp in the United States: A Work in Progress, Journal of Integrated Pest Management, Volume 10, Issue 1, 2019, 26. doi.org/10.1093/jipm/pmz023.

Systems-based Approach to Pest Management: A Quick Reference Guide. University of Tennessee Extension publication.

An Overview of Systems-based Pest Management for Nursery Production. University of Tennessee Extension publication PB 1825 An Overview of Systems-based Pest Management for Nursery Production.

Hemp Disease and Pest Management. University of Tennessee Extension publication.

Li et al. 2015. Mechanical and Physical Properties of Hemp shiv fiber cell wall. BioResources, 10(2), 2281-2288.

Li et al. 2013. Variation in physical and mechanical properties of hemp stalk fibers along height of stem. Industrial Crops and Products, 42: 344–348

Li et al. 2013. Manufacturing Particleboard Using Hemp Shiv and Wood Particles. Forest Products Journal, 64(5//6): 187-191.

Cui, X.I. and S.A. Smith. 2020. 2020 Industrial Hemp Extract Biomass (CBD) Production Budget (1 Acre). UT Extension Publication, D41.