Texas Tech University

TeCSIS Student Research Past and Present

 
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Chuck West
Past & Present Students:

  • Victoria Xiong -- Guangzhour, China -- M.S./Ph.D.
  • Alex Rocateli - 2014 -- Araraquara, Sao Paulo, Brazil -- Ph.D. -- Enhancing ALMANAC for simulating switchgrass biomass production and macronutrient removal.
  • Lisa Baxter - 2017 -- Sherrills Ford, North Carolina -- Ph.D. -- Novel grazing management strategies for the Southern High Plains.
  • Krishna Bhandari -- Jumla, Nepal -- Ph.D.
  • Madhav Dhakal -- Chitwan, Nepal -- Ph.D.

 

Vivien Allen (retired) 
Past Students (forage program):

  • Rod Reed - 1997 -- Switchgrass tolerance to cadmium: Uptake and translocation.
  • Jamal Ayad - 1998 -- Influence of seaweed extract and Neotiphodium coenophialum on antioxidant activity in tall fescue.
  • Ali Missaoui - 1998 -- Influence of nitrogen and biological stimulants on growth, nutrition value, and salt stress tolerance on Matua and Gala bromegrasses. 
  • Don Clark - 1999 -- Alleviation of stress to forage plants challenged with nutrients in effluent water.
  • Crystal Melton - 2001 -- Influence of Ascophyllum nodosum on immune function in livestock.
  • Lavinia Owens- 2003 -- Sealy, Texas -- M.S. -- Influence of salinity on forage sorghum growth and chemical composition.
  • Dawn Nieman -- Woodsboro, Texas -- WW-B. Dahl grazing with sheep. (not completed)
  • Jennifer Collins - 2003 -- Assaria, Kansas -- M.S. -- Evaluating agricultural phosphorus in various sustainable cropping systems.
  • Kelly Jones -- Clayton, New Mexico -- M.S. -- SARE outreach component.
  • Dirk Philipp - 2004 -- Mutzschen, Germany -- Ph.D. -- Water use efficiency of 3 old world bluestems.
  • Mark Marsalis - 2004 -- Madison, Mississippi -- Ph.D. -- Adaptation of bermudagrass to the Texas High Plains.
  • Teresa Duch - 2005 -- Texcoco, Mexico -- Ph.D. -- Influence of clipping and grazing on growth, quality, mineral cycling, soil characteristics, and profitability of WW-B. Dahl old world bluestem in sustainable systems.
  • Will Cradduck - 2001/2005 -- Aspermont, Texas -- M.S. -- Influence of Ascophyllum nodosum on selenium and antioxidants in beef cattle. Ph.D. -- Perennial warm and cool season grasses for forage production on the High Plains.
  • Yue Li - 2011 -- Lanzhou, Gansu, China -- Ph.D. -- Allelopathy in an integrated rye-cotton beef cattle system.
  • Song Cui - 2011 -- Lanzhou, Gansu, China -- Ph.D. -- Finding forage legumes adapted to West Texas for reduction of water and energy use and improvement of nutritive value for livestock.
  • Cody Zilverberg - 2012 -- Holabird, South Dakota-- Ph.D. -- Agroecology of three integrated crop-livestock systems in the Texas High Plains.

 

 

Texas Coalition for Sustainable Integrated Systems Research Program (TeCSIS)