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Currently Funded Projects

Title
Researcher(s)
Institution
Abstract
Leveraging rainfall with limited irrigation rotations using corn and grain sorghum
James Bordovsky
TAMU
Identifying loci for photoperiod sensitive flowering; a critical need for improving hybrids companies sell to Texas producers
Seth Murray
TAMU
Drought/heat tolerant short and full season corn with improved Fusarium ear rot resistance
Wenwei Xu
TAMU
On-farm trials comparing ear protection and value of several configurations of Bt transgenes across hybrid families in water-limiting (dryland) and non-limiting (irrigated) conditions
Mike Brewer
TAMU
Evaluation of soil conservation practices and integrated advanced irrigation technologies on soil health and water use efficiency
Katie Lewis
TAMU
Using Insect Pathogenic Nematodes for Control of Corn Rootworm and Other Soil-dwelling Pests of Corn
Pat Porter
TAMU
Real-time Seasonal Moth Trapping of Southwestern Corn Borer, Western Bean Cutworm, and Fall Armyworm Moth Flights in the Texas High Plains – 2017
Ed Bynum
TAMU

Past Funded Projects

Title
Researcher(s)
Institution
Abstract
Assessing Baseline Agronomics & Water Dynamics of Dryland Corn–Texas High Plains
Calvin Trostle
TAMU
Maximizing Corn Yield through Improved Phosphorus Fertilization Strategies: Year 2
Jake Mowerer
TAMU
Utilization of Various Screening Methods to Identify Disease Reactions of Corn Hybrids Grown in the Texas High Plains
Jason Woodward
TTU
Enhanced Corn Breeding for Grain Yield Using the Genes Controlling the Targeted Traits
Hongbin Zhang
TAMU
Texas Location Support of the Genomes to Fields (G2F) Initiative 2017
Seth Murray
TAMU
Irrigation management of short-season corn and new use of “Hi-A” corn biomass
Wenwei Xu
TAMU
Corn hybrid and population effects on grain yield losses during the early reproductive growth stage
Jourdan Bell
TAMU
Early Season Predatory Mite Releases for Management of Spider Mites in Corn – 2017
Ed Bynum
TAMU
Using Insect Pathogenic Nematodes for Control of Corn Rootworm and Other Soil-dwelling Pests of Corn
Pat Porter
TAMU
Real-time Seasonal Moth Trapping of Southwestern Corn Borer, Western Bean Cutworm, and Fall Armyworm Moth Flights in the Texas High Plains – 2017
Ed Bynum
TAMU
Title
Researcher(s)
Institution
Abstract
Corn hybrid and population effects on grain yield losses during the early reproductive growth stage (Extension from 2015)
Jourdan Bell
TAMU
Breeding and irrigation management of short-season grain and silage corn for Texas
Wenwei Xu
TAMU
Assessing effectiveness of Bt corn against corn rootworm in Texas and effects of reduced irrigation regimes on injury to corn caused by corn rootworm
Ada Szczepaniec
TAMU
Evaluating Yield Potential for Corn in Texas: Do Yield Goals Need to be Adjusted in Texas?
Ronnie Schnell
TAMU
Texas Corn Improvement to Producers and Developing new Phenotyping Technologies for the Next Generation of Gains
Seth C. Murray
TAMU
Maximizing Corn Yield through Improved Phosphorus Fertilization
Jake Mowrer
TAMU
Early Season Predatory Mite Releases for Management of Spider Mites in Corn
Ed Bynum
TAMU
Real-time Seasonal Trapping of Southwestern Corn Borer, Western Bean Cutworm, and Fall Armyworm Moth Flights in the Texas Panhandle
Ed Bynum
TAMU
Yield and economic return of Bt and brought tolerant corn under variable water inputs and insect pressure.
Michael Brewer
TAMU
Title
Researcher(s)
Institution
Abstract
Breeding short- and full-season grain and silage corn for Texas
Wenwei Xu
TAMU
Corn hybrid and population effects on grain yield losses during the earl reproductive growth stage
Jourdan Bell
TAMU
Estimating economic return of transgenic insect protection in corn based on yield potential, benefits from insect control, and input costs under different degrees of water availability.
Michael Brewer
TAMU
Advancing Hybrids and Lines for Yield and Adaptation towards Commercialization
Seth Murray
TAMU
Quantifying yield loss to western bean cutworm in refuge in the bag, strip refuge and block refuge
Ed Bynum
TAMU
Early-detection of resistance to corn herbicides in Palmer amaranth and waterhemp
Muthu Bagavathiannan
TAMU
Utilizing Starter Fertilizer and Early Plant Dates to Avoid Environmental Stresses in Texas Corn Production
Ronnie Schnell
TAMU
Sensitive Detection of Crop Water Status for Irrigation Management
Lee Tarpley
TAMU
Real-time Seasonal Trapping of Moth Flights of Southwestern Corn Borer, Western Bean Cutwork, and Fall Armyworm in the Texas Panhandle – 2015
Ed Bynum
TAMU
Title
Researcher(s)
Institution
Abstract
Drought-­‐tolerant corn hybrid performance under limited irrigation in Castro County
Nancy Andersen & Wenwei Xu
TAMU
Evaluation of Late Corn Planting with Early Maturing Hybrids in Texas High Plains
Qingwu Xue & Thomas Marek
TAMU
Estimating economic return of transgenic insect protection in corn based on yield potential, benefits from insect control, and input costs under different degrees of water availability
Mike Brewer & Mac Young
TAMU
Long-­‐Term Profitability of Irrigated & Non-­‐irrigated Corn Production in South Texas
Mac Young & Steven Klose
TAMU
Advancing Lines and Hybrids for Yield and Adaptation towards Commercialization
Seth Murray, Jacob Pekar, Randall Wisser & Wenwei Xu
TAMU
Short-­‐ and full-­‐season corn germplasm for grain and silage production in Texas
Wenwei Xu, Thomas Marek & Junping Chen
TAMU
Long term adult emergence model development and real-­‐time seasonal moth trapping for detection of adult flights for southwestern corn borer, western bean cutworm, and fall armyworm in the Texas Panhandle -­‐ 2014
Jerry Michels, Ed Bynum & Pat Porter
TAMU
Reducing fall armyworm and western bean cutworm damage in strip refuges through toxic pollen from nearby Bt corn
Pat Porter, Ed Bynum & Monti Vandiver
TAMU
Title
Researcher(s)
Institution
Abstract
Rapid Detection of Aspergillus Flavus in Corn
Darrell Sparks
Mississippi State
Enhanced fumonisin binding to feed additives by phytate removal or precipitation in corn
William Jaynes & Richard Zartman
TTU
Short-­‐ and full-­‐season corn germplasm for grain and silage production in Texas
Wenwei Xu & Thomas Marek
TAMU
Hybrid Development and Testing TAMU Lines for Yield Towards Commercialization
Seth Murray & Jeff Savage
TAMU
Evaluating Corn Yield and Insect Abundance in Fields with Modified Planting, Enhanced Water Use, Reduced Tillage and Without Crop Rotation
Raul Villanueva & Juan Enciso
TAMU
Do seed blend refuges in Bt corn actually provide a refuge for Lepidoptera larvae or will pollen from Bt corn plants cause non-­‐Bt refuge ears to have toxic kernels?
Pat Porter & Ed Bynum
TAMU
Evaluation of Late Corn Planting with Early Maturing Hybrids in Texas High Plains
Qingwu Xue & Jacob Becker
TAMU
Long Term Adult Emergence Model Development and 2013 Seasonal Moth Trapping for Real-­‐time Detection of Adult Flights for Southwestern Corn Borer, Western Bean Cutworm, and Fall Armyworm in the Texas Panhandle
Ed Bynum & Gerald Michels
TAMU
Title
Researcher(s)
Institution
Abstract
Hybrid Development and Testing for Yield Stress Tolerance and Aflatoxin Resistance
Seth Murray
TAMU
Breeding Drought and heat Tolerant High Yielding Corn for Food, Feed and Silage
Wenwei Xu
TAMU
Yield Performance Characteristics of Corn Hybrids under Limited Irrigation in the Northern Texas High Plains
Qingwu Xue and Brent Bean
TAMU
Natural and Synthetic Binders to Reduce Fumonisin Toxicity in Corn: II Acquisition and Testing of Commercial Products
William Jaynes
TTU
Determining Yield Lost to Western Bean Cutworm & Fall Armyworm, Developing Economic Thresholds and Finding an Effective Spray Timing
Pat Porter, Ed Bynum, Monti Vandiver & Greg Cronholm
TAMU
Seasonal Moth Trapping for Detection of Adult Flights for Southwestern Corn Borer, Western Bean Cutworm, and Fall Armyworm in the Texas Panhandle -­‐ 2012s
Ed Bynum
TAMU
Use of Atoxigenic Strains of A. flavus to Manage Aflatoxin in Texas Corn
Peter Cotty
USDA-ARS
Title
Researcher(s)
Institution
Abstract
Performance evaluation of two plant protectants to reduce grain yield losses due to drought, mycotoxins, and spider mites
Chrstian Nansen
TAMU
On-­‐farm Evaluation of Irrigation Management Options for Corn in the Texas High Plains
Nithya Rajan
TAMU
Hybrid Corn Breeding and Testing Focused on Improving Yield, Aflatoxin Resistance, Drought Tolerance, Phosphorus and Nitrogen Use
Seth Murray
TAMU
Optimize the Efficiency of Smectites in Detoxifying Aflatoxins in Animal Feeds
Youjun Deng
TAMU
Natural and synthetic binders to reduce fumonisin toxicity in corn
William Jaynes
TTU
Using Buffered Enzymes to Improve the Digestibility of Distiller’s Grains
Jim MacDonald
TAMU
Continued Development of Predictive Logistic Models for Southwestern Corn Borer and Western Bean Cutworm Adult Emergence for the Texas High Plains
Gerald Michels
TAMU
Seasonal Moth Trapping for Detection of Adult Flights for Southwestern Corn Borer, Western Bean Cutworm, and Fall Armyworm in the Texas High Plains
Ed Bynum
TAMU
Breeding Stress Tolerant Corn for Food, Feed and Silage
Wenwei Xu
TAMU
Yield Performance Characteristics of Corn Hybrids under Limited Irrigation in the Northern Texas High Plains
Qingwu and Brent Bean
TAMU
Use of Atoxigenic Strains of A. flavus to Manage Aflatoxin in Texas Corn
Peter Cotty
USDA-ARS
Title
Researcher(s)
Institution
Abstract
Management of Spider Mites Infesting pre-­‐tasseled Corn for Prevention of Economic Damage
Ed Bynum
TAMU
Control of Volunteer Cotton in Commercial Corn Fields
Dan Fromme
TAMU
Strategies to Improve the Digestibility of Distiller’s Grains
Jim MacDonald
TAMU
Flight Patterns and Management Options for Western Bean Cutworm and Southwestern Corn Borer on the Texas High Plains
Gerald Michels
TAMU
Performance and Consistency of Two Texas Bentonites as Atoxigenic Adsorbents of Aflatoxin and Fumonisin in Poultry Feed
Joe Dixon
TAMU
Breeding and Testing Corn for Reduced Aflatoxin Contamination and Increased Drought Tolerance for Texas
Seth Murray
TAMU
A Hi-Boy Spray for Corn Breeding Research
Wenwei Xu
TAMU
Use of Atoxigenic Strains of A. flavus to Manage Aflatoxin in Texas Corn
Peter Cotty
USDA-ARS
Breeding Stress Tolerant Corn for Food, Feed and Silage
Wenwei Xu
TAMU