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Xinhua (Frank) Yin

Dr. Xinhua (Frank) Yin
Department of Plant Sciences

University of Tennessee-Knoxville, USA

Assistant Professor/Systems Agronomist


Email: xyin2@utk.edu

Qualifications

2001  Ph.D., Agronomy, Purdue University, USA

1988  M.S., Crop Nutrition & Fertilization, Nanjing Agricultural University, China

1985  B.S., Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, Hunan Agricultural University, China


Publications (Selected)

  1. Yin, X., C.O. Gwathmey, C.L. Main, and A.S. Johnson. 2011. Effects of sulfur application rates and foliar zinc fertilization on cotton yield and fiber quality. Agron. J. 103: 1794-1803.
  2. Yin, X., M.A. McClure, N. Jaja, D.D. Tyler, and R.M. Hayes. 2011. In-season prediction of corn yield using plant height under major production systems. Agron. J. 103:923-929.
  3. Yin, X., M.A. McClure, and R.M. Hayes. 2011. Improvement in the correlation of corn yield with plant height using relative data. J. Sci. Food Agric. 91:2606-2612.
  4. Yin, X., N. Jaja, M.A. McClure, and R.M. Hayes. 2011. Comparison of models in assessing relationship of corn yield with plant height during early to mid season. J. Agric. Sci. 3:14-24.
  5. Yin, X., C.F. Seavert, and J. le Roux. 2011. Responses of irrigation water use and productivity of sweet cherry to single-lateral drip irrigation and ground covers. Soil Sci. 176:39-47.
  6. Gwathmey, C.O., T.T. Tyler, and X. Yin. 2010. Prospects of monitoring cotton crop maturity with normalized difference vegetation index. Agron. J. 102:1352-1360.
  7. Gwathmey, C.O., C.L. Main, and X. Yin. 2009. Potassium uptake and partitioning relative to dry matter accumulation in cotton cultivars differing in maturity. Agron. J. 101:1479-1488.
  8. Yin, X., J. Bai, and C.F. Seavert. 2009. Pear responses to split fertigation and band placement of nitrogen and phosphorus. HortTech. 19:586-592.
  9. Bai, J., Yin, X., B.D. Whitaker, K. Deschuytter, and P.M. Chen. 2009. Combination of 1-methylcyclopropene and ethoxyquin to control superficial scald of ‘Anjou’ pears. HortTech. 19:521-525.
  10. Yin, X., C. Seavert, J. Turner, R. Núñez-Elisea, and H. Cahn. 2007. Effects of polypropylene ground cover on soil nutrient availability, sweet cherry nutrition, and cash costs and returns. HortSci. 42:147-151.
  11. Yin, X., and T.J. Vyn. 2005. Relationships of seed quality components with yields of soybean. Agron. J. 97:1314-1321.
  12. Al-Kaisi, M.M., X. Yin, and M. Licht. 2005. Soil carbon and nitrogen changes as influenced by tillage and cropping systems in some Iowa soils. Agric. Ecosyst. Environ. 105:635-647.
  13. Al-Kaisi, M.M., X. Yin, and M. Licht. 2005. Soil carbon changes as influenced by tillage system and crop biomass C input in a corn-soybean rotation. Appl. Soil Ecol. 30:174-191.
  14. Yin, X., and M.M. Al-Kaisi. 2004. Periodic responses of soybean yields and economic returns to long-term no-till management.Agron. J. 96:723-733.
  15. Yin, X., and T.J. Vyn. 2004. Critical leaf potassium concentrations for yield and seed quality components of conservation-till soybean. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 68:1626-1634.
  16. Yin, X., and T.J. Vyn. 2004. Residual effects of potassium placement for conservation-till corn on subsequent no-till soybean. Soil Tillage Res. 75:151-159.
  17. Al-Kaisi, M.M., and X. Yin. 2004. Tillage and crop residue effects on soil carbon and carbon dioxide emission in corn-soybean rotations. J. Environ. Qual. 34:437-445.
  18. Al-Kaisi, M.M., and X. Yin. 2004. Step-wise temporal response of corn yields and economic returns to no-till system. Soil Tillage Res. 78:91-101.
  19. Yin, X., and T.J. Vyn. 2003. Previous corn row impacts on potassium nutrition and yield of subsequent no-till narrow-row soybean. J. Plant Nutr. 26:1383-1402.
  20. Yin, X., and T.J. Vyn. 2003. Potassium placement effects on yield and seed composition of no-till soybean seeded in alternate row widths. Agron. J. 95:126-132.
  21. Al-Kaisi, M.M., and X. Yin. 2003. Effects of nitrogen rate, irrigation rate, and plant population on corn yield and water use efficiency. Agron. J. 95:1475-1484.
  22. Yin, X., and T.J. Vyn. 2002. Soybean responses to potassium placement and tillage alternatives following no-till. Agron. J. 94:1367-1374.
  23. Yin, X., and T.J. Vyn. 2002. Residual effects of potassium placement and tillage systems for corn on subsequent no-till soybean. Agron. J. 94:1112-1119.
  24. Vyn, T.J., X. Yin, T.W. Bruulsema, C.C. Jackson, I. Rajcan, and S.M. Brouder. 2002. Potassium fertilization effects on isoflavone concentrations in soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.]. J. Agric. Food Chem. 50:3501-3506.