Person

Frank Yin

Professor | Plant Sciences

Specialization: Systems Agronomy

Overview

My research program focuses on fertility/nutrient management in rotational cropping systems, sustainability of various row crop production strategies, variable input and precision applications to optimize crop productivity and nutrient use efficiency, and development and evaluation of innovative plant nutrition products.

Research Focus

Cropping Systems, Nutrient Management, Precision Agriculture, Carbon Sequestration, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Soil Health, Conservation Agriculture.

Research Questions
  • Yield and quality resilience of corn, soybean, and cotton, soil health, water quantity, C sequestration, greenhouse gas emissions, and nutrient cycling under long-term integrated cover crop, crop sequence, and conservation tillage systems.
  • Performances and related mechanisms of efficiency enhanced fertilizers on N use efficiency and crop productivity and profitability in no-till corn and cotton systems.
  • Theories and recommendation systems for precision variable-rate N applications on row crops based on canopy optical sensing, digital yield maps, and other field information to increase crop yields and reduce N losses.
  • Calibration of soil available S testing method with ammonium acetate as extractant and yield and quality responses of no-till soybean and cotton to surface applications of S.
  • Impacts of climate changes and atmospheric depositions on crop productivity and soil greenhouse gas emissions at present and in the future with computational models (DSSAT, DayCent, etc.).
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261 WTES Center for Agricultural Research
605 Airways Boulevard
Jackson, TN 38301-3201
Education and Training
  • Doctorate, Plant Sciences, General, Purdue Univ West Lafayette*, 2002
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Frank Yin

Professor | Plant Sciences
Frank Yin image
261 WTES Center for Agricultural Research
605 Airways Boulevard
Jackson, TN 38301-3201
Education and Training
  • Doctorate, Plant Sciences, General, Purdue Univ West Lafayette*, 2002
Overview

My research program focuses on fertility/nutrient management in rotational cropping systems, sustainability of various row crop production strategies, variable input and precision applications to optimize crop productivity and nutrient use efficiency, and development and evaluation of innovative plant nutrition products.

Research Focus

Cropping Systems, Nutrient Management, Precision Agriculture, Carbon Sequestration, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Soil Health, Conservation Agriculture.

Research Questions
  • Yield and quality resilience of corn, soybean, and cotton, soil health, water quantity, C sequestration, greenhouse gas emissions, and nutrient cycling under long-term integrated cover crop, crop sequence, and conservation tillage systems.
  • Performances and related mechanisms of efficiency enhanced fertilizers on N use efficiency and crop productivity and profitability in no-till corn and cotton systems.
  • Theories and recommendation systems for precision variable-rate N applications on row crops based on canopy optical sensing, digital yield maps, and other field information to increase crop yields and reduce N losses.
  • Calibration of soil available S testing method with ammonium acetate as extractant and yield and quality responses of no-till soybean and cotton to surface applications of S.
  • Impacts of climate changes and atmospheric depositions on crop productivity and soil greenhouse gas emissions at present and in the future with computational models (DSSAT, DayCent, etc.).
Web Presence