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brownj01

James E. Brown, PhD

Professor of Horticulture

(478) 825-6327

(478) 825-6534

brownj01@fvsu.edu

Academic Program: Plant & Environmental Soil Sciences

Extension Area: Agricultural and Natural Resources

Honors/Awards:

President, American Society for Plasticulture, a Scientific Research Society (1991-1993)

Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society (1982)

Alpha Zeta, Agricultural Honor Society (1993)

Auburn Alumni Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award (2003)

Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence, College of Agriculture, Auburn University (2006)

Chi Gamma Iota, Veterans Scholastic Honor Society (1983)

Received Several Outstanding Professor Awards, Auburn University Panhellenic Council (2002 – 2004)

Outstanding Faculty Award, Auburn University, Baptist Student Union (2003)

Gamma Sigma Delta, The Honor Society of Agriculture (1983)

Education:

Bachelor of Arts: Pastoral Ministry - Montgomery Bible Institute & Theological Center, Montgomery, Alabama (1999)

Doctor of Philosophy: Horticulture/Vegetable Crops - University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL (1983)

Master of Science: Plant and Soil Science - Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL (1974)

Bachelor of Science: Agronomy - Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA (1970)

Recent Publications/Presentations:

Books

Brown, J.E. 2001. Vegetable Production: Vegetable Growing in Simple Terms. Pearson Custom Publishing, Boston, MA. 138 pages.

Brown, J.E. 2000. The Epistle of Galatians: Messages in Simple Terms. Pearson Custom Publishing, Needham Heights, MA. 109 pages.

Brown, J.E. 2000. Selected Messages from the Holy Bible in Simple Terms. Pearson Custom Publishing, Needham Heights, MA. 47 pages.

Book Chapters

Stevens, C., V. A. Khan, R. Rodriguez-Kabana, E. G. Rhoden, J. R. Bartlett, A. E. Fyffee, K. Willian, and J. E. Brown. 2012. Soil solarization in a subtropical and humid climate. In: Soil Solarization - Theory and Practice. Chapter 22. The American Phytopathological Society, St. Paul, Minnesota (APS Press). Edited by Abraham Gamliel and Jaacov Katan. pp. 193-198.

Refereed Journal Articles

Gordon, G., W. G. Foshee, III, S. T. Reed, J. E. Brown, E. Vinson. 2010. The Effects of Colored Plastic Mulches and Row Covers on the Growth and Yield of Okra. HortTechnology. 20:224-233.

Gordon, G., W. G. Foshee, III, S. T. Reed, J.E. Brown, E. Vinson, and F. M. Woods. 2008. Plastic Mulches and row covers on growth and production of summer squash. Inter. J. of Veg. Sci. 14(4): 322-338.

Stevens, C., V.A. Khan, R. Rodriquez-Kabana, L.D. Ploper, P.A. Backman, D.J. Collins, J.E. Brown, M.A. Wilson, and E.C.K. Iqweqbe. 2003. Integration of soil solarization with chemical, biological and cultural control for management of soilborne diseases of vegetables. Plant and Soil 253:493-506.

Brown, J.E., T.Y. Lu, C. Stevens, et al. 2001. The effect of low dose ultraviolet light-C seed treatment on induced resistance in cabbage to black rot (Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris). Crop Protection 20:873-883.

Brown, J.E. and C. Channell-Butcher. 2001. Black plastic mulch and drip irrigation affect growth and performance of bell pepper. J. of Veg. Crop Prod. 7:109-112.

Symposia/Published Proceedings

Brown, J.E., G. Gordon and C. Stevens. 2005. The effects of color and reflective mulches on insect damage of summer squash. Proceedings: 32nd Natl. Agric. Plast. Cong. of Amer. Soc. for Plasticulture. Charleston, S.C. Mar. 5-8, 2005. pp.69-70.

Stevens, C., V.A. Khan, R. Rodriquez-Kabana, L.D. Ploper, P.A. Blackman, D.J. Collins, J.E. Brown, M.A. Wilson, and E.C.K. Iqwegbe. 2003. Integration of soil solarization with chemical, biological and cultural control for management of soilborne diseases of vegetables. Plant and Soil 253:493-506.

Stevens, C., V.A. Khan, R.Rodriquez-Kabana, M.A. Wilson, J.E. Brown, D.J. Collins and A.E. Fyffe. 2002. The effect of solarized soil amended with or without furfural mixture or urea on foliage disease of pole snapbeans. Proceedings: 30th National Agricultural Plastic Congress of American Society for Plasticulature. San Diego, CA. Feb. 23-26, 2002. pp. 119-125.

Papers Presented at Professional Meetings/Published Abstracts

Stevens, C., V.A. Khan, R. Rodriquez-Kabana, J.E. Brown, M.A. Wilson, D.J. Collins and A.E. Fyffe. 2002. The use of soil solarization on managing mosaic viral and phyllostictafoliage diseases of snapbeans. APS Annual Meeting. July 27-31, 2002. Milwaukee, WI. Phytopathology 92(6)59.

Brown, J.E., T.Y. Lu, C. Stevens, V.A. Khan, J.Y. Lu, C.W. Wilson, D.J. Collins, M.A Wilson, C.K. Iqweqbe, E. Chalutz and S. Droby. 2002. The effect of low dose ultraviolet light-c seed treatment on induced resistance in cabbage to black rot Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris. APS Annual Meeting. July 27-31, 2002. Milwaukee, WI. Phytopathology 92(6):S9.

Stevens, C., V.A. Khan, R. Rodriquez-Kabana, J.E. Brown, M.A. Wilson, D.J. Collins, and A.E. Fyffe. 2002. The use of soil solarization on managing mosaic viral and phyllosticta foliage disease of snapbeans. APS Annual Meeting. July 27-31, 2002, Milwaukee, WI. Phytopathology 92(6):S79.