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Dr. Steve Phillips

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3118 Rocky Meadows Road
Owens Cross Roads, AL 35763


B.S., Cameron University, Lawton OK
M.S., Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

Professional Service

2006 to present – Crop Science Society of America
2000 to 2007 – Virginia Crop Production Association
1999 to 2007 – Virginia Vegetable and Potato Growers Association
1999 to 2002 – Virginia Sweet Potato Growers Association
1995 to present – American Society of Agronomy
1995 to present – Soil Science Society of America

Selected Publications

Warren, J.G., S.B. Phillips, G.L. Mullins, and L.W. Zelazny. 2006. Impact of alum-treated poultry litter applications on fescue production and soil phosphorous fractions. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 70:1957-1966.

Warren J., S. Phillips, G. Mullins, D. Keahey, and C. Penn. 2006. Environmental and production consequences of using alum-amended poultry litter as a nutrient source for corn. J. Environ. Qual. 35:172-182.

Warren, J.G., J.A. Hattey, J.C. Turner, and S.B. Phillips. 2006. Comparison of two micrometeorological methods to determine ammonia volatilization from lagoon swine effluent. Comm. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 37:1339-1356.
Pearson, C.H., R.W. Mullen, W.E. Thomason, and S.B. Phillips. 2006. Associate editor's role in helping authors and upholding journal standards. Agron. J. 28:417-422.
Thomason, W.E., and S.B. Phillips. 2006. Methods to evaluate wheat cultivar testing environments and improve cultivar selection protocols. Field Crops Res. 99:87-95.
Phillips, S.B., J.G. Warren, and G.L. Mullins. 2005. Nitrogen rate and application timing affect ‘Beauregard’ sweet potato yield and quality. HortScience 40(1):214-217.
Martin K., P. Hodgen, K. Freeman, R. Melchiori, D. Arnall, R. Teal, R. Mullen, K. Desta, S. Phillips, J. Solie, M. Stone, O. Caviglia, F. Solari, A. Bianchini, D. Francis, J. Schepers, J. Hatfield, and W. Raun. 2005. Plant-to-plant variability in corn production. Agron. J. 97:1603-1611.
Phillips, S.B., and G.L. Mullins. 2004. Foliar burn and wheat grain yield responses following topdress-applied nitrogen and sulfur fertilizers. J. Plant Nutr. 27(5):921-930.

Phillips, S.B., D.A. Keahey, J.G. Warren, and G.L. Mullins. 2004. Estimating winter wheat tiller density using spectral reflectance sensors for early-spring, variable-rate N applications. Agron. J. 96:591-600.