CARC – Scientist Profile – Annette James

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Annette James Ph.D.
Assistant Professor / Research Scientist

Education

PhD., Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas. (Agronomy/Crop Production)
MS., Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.  (Agricultural Meteorology)
BSc., Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama.  (Plant and Soil Sciences/Agronomy)
Diploma, Eastern Caribbean Institute of Agriculture and Forestry Centeno, Trinidad, West Indies (Agriculture)

Key Interests

Impact of Environmental (biotic and abiotic) factors on crop growth, development, and yield
Crop water use and crop modeling
Climate and climate change effect on crop production
Use and application of weather stations in agricultural production

Contact Information

Office: P.O. Box 519; MS 2008, AGRL Room 115, Prairie View, TX 77446
Tel: (936) 261-2531
Email: aajames@pvamu.edu

Recent Publications

James A A, R W. Griffin, W. A. Anthony and A. Bryant. 2013 Evaluation of three soil measurements, impacts of four seedbed surfaces and corresponding impacts on germination rates and plant growth of a specific corn variety. ASA  Abstract. Poster 703.

James A. A, N, Estwick, and A. Bryant. 2013. Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture and Their Effective Communication by Extension Agents. Journal of Extension. Submission Number: 13400.

James A. A, R.W. Griffin, and J. A. Sawtelle. 2013. Evaluation of the Effects of Plastic Mulches – Red, Black, Olive, and Control (Bare Ground) on the Growth and Yield of Tomato. The Agriculturist International Journal Vol. 12. pp. 38 – 46.

James A. A, R.W. Griffin, and J. Reyes. 2012. Ecological Based Pasture Management System for East Central Texas. ASA Abstract. Poster, 66-6. Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX.

James A.A. 2012. Integrated Pest Management. Cooperative Extension Program. Prairie View A&M University. Prairie View, Texas.

James A.A. 2012. Growing heirloom tomatoes. Cooperative Extension Program. Prairie View A&M University. Prairie View, TX.

James A.A. 2012. Principles and practices of organic farming, Part I. Cooperative Extension Program. Prairie View A&M University. Prairie View, TX.

James A.A. 2012. Principles and practices of organic farming, Part II. Cooperative Extension Program. Prairie View A&M University. Prairie View, TX.

James A.A. 2012. How to read your rain gauge. Cooperative Extension Program. Prairie View A& M University. Prairie View, TX.

James, A.A., S.M. Welch, and R.L. Vanderlip. 2011. Simulation of kernel number and yield using CERES-Maize 3.5. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science. Vol. 114, no. 3-4 p. 259-271.

Sawtelle, J., A. James, N. Daniels, and R Griffin. 2010. Evaluating the effects of three fertilizers on the growth and yield of broccoli variety, Southern comet. Sixth Annual Research Symposium. Abstract. P.46. College of Juvenile Justice and Psychology. Prairie View A&M University. Prairie View, Texas.

Estwick, N., A. James, E Risch, and R. Griffin. 2010. Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in education: creating awareness and establishing relevance in agricultural sciences. Sixth Annual Research Symposium.. Abstract. P.42. College of Juvenile Justice and Psychology. Prairie View A&M University. Prairie View, Texas.

James, A., J.  Sawtelle, and R. Griffin. 2010. Evaluating the effects of plastic mulches – Red, Black, Olive, and Control (Bare Ground) on the growth and yield of tomato. ASA.  Abstract.  Poster 194-6.

James, A. A. 2004. Rainforest. Journal of Environmental Quality 33: 579-1580.

James, A.A., 2001. Use of CERES-Maize Model in genetic coefficient estimation and simulation of yield and yield components.  PhD Dissertation. Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas

James, A.A., and R.L. Vanderlip. 2000. Evaluation of CERES-Maize response of kernel growth rate, kernel number and yield to evapotranspiration and planting dates. Abstract. Biological Systems Simulation Group Annual Meeting. Temple, Texas.

James, A.A., S.M. Welch, and R.L. Vanderlip. 2000. Determining the optimal number of observations for CERES-Maize model parameter estimation. ASA. Abstract. P.21.

James, A.A., S.M. Welch, and R.L. Vanderlip. 1999. Estimation of genetic coefficients. Evaluation of an improved technique. Abstract. Biological Systems Simulation Group Annual Meeting. Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas.

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