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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

William T. Pettigrew (Bill)

Research Plant Physiologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Interactions among irrigation and nitrogen fertility regimes on Mid-South cotton production - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (16-May-14)
The physiology of potassium in crop production - (Book / Chapter)
Oosterhuis, D.M., Loka, D.A., Kawakami, E.M., Pettigrew, W.T. 2014. The physiology of potassium in crop production. In: Sparks, D.L. (Ed.), Advances in Agronomy, Academic Press, 126:203-234.
Response of obsolete and modern cotton genotypes to varying plant densities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettigrew, W.T., Meredith, W.R., Zeng, L. 2013. Response of obsolete and modern cotton genotypes to varying plant densities. Journal of Cotton Science. 17:253-262.
Impact of starter fertilizer on cotton growth, development, lint yield, and fiber quality production for an early planted no-till system - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettigrew, W.T., Molin, W.T. 2013. Impact of starter fertilizer on cotton growth, development, lint yield, and fiber quality production for an early planted no-till system. Crop Management. Doi: 10.1084/CM-2013-0012-RS, pp. 1-7.
Climate Change and Agriculture: Effects and Adaptation - (Government Publication)
Walthall, C.L., Hatfield, J.L., Marshall, E., Lengnick, L., Backlund, P., Adkins, S.T., Ainsworth, E.A., Booker, F.L., Blumenthal, D.M., Bunce, J.A., Burkey, K.O., Dabney, S.M., Goodrich, D.C., Lewers, K.S., Nearing, M.A., Ort, D.R., Pettigrew, W.T., Polley, H.W., Rosskopf, E.N., Srygley, R.B., Ziska, L.H., Delgado, J.A., Funk, A.J., Glenn, D.M., Morgan, J.A., White, J.W., Timlin, D.J., Mcclung, A.M. 2013. Climate Change and Agriculture: Effects and Adaption. Washington, DC: USDA Technical Bulletin 1935. 186 p.
Genotypic variation in physiological strategies for attaining cotton lint yield production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettigrew, W.T., Meredith Jr, W.R. 2012. Genotypic variation in physiological strategies for attaining cotton lint yield production. Journal of Cotton Science. 16:179-189.
Interactions between irrigation regimes and varieties result in altered cottonseed composition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettigrew, W.T., Dowd, M.K. 2012. Interactions between irrigation regimes and varieties result in altered cottonseed composition. Journal of Cotton Science. 16:42-52.
Photosynthesis and carbon partitioning/source-sink relationships - (Book / Chapter)
Pettigrew, W.T. 2012. Photosynthesis and carbon partitioning/source-sink relationships. In D.M. Oosterhuis J. Tom Cothern (ed.) Cotton Flowering and Fruiting. The Cotton Foundation. Cordova, TN. p. 25-34.
Varying planting dates or irrigation regimes alters cottonseed composition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettigrew, W.T., Dowd, M.K. 2011. Varying planting dates or irrigation regimes alters cottonseed composition. Crop Science. 51:2155-2164.
Effects of varying planting dates and tillage systems on reniform nematode and browntop millet populations in cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stetina, S.R., Molin, W.T., Pettigrew, W.T. 2010. Effects of varying planting dates and tillage systems on reniform nematode and browntop millet populations in cotton. Plant Health Progress. doi:10.1094/php-2010-1227-01-RS.
Impact of varying planting dates and irrigation regimes on cotton growth and lint yield production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettigrew, W.T. 2010. Impact of varying planting dates and irrigation regimes on cotton growth and lint yield production. Agronomy Journal. 102:1379-1387.
Irrigation & Planting Date Effects on Cottonseed Composition - (Abstract Only)
Pettigrew, W.T., Dowd, M.K. 2009. Irrigation & Planting Date Effects on Cottonseed Composition. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference.
Effects of Foliar Fertilizer and Mepiquat Penteborate on Early Planted Cotton Growth and Lint Production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettigrew, W.T. 2010. Effects of Foliar Fertilizer and Mepiquat Penteborate on Early Planted Cotton Growth and Lint Production. Crop Management. doi:10.1094/CM-2010-0215-01-RS.
Preliminary field measurement of cotton fiber micronaire by portable NIR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodgers III, J.E., Kang, S., Fortier, C.A., Cui, X., Davidonis, G.H., Clawson, E., Boquet, D., Pettigrew, W.T. 2010. Preliminary field measurement of cotton fiber micronaire by portable NIR. Spectroscopy Magazine. 25(9):38-44.
Impact of Varying Planting Dates and Tillage Systems on Cotton Growth and Lint Yield Production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettigrew, W.T., Molin, W.T., Stetina, S.R. 2009. Impact of Varying Planting Dates and Tillage Systems on Cotton Growth and Lint Yield Production. Agronomy Journal. 101:1131-1138.
Seed Quality and Plant Date Effects on Cotton Lint Yield Components, and Fiber Quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettigrew, W.T., Meredith Jr, W.R. 2009. Seed Quality and Plant Date Effects on Cotton Lint Yield Components, and Fiber Quality. Journal of Cotton Science. 13:11-24
Influence of Planting Date and Tillage on Reniform Nematode Populations in Cotton - (Abstract Only)
Stetina, S.R., Pettigrew, W.T., Molin, W.T. 2008. Influence of Planting Date and Tillage on Reniform Nematode Populations in Cotton. Phytopathology. 98:S151
Potassium Influences on Yield and Quality Production for Maize, Wheat, Soybean and Cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettigrew, W.T. 2008. Potassium Influences on Yield and Quality Production for Maize, Wheat, Soybean and Cotton. Physiologia Plantarum. 133:670-681.
Comparison of Early and Normal Planting Dates for Suppression of Reniform Nematode Populations - (Abstract Only)
Stetina, S.R., Sciumbato, G.L., Pettigrew, W.T., Molin, W.T. 2008. Comparison of Early and Normal Planting Dates for Suppression of Reniform Nematode Populations. World Cotton Research Conference Proceedings. Proceedings of World Cotton Research Conference-4, 2007, September 10-14, Lubbock, TX, USA. 2008 CDROM
The Effect of Higher Temperatures on Cotton Lint Yield Production and Fiber Quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettigrew, W.T. 2008. The Effect of Higher Temperatures on Cotton Lint Yield Production and Fiber Quality. Crop Science. 48:278-285
Effect of Corn-Cotton Rotations on Reniform Nematode Populations and Crop Yield - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stetina, S.R., Young, L.D., Pettigrew, W.T., Bruns, H.A. 2007. Effect of Corn-Cotton Rotations on Reniform Nematode Populations and Crop Yield. Nematropica. vol. 37:237-248
High Temperature Effects on Cotton Yield, Yield Components, and Fiber Quality - (Abstract Only)
Pettigrew, W.T. 2007. High Temperature Effects on Cotton Yield, Yield Components, and Fiber Quality. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. November 4-8, 2007. p. 261-6
Influence of Planting Date and Water Management on Reniform Nematode Populations in Cotton - (Abstract Only)
Stetina, S.R., Pettigrew, W.T. 2007. Influence of Planting Date and Water Management on Reniform Nematode Populations in Cotton. Journal of Nematology. Vol 39: 67-68
Effects of Planting Date and Nematicide Treatments on the Reniform Nematode - (Abstract Only) - (12-Jan-07)
Cotton Leaf Photosynthesis and Carbon Metabolism. - (Book / Chapter)
Pettigrew, W.T., Gerik, T.J. 2007. Cotton Leaf Photosynthesis and Carbon Metabolism.. Advances in Agronomy. 94:209-236.
Corn Yields Benefit in Rotation with Cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bruns, H.A., Pettigrew, W.T., Meredith Jr, W.R., Stetina, S.R. 2007. Corn Yields Benefit in Rotation with Cotton. Crop Management. doi:10.1094/CM-2007-0424-01-RS.
The Detrimental Effects High Temperatures Have on Mississippi Delta Cotton Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Pettigrew, W.T. 2007. The Detrimental Effects High Temperatures Have on Mississippi Delta Cotton. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference abstracts January 9-12, 2007. http://ncc.confex.com/ncc/2007/techprogram/P5952.HTM
Agrometeorology and cotton production - (Book / Chapter)
Freeland, Jr, T.B., Pettigrew, W.T., Thaxton, P., Andrews, G.L. 2011. Agrometeorology and cotton production. World Meteorological Organization. 10(1):1-128. http://www.wamis.org/agm/gamp/GAMP_Chap10.pdf.
Effects of a Short-term Corn Rotation on Cotton Dry Matter Partitioning, Lint Yield, and Fiber Quality Production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettigrew, W.T., Meredith Jr, W.R., Bruns, H.A., Stetina, S.R. 2007. Effects of a Short-term Corn Rotation on Cotton Dry Matter Partitioning, Lint Yield, and Fiber Quality Production. Journal of Cotton Science. 10:244-251.
Effects of Mepiquat Pentaborate on Cotton Cultivars with Different Maturities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.T., Pettigrew, W.T. 2006. Effects of Mepiquat Pentaborate on Cotton Cultivars with Different Maturities. Journal of Cotton Science. 10:128-135.
Nitrogen Fertility and Planting Date Effects on Lint Yield and Cryl Ac (Bt) Endotoxin Production. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettigrew, W.T., Adamczyk Jr, J.J. 2006. Nitrogen fertility and planting date effects on lint yield and cryl ac (bt) endotoxin production.. Agronomy Journal. 98:691-697
Effects From A Corn Rotation on Cotton Dry Matter Partitioning and Lint Yield - (Abstract Only)
Pettigrew, W.T., Bruns, H.A., Meredith Jr, W.R., Young, L.D., Stetina, S.R. 2006. Effects From A Corn Rotation on Cotton Dry Matter Partitioning and Lint Yield [abstract]. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference.
Effects of Different Seeding Rates and Plant Growth Regulators on Early Planted Cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettigrew, W.T., Johnson, J.T. 2006. Effects of Different Seeding Rates and Plant Growth Regulators on Early Planted Cotton. Journal of Cotton Science. 9:189-198.
Potassium Fertilization Effects on Cotton Lint Yield, Yield Components, and Reniform Nematode Populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettigrew, W.T., Meredith Jr, W.R., Young, L.D. 2005. Potassium fertilization effects on cotton lint yield, yield components, and reniform nematode populations. Agronomy Journal. 97:1245-1251.
Nitrogen Fertility and Planting Date Effects on Lint Yield and CRY1AC(BT) Endotoxin Production - (Abstract Only)
Pettigrew, W.T., Adamczyk Jr, J.J. 2005. Nitrogen Fertility and Planting Date Effects on Lint Yield and CRY1AC(BT) Endotoxin Production [abstract]. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference.
Cotton Genotypic Variation in the Photosynthetic Response to Irradiance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettigrew, W.T., 2004. Cotton genotypic variation in the photosynthetic response to irradiance. Photosynthetica. 42(4): 567-571, 2004.
Suppression of Reniform Nematode Populations with Cotton-Corn Rotations - (Abstract Only)
Young, L.D., Pettigrew, W.T., Bruns, H.A., Stetina, S.R. 2004. Suppression of reniform nematode populations with cotton-corn rotations. Journal of Nematology. Volume 36, Page 354.
Physiological Consequences of Moisture Deficit Stress in Cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettigrew, W.T. 2004. Physiological consequences of moisture deficit stress in cotton. Crop Science. 44:1265-1272.
Physiological Consequences of Drought Stress in Cotton - (Abstract Only)
Pettigrew, W.T. 2004. Physiological consequences of drought stress in cotton [abstract]. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 1970.
Moisture Deficit Effects on Cotton Lint Yield, Yield Components, and Boll Distribution - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettigrew, W.T. 2004. Moisture deficit effects on cotton lint yield, yield components, and boll distribution. Agronomy Journal. 96:377-383.
Physiological Consequences of Drought Stress in Cotton - (Abstract Only)
PETTIGREW, W.T. PHYSIOLOGICAL CONSEQUENCES OF DROUGHT STRESS IN COTTON. ABSTRACT OF AGRONOMY MEETINGS. 2003.
Relationships Between Insufficient Potassium and Crop Maturity in Cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
PETTIGREW, W.T. RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN INSUFFICIENT POTASSIUM AND CROP MATURITY IN COTTON. AGRONOMY JOURNAL. 2003. v. 95. p. 1323-1329.
Impact of K Fertilization on Reniform Nematode Populations in Cotton - (Abstract Only)
Pettigrew, W.T., Young, L.D., Meredith Jr, W.R. 2003. Impact of K Fertilization on Reniform Nematode Populations in Cotton [abstract]. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference.
Impact of K Fertilization on Reniform Nematode Populations in Cotton - (Abstract Only)
PETTIGREW, W.T., YOUNG, L.D., MEREDITH JR, W.R. IMPACT OF K FERTILIZATION ON RENIFORM NEMATODE POPULATIONS IN COTTON. AGRONOMY ABSTRACTS. 2002.
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