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James E. Bidlack, Ph.D., is a Professor of Biology and CURE-STEM Scholar at the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO), President of Metabolism Foundation, and Vice President / Chief Science Officer of The Genome Registry - all located at Edmond, Oklahoma. He is Past President of the UCO American Association of University Professors; Editorial Board Member for MERLOT/Biology; Secretary/Treasurer for the UCO Sigma Xi Honor Society, Past Co-Sponsor for the UCO Tri-Beta/Biology Club and proud supporter of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, Circle K International, and the Mortar Board Honor Society.

  • August 1990- present. Assistant (8/90) to Associate (8/98) to Professor (8/02), Biology Department, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Oklahoma. Research focuses on agricultural sciences, plant physiology, and plant anatomy. Current program involves research in enzymology, phytoremediation, plant production and quality, secondary plant products, and solar energy. Collaborative research is being investigated in the areas of forage growth regulation, legume nitrogen fixation, solar energy conversion, soybean genetics, and weed control with the USDA-ARS Grazinglands Research Laboratory at El Reno, Oklahoma, and the Metabolism Foundation at Edmond, Oklahoma.
  • July 1986-August 1990. Research Assistant, Agronomy Department, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. Responsible for forage greenhouse experiments, selected laboratory equipment, and computer maintenance. Supervised and assisted in fiber, digestibility, and carbohydrate analyses of forage samples. Assisted in plot maintenance and evaluation of biomass and corn silage projects. Provided supervision of up to five hourly workers per day.
  • June 1984-July 1986. Research Assistant, Agronomy Department, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas. Responsible for growth chamber and local field plot soybean experiments and laboratory equipment. Assisted in plot maintenance and application of chemicals to soybean, cotton, and rice field trials located throughout the state.
  • September 1982-March 1984. Undergraduate Research Assistant, Agronomy Department, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. Analyzed soil samples used in municipal wastewater and sewage sludge treatment (1982). Developed procedures and studied the effect of a growth regulator on germination of crop species (1983-1984).

Classes Taught

  • Success Central (occasionally)
  • General Biology during Fall, Spring, and Summer
  • Plant Biology (occasionally)
  • Plant Physiology during Spring
  • Plant Anatomy during Fall
  • Molecular Cell Physiology (occasionally)

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Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D., Iowa State University, Plant Physiology Major, Summer 1990.
    • Dissertation: Cell wall components and lignin biosynthesis in forages. 
  • M.S., University of Arkansas, Agronomy, Soybean Physiology, Summer 1986.
    • Thesis: Metabolic implications of reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NADH) oxidation in [Glycine max (L.) Merr.] roots. 
  • B.S., Purdue University, Agronomy, Soil & Crop Option, Spring 1984.

Honors and Awards

2012 Student Organization Advisor of the Year for the TriBeta Biology Club; 2012 House Cup Recipient, as part of the MERLOT Biology Editorial Board Team; 2006 Outstanding Graduate from Univ Arkansas Dept Crop, Soil, & Environ Science; 2005 Co-Recipient of the Neely Excellence in Teaching Award; 2005 Research Opportunity Award (third award) from OSRHE/INBRE/NSF; 2004 Research Opportunity Award (second award) from OSRHE/EPSCoR/NSF; 2003 Research Opportunity Award from OSRHE/EPSCoR/NSF; 2002 National Recognition from Presbyterian Assoc on Science, Technology, & The Christian Faith; 2002 Merit-Credit Award for Service from UCO Faculty; 2002 Merit-Credit Award for Teaching from UCO Faculty; 2001 Professional Publications Award from UCO Research Office; 2000 Research & Scholarly Presentations Award from UCO Research Office 2000; Honorary Membership in the Mortar Board Honor Society; 2000 Publication and Grant Writing Awards from UCO Research Office; 1999 Distinguished Service Award from American Association of Univ Professors; 1997 Merit-Credit Award for Service from UCO Faculty; 1996 Merit-Credit Award for Research from UCO Faculty; 1996 Merit-Credit Award for Teaching from UCO Faculty; 1995 President's Partners Excellence in Teaching Award from UCO President; 1995 Teacher of the Year Award from the UCO Pre-Med / Health Professions Club; 1995 Teacher of the Year Award from the UCO Biology Club; 1995 Distinguished Scholar Award from American Association of Univ Professors; 1993 Letter of Recognition for Research from Chancellor of Oklahoma State Regents; 1992 USDA-ARS-UCO Memorandum of Understanding; 1992 Visiting Scientist Honorarium, USDA-ARS at Iowa State University; 1986 Premium for Academic Excellence (PACE) Award recipient, Iowa State University; 1984 Elected to the Purdue University Lecture Demonstration Hall of Fame; 1982 AXΣ Outstanding Professional Achievement Award; 1979 United States Army Science and Engineering Science Fair Medallion; 1978 Eagle Scout, Troop 116, Wyncote, PA.

Research, Published Work, and Scholarly Activities

Textbook:

Bidlack, J.E., and S.H. Jansky.  2018.  Stern's Introductory Plant Biology, Fourteenth Edition.  New York:  The McGraw-Hill Companies.

Bidlack, J.E., and S.H. Jansky.  2014.  Stern's Introductory Plant Biology, Thirteenth Edition.  New York:  The McGraw-Hill Companies.

Bidlack, J.E., and S.H. Jansky.  2011.  Stern's Introductory Plant Biology, Twelfth Edition.  New York:  The McGraw-Hill Companies.

Stern, K.R., J. Bidlack, and S. Jansky.  2008.  Introductory Plant Biology, Eleventh Edition.  New York: The McGraw-Hill Companies.  

Stern, K.R., J. Bidlack, S. Jansky, and G. Uno.  2006.  Introductory Plant Biology, Tenth Edition.  New York: The McGraw-Hill Companies.  

Stern, K.R., S. Jansky, and J. Bidlack.  2003.  Introductory Plant Biology, Ninth Edition.  New York: The McGraw-Hill Companies.  

Refereed Publications:

Bidlack, J.B., and J.E. Bidlack.  2014.  Effect of jasmonic acid on biomass and enzyme activity in sorghum and switchgrass.  UCO Journal of Undergraduate Research 1:20-24.

Bidlack, J.E., A. Middick, D. Shantz, C.T. MacKown, R.D. Williams, and S.C. Rao.  2006.  Weed control in a pigeon pea - wheat cropping system.  Field Crops Res. 96:63-70.

Bidlack, J.E., and A.J. Ohlrogge. 1988. Monocetyl phosphate treatment of 'Auburn' and 'Caldwell' wheat seeds. Bul. Plant Growth Reg. Soc. Amer. 16:10-12.

Bidlack, J.E., and D.R. Buxton. 1995. Chemical regulation of growth, yield, and digestibility of alfalfa and smooth bromegrass. J. Plant Growth Reg. 14:1-7.

Bidlack, J.E., and D.R. Buxton. 1992. Content and deposition rates of cellulose, hemicellulose, and lignin during regrowth of forage grasses and legumes. Can. J. Plant Sci. 72:809-818.

Bidlack, J.E., and P.M. Silverman.  2004.  An active type IV secretion system encoded by F plasmid sensitizes Escherichia coli to bile salts.  J. Bacteriol. 186:5202-5209.

Bidlack, J.E., and W.V. Dashek.  2017.  Plant cell walls.  In:  Plant Cells and their Organelles.  Dashek, W.V., and Miglani, G. S. (eds).  pp. 214-242.  John Wiley & Sons, New York.

Bidlack, J.E., C.T. MacKown, and S.C. Rao.  2007.  Dry weight and nitrogen content of chickpea and winter wheat grown in pots for three rotations.  J. Plant Nutrition 30:1541-1553.

Bidlack, J.E., D.R. Buxton, R.M. Shibles, and I.C. Anderson. 1997. Phenylalanine ammonia lyase and syringaldazine oxidase activities in relation to lignin deposition in legumes. Recent Res. Devel. Agronomy 1:1-8.

Bidlack, J.E., D.R. Buxton, R.M. Shibles, and I.C. Anderson. 1995. Phenylalanine ammonia lyase as a precursory enzyme of legume stem lignification. Can. J. Plant Sci. 75:135-140.

Bidlack, J.E., G.R. Oliveras, and C.A. Stutte. 1989. NADH oxidation, H+ efflux, and nutrient ion uptake of soybean roots. J. Agric. Univ. P.R. 73:375-381.

Bidlack, J.E., J.E. Vaughan, and C.L. Dewald. 1999. Forage quality of ten eastern gamagrass [Tripsacum dactyloides (L.) L.] genotypes. J. Range Manage. 52:661-665.

Bidlack, J.E., M. Malone, and R. Benson. 1992. Molecular structure and component integration of secondary cell walls in plants. Proc. Okla. Acad. Sci. 72:51-56.

Bidlack, J.E., S.C. Rao, and D.H. Demezas. 2001. Nodulation, nitrogenase activity, and dry weight of chickpea and pigeon pea cultivars using different Bradyrhizobium strains. J. Plant Nutrition 24:549-560.

Buck, G.W., and J.E. Bidlack. 1998. Identification of Quercus and Celtis species using morphological and electrophoretic data. Proc. Okla. Acad. Sci. 78:23-33.

Elmer, A.M., and J.E. Bidlack.  2010.  Enzymes related to chlorophyll biosynthesis in soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.] lines.  Proc. Okla. Acad. Sci. 90:11-18.

Jones, B.A., and J.E. Bidlack.  2014.  Use of dragon’s blood (Daemonorops draco) pigment in photovoltaic cells.  UCO Journal of Undergraduate Research 1:43-47.

Meek, C.R., and J.E. Bidlack. 2005.  Arthropod population, phenylalanine ammonia lyase activity, and fresh weight of sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum) as affected by plant ages and Bacillus thuringiensis treatment.  Proc. Okla. Acad. Sci. 85:9-17.

Olson, P.E., and J.E. Bidlack. 1997. Yield and enzyme activity of sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum) subjected to alternative pest control. J. Herbs, Spices, & Medicinal Plants 4:3-16.

Porter, M.A., and J.E. Bidlack.  2011.  Morphology, biomass, and vessel diameter of pigeon pea subjected to water stress.  Comm. Soil Sci. Plant Anal.  42:2334-2343.

Rao, S.C., C.T. MacKown, and J.E. Bidlack.  2002.  Biomass and nitrogen traits of summer pigeon peas and winter wheat grown for three rotations in containers.  Comm. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 33:897-912.

Publications in Government Documents and Regional Reports:

Bidlack, J.E., and C.A. Stutte. 1989. Soybean cultivar selection on the basis of NADH oxidation: selection scheme, enzyme characteristics, and H+ efflux. Soybean Genet. Newsl. 16:127-132.

Bidlack, J.E., and C.A. Stutte. 1988. NADH oxidation in roots of three determinant soybean cultivars. Soybean Genet. Newsl. 15:182-187.

Bidlack, J.E., and D.R. Buxton. 1992. Chemical regulation of growth, yield, and digestibility of alfalfa and smooth bromegrass. U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center Research Summaries p. 12-13.

Bidlack, J.E., D.H. Demezas, S.C. Rao, and W.A. Phillips. 1994. Evaluation of Rhizobium strain interactions with chickpea and pigeon pea cultivars. Forage and Livestock Field Day Report, USDA-ARS Grazinglands Research Laboratory p. 35-36.

Bidlack, J.E., D.R. Buxton, R.M. Shibles, and I.C. Anderson. 1990. Phenylalanine ammonia lyase activity in relation to change in lignin concentration and lignin deposition in forages. U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center Research Summaries p. 35-36.

Bidlack, J.E., J.E. Vaughan, and C.L. Dewald. 1996. Forage quality of 10 eastern gamagrass genotypes. p. 54-55. In N. West (ed.), Proc. 5th Int. Rangeland Congress. Soc. Range Manage., Salt Lake City, UT.

Bidlack, J.E., L.A. Bidlack, W. Caire, R.G. Palmer, and R.C. Shoemaker. 1991. Subcellular enzyme activities of soybean lines lacking mitochondrial MDH isozyme bands. Soybean Genet. Newsl. 18:319-323.

Bidlack, J.E., S.C. Rao, and P.E. Olson. 1993. Evaluation of Rhizobium - cultivar interactions in alternative wheat - legume cropping systems. Forage and Livestock Field Day Report, USDA-ARS Grazinglands Research Laboratory p. 10-11.

Bidlack, J.E., and S.C. Rao. 1994. Cultivar X Rhizobium interactions for BNF. AWGBNFL Notes 2:5.

Elmer, A.M., C.A. Barton, and J.E. Bidlack. 1994. Hypothetical mechanism for chlorophyll abnormalities in mutant soybean [Glycine max (L.)] lines. Soybean Genet. Newsl. 21:199-203.

Rao, S.C., J.E. Bidlack, and D.H. Demezas. 1996. Chickpea and pigeonpea in wheat-legume cropping systems of the southern great plains, USA. Int. Chickpea Pigeonpea Newsl. 3:25-27.

Shantz, D., E. Petersen, K. Jones, J.E. Bidlack, S.C. Rao, and C.T. MacKown. 2000. Weed control in a wheat-pigeonpea cropping system. Field Day 2000. USDA-ARS Grazinglands Research Laboratory, p. 26-27.

Non-refereed Publications and Abstracts:

Antonyukov, S., D. Graves, B. Tatum, W. Zajac-McConaghy, E. Murphy, B. Sutter, and J.E. Bidlack.  2016.  Evaluation of voltages produced from solar cells produced from chloroplast isolations from four plant phyla .  Oklahoma Research Day, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK.

Barton, C., and J.E. Bidlack. 1993. Organelle isolation and malate dehydrogenase activities of mutant soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.] lines. Univ. Central Okla. Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. 56.

Barton, C., J.E. Vaughan, and J.E. Bidlack. 1992. Inheritance of phenylalanine ammonia lyase activity and lignin concentration in eastern gamagrass. Univ. Central Okla. Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. 61.

Bell, J., and J.E. Bidlack.  2010.  Some Internet videos may be more appropriate for teaching than others.  Oklahoma Research Day, Cameron University, Lawton, OK.

Bernstein, E., A. Graves, J. Whetsel, and J.E. Bidlack.  2013.   Refined description of a gene locus in Escherichia coli encoding for bile salt resistance and sensitivity.  Oklahoma Research Day, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK.

Bidlack, J.B., and J.E. Bidlack.  2010.  Effect of jasmonic acid on biomass and enzyme activity in basil, catnip, and sage.  Oklahoma Research Day, Cameron University, Lawton, OK.

Bidlack, J.B., and J.E. Bidlack.  2010.  Effect of jasmonic acid on biomass and enzyme activity in switchgrass and sorghum.  Oklahoma Research Day, Cameron University, Lawton, OK.

Bidlack, J.B., P. Olson, C. Cowo, E. Ralstin, R. Dinger, and J.E. Bidlack.  2011.  Effect of jasmonic acid on biomass accumulation and enzyme activity in switchgrass.  Oklahoma Research Day, Cameron University, Lawton, OK.

Bidlack, J.E. 1994. Innovative and improved investigations in plant biology using a computerized UV/VIS diode array spectrophotometer system. Univ. Central Okla. Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. MS4.

Bidlack, J.E. 1992. Mitochondrial and microbody/chloroplast MDH enzyme activities and isozyme banding patterns of chlorophyll-abnormal soybean lines. Univ. Central Okla. Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. 60.

Bidlack, J.E., A.M. Elmer, C.R. Clarke, D.H. Demezas, and S.C. Rao. 1995. Use of chickpea and pigeonpea in the southern great plains. Univ. Central Okla. Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. 18.

Bidlack, J.E., A. Middick, K. Greer, D. Shantz, E. Petersen, K. Jones, M. Sung, C. MacKown, and S. Rao.  2002.  Weed control in a pigeon pea - wheat rotation:  Final report of a three-year study.  Research Day Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. 70.

Bidlack, J.E., and J.E. Vaughan. 1991. Phenylalanine ammonia lyase activity in relation to forage quality of eastern gamagrass [Tripsacum dactyloides (L.) L.]. Proc. Cent. Grad. Col. Colloq. CSU, Edmond, OK. p. 64.

Bidlack, J.E., and T.A. Lonergan. 2001. Submitting a science site: What criteria should be used? MERLOT International Conference, Tampa, FL. p. 9.

Bidlack, J.E., D.R. Buxton, and R.M. Shibles. 1989. Enzymatic activity in phenylpropanoid metabolism related to lignin deposition in forage stems. Agron. Abstracts. p. 168.

Bidlack, J.E., J.E. Vaughan, and C.L. Dewald. 1992. Enzymes of lignin biosynthesis in relation to digestibility and lignin concentration in eastern gamagrass. Agron. Abstracts. p. 179.

Bidlack, J.E., P. Olson, R. Cummings, and S. Rao. 1993. Use of chickpea [Cicer arietinum (L.)] and pigeon pea [Cajanus cajan (L.)] in wheat - legume cropping systems of Oklahoma. Univ. Central Okla. Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. 43.

Bidlack, J.E., S.C. Rao, R.D. Williams, D. Elmendorf, M. Sung, and V. Barabash. 1999. Weed control in pigeon peas. 1999. Proc. Southern Weed Sci. Soc. p. 220-221.

Bidlack, J.E., S.C. Rao, P. Olson, and R. Cummings. 1993. Use of chickpea and pigeon pea in wheat - legume cropping systems of Oklahoma. Agron. Abstracts. p. 130.

Bidlack, J.E., S.C. Rao, P.E. Olson, R.J. Cummings, M. Mowrey, M.A. Willis, and H.J. Hoff. 1994. Chickpea and pigeon pea as part of wheat-legume cropping systems in Oklahoma. Univ. Central Okla. Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. MS5.

Buck, G. and J.E. Bidlack. 1993. Reliability of forest tree identification as determined by computer analysis using morphological and electrophoretic data. Univ. Central Okla. Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. 45.

Buck, G., and J.E. Bidlack. 1992. Forest tree identification through outcome analysis using electrophoretic and morphological data. Univ. Central Okla. Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. 58.

Burkey, S., J.E. Bidlack, J. Cheng, W. Dickson, T. Fairless, P. New, S. Pratt, R. Ravikumar, S. Southerland, and J. Stone. 2005. Technology central: how UCO faculty use technology to help students learn. Research Day Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. 17.

Carletti, A., and J.E. Bidlack. 1991. Integration of leguminous species to existing grass pastures. Proc. Cent. Grad. Col. Colloq. CSU, Edmond, OK. p. 73.

Clarke, C.R., and J.E. Bidlack. 1994. Yield and metabolism of sweet basil. Univ. Central Okla. Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. MS12.

Cowo, C., and J.E. Bidlack.  2013.  Use of algae to remove cadmium from aquatic environments.  Oklahoma Research Day, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK. 

DeArman, A.M., J.E. Bidlack, and D.L. Elmendorf. 2000. Humic acid as a soil amendment and its effects on soil microbial populations. Research Day Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. 69.

DeArman, A.M., E.F. Hise, J.E. Bidlack, and D.L. Elmendorf. 1999. Nutrient levels in unamended soil and soil amended with commercial soil additive or a humus additive. Research Day Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. 69.

Dinger, R.. C/ Cowo, J.B. Bidlack, E. Ralstin, and J.E. Bidlack.  2011.  Biomass and yield components of barley subjected to gibberellic and jasmonic acid treatments.  Oklahoma Research Day, Cameron University, Lawton, OK.

Elmer, A.M., and J.E. Bidlack. 1996. Organelle-specific enzymes related to chlorophyll biosynthesis in mutant soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.] lines. Proc. Univ. Res. Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. MS13.

Elmer, A.M., and J.E. Bidlack. 1994. Enzyme activities and isozyme banding patterns of key enzymes related to chlorophyll production in normal and chlorophyll-deficient soybean lines. Univ. Central Okla. Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. MS16.

Faw, J., W. Zajac-McConaghy, I. Taher, and J.E. Bidlack.  2017.  Nematode proliferation and potential for control in soybeans .  Oklahoma Research Day, Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Enid, OK.

FitzSimons, T., and J.E. Bidlack.  2010.  Use of plant pigments in dye-sensitized solar cells.  Oklahoma Research Day, Cameron University, Lawton, OK.

FitzSimons, T., M. Baigent, P. Kochie, and J. Bidlack.  2009.  Harnessing solar energy using photosynthetic and organic pigments.  Oklahoma Research Day, Northeastern  State University, Broken Arrow, OK.

Fuller, M., J.E. Bidlack, and F. Grosz. 1991. Molecular composition of cell-wall components and their influence on forage quality in diversified agronomic ecosystems. Proc. Cent. Grad. Col. Colloq. CSU, Edmond, OK. p. 67.

Graves, A., A. Satchell, S. Leke-Tambo, R. Scott, J. Whetsel, and J.E. Bidlack.  2014.   Assessment of the bile salt sensitivity gene locus in Escherichia coli.  Oklahoma Research Day, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK.

Graves, D., B. Tatum, W. Zajac-McConaghy, E. Murphy, B. Sutter, and J.E. Bidlack.  2015.  Continued investigations on use of plant pigments in photovoltaic cells.  Oklahoma Research Day, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK.

Greer, K., A. Middick, J.E. Bidlack, S.C. Rao, and C.T. MacKown. 2001. Herbicide residue effect after three years of a wheat-pigeon pea cropping system. Research Day Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. 67.

Grider, P., and J.E. Bidlack.  2011.  Bile salt sensitivity and gene transfer in Escherichia coli.  Oklahoma Research Day, Cameron University, Lawton, OK.

Hoggard, R., G. Hoggard, and J.E. Bidlack. 1991. Metabolic implications of phenylalanine ammonia lyase activity in relation to flavor strength in sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum) varieties. Proc. Cent. Grad. Col. Colloq. CSU, Edmond, OK. p. 72.

Johnson, M., H. Porter, A. Graves. J. Whetsel, M. Naifeh, D. McDeniel, and J.E. Bidlack.  2013.  height and biomass of a barley - soybean rotation subjected to gibberellic and jasmonic acid treatments.  Oklahoma Research Day, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK.

Jones, B., and J.E. Bidlack.  2013.  Continued investigations on use of dragon’s blood pigment in photovoltaic cells  Oklahoma Research Day, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK.

Jones, B., and J.E. Bidlack.  2011.  Durability of dragon's blood pigment in dye-sensitized photovoltaic cells.  Oklahoma Research Day, Cameron University, Lawton, OK.

Jones, B., M. Baigent, S. Reim, and J.E. Bidlack.  2010.  Incorporation of dragon’s blood pigment in dye-sensitized photovoltaic cells.  Oklahoma Research Day, Cameron University, Lawton, OK.

Jones, K., D. Shantz, J.E. Bidlack, S.C. Rao, and C.T. MacKown. 2000. Herbicide residue effect in a wheat- pigeon pea cropping system. Research Day Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. 80.

Lyon, M., and J.E. Bidlack.  2015.  Identification and characterization of the bile salt sensitivity mechanism in Escherichia coli.  Oklahoma Research Day, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK.

Middick, A., and J.E. Bidlack. 2001. Sources of nutrition for Venus' Trap. Research Day Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. 75.

Middick, A., K. Greer, J.E. Bidlack, S.C. Rao, and C.T. MacKown. 2001. Year three of weed control in pigeon peas. Research Day Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. 76.

Olson, P., and J.E. Bidlack. 1993. Metabolism, quality variation, and production aspects of natural pest control in sweet basil [Ocimum basilicum (L.)]. Univ. Central Okla. Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. 53.

Overall, L., N. Diekman, C. Pelchat, R. Kiddie, D. McWhorter, and J.E. Bidlack.  2004.  Use of plant pigment extracts for construction of thin film photovoltaic cells.  Research Day Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. 66.

Overall, L., R. Kiddie, E. Robinson, N. Diekman, D. Ellis, C. Pelchat, and J.E. Bidlack.  2005.  Use of plant pigments and algae to produce voltage in photovoltaic and self-sustaining bio-fuel cells. Research Day Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. 54.

Porter, H., and J.E. Bidlack.  2015.  Recreating spray pyrolysis: thin film solar cell methodology.  Oklahoma Research Day, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK.

Porter, H., B. Tetreault, B. Tatum, and J.E. Bidlack.  2014.  Further investigations of photovoltaic cells using plant pigments.  Oklahoma Research Day, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK.

Porter, H., B. Tetreault, and J.E. Bidlack.  2013.  Use of chloroplasts and anthocyanin in photovoltaic cells.  Oklahoma Research Day, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK.

Porter, M.A., and J.E. Bidlack. 2000. The effects of a cyclical water regimen and variable harvests on pigeonpea [Cajanas cajan (L.) Millsp.] morphology and biomass. Research Day Abstracts, Edmond OK. p. 90.

Porter, M.A., and J.E. Bidlack. 1997. Growth and yield in response to water and abscisic acid treatments of pigeon pea [Cajanas cajan (L.) Millsp.]. Univ. Res. Colloq., Edmond, OK. p. 58.

Porter, M.A., D.L. Elmendorf, and J.E. Bidlack. 1998. Development of an anatomical method for measuring vessel development in pigeon pea [Cajanas cajan (L.) Millsp.]. Proc. Univ. Res. Colloq., Edmond, OK. p. 36.

Rao, S.C., and J.E. Bidlack. 1996. Biomass yield and nitrogen content of pigeonpea grown during the summer fallow period of continuous winter wheat. Proc. 2nd Int. Crop Sci. Congress. p. 243.

Rao, S.C., J.E. Bidlack, P.E. Olson, and R.J. Cummings. 1993. Mining atmospheric nitrogen for growing crops. Univ. Central Okla. Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. 42.

Reim, S., A. Traylor, and J.E. Bidlack.  2010.  Gene transfer study related to bile salt sensitivity in mutant Escherichia coli strains.  Oklahoma Research Day, Cameron University, Lawton, OK.

Riley, C.N., D.L. Elmendorf, and J.E. Bidlack. 1999. Humate as a soil amendment. Research Day Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. 73.

Satchell, A., A. Graves, S. Leke-Tambo, R. Scott, J. Whetsel, and J.E. Bidlack.  2014.  Elucidation of the bile salt sensitivity gene locus in Escherichia coli.  Oklahoma Research Day, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK.

Satchell, A., J. Smith, S. Khodadashian, R. Aukema, J. DeShazer, K. Bartley, M. Lyon, and J.E., Bidlack.  2016. Exploring gene loci responsible for bile salt sensitivity and resistance in Escherichia coli Oklahoma Research Day, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK.

Satchell, A., J. Walling, and J. E. Bidlack.  2015.  Explication of the bile salt resistance gene locus in Escherichia coliOklahoma Research Day, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK.

Shantz, D., E. Petersen, J.E. Bidlack, S.C. Rao, and C.T. MacKown. 2000. Year two of weed control in pigeon peas. Research Day Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. 95.

Sung, M.C., and J.E. Bidlack. 1998. Biomass yield of corn [Zea mays (L.)] plants grown in cadmium-treated soil. Proc. Univ. Res. Colloq., Edmond, OK. p. 37.

Swink, T., and J.E. Bidlack. 1992. Syringaldazine oxidase activity in relation to lignin concentration in eastern gamagrass. Univ. Central Okla. Abstracts, Edmond, OK. p. 62.

Vaughan, J., and J.E. Bidlack. 1991. The genetical basis for the improvement of the forage quality of eastern gamagrass [Tripsacum dactyloides (L.) L.]. Proc. Cent. Grad. Col. Colloq., CSU, Edmond, OK. p. 57.

Zajac-McConaghy, W., J. Faw, I. Taher, M. Metts, J. Jarshaw, M. Littlefield, F. Osburn, L. Drescher, and J.E., Bidlack.  2016.  Use of jasmonic acid and salicylic acid to control harmful nematodes in soybeans.  Oklahoma Research Day, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK.

Professional and Community Involvement

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