University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Michael D. Mullen

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Directions to University of Kentucky, Lexington, KYUniversity of Kentucky, PSS
Campus LocationAg. Science Bldg. North
1100 Nicholasville Road (Office:N6)
Lexington, KY 40546-0091
Phone(859) 257-3469
Fax(859) 257-5212


Soil Biology and Biochemistry, Soil Science Education

PhD: Soil Science, North Carolina State University, 1987. MS: Agronomy, Purdue University, 1984. BS: Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, Purdue University, 1981.

Teaching in areas of soil sciences, environmental sciences. Research interests in soil microbial diversity and soil quality in terrestrial ecosystems, impacts of agricultural management practices on soil productivity.

Associate Dean for Academic Programs, June 2004 to present. UK College of Agriculture. Professor, 2007 to present, Associate Professor, June 2002 to 2007, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Kentucky. Assistant/Associate Professor, 1993 to 2002, Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Assistant Professor, 1989 to 1993, University of Tennessee at Martin.

Other Professional Activities

Chair - Council of Soil Science Examiners Board of Directors - North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture



This person page last updated on 2013-01-22

Research/Teaching Publications

    Refereed Journal Articles

    Devine, W.D., Tyler, D.D., Mullen, M.D., Houston, A.E., Joslin, J.D., Hodges, D.G., Tolbert, V.R. and Walsh, M.E. 2005. Conversion from an American Sycamore (platanus occidentalis L.) biomass crop to a no-till corn (Zea mays L.) system: crop yields and management implications. Soil and Tillage Research, 87:101-111
    Devine, W.D., M.D. Mullen, D.D. Tyler, A.E. Houston, J.D. Joslin, D.G. Hodges, V.R. Tolbert, and M.E. Walsh. 2004. Conversion from a Sycamore Biomass Crop to a No-till Corn System: Effects on Soils. Soil Science Society of American Journal, 68: 225-233
    Mullen, M.D. 2004. Phosphorus in soils: Biological interactions. In, (D. Hillel, ed.), Encyclopedia of Soils in the Environment. Elsevier Ltd., Oxford, UK. Vol. 3: 210-215.
    Raman, D.R., E.L. Williams, A.C. Layton, R.T. Burns, J.P. Easter, A.S. Daugherty, M.D. Mullen, and G.S. Sayler. 2004. Estrogen Content of Dairy and Swine Wastes. Environmental Science and Technology, 38: 3567-3573.

    Progress Reports

    Mullen, M.D. 2004. Transformations of phosphorus and other elements. In, (D. Sylvia et al., ed.) Principles and Applications of Soil Microbiology, 2e. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle, NJ. Pp. 463-488.