General Plant Pathology and Integrated Pest Management
Office Location: 220 Plant Sciences Building
Office Phone: (865) 974-7958
Ph.D., University of Tennessee (Knoxville), Major: Plant Sciences
M.S., University of Tennessee (Knoxville), Major: Plant Pathology
B.S., University of Tennessee (Martin), Major: Agriculture Science
Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP)
Pest Management Information Network and Distance Diagnostics
Burley Tobacco Disease Control
Research Interests:
Aronia "Chokeberry' Production
Burley Tobacco Disease Control
Olive Production and Pest Control
Stevia Production
Truffle Production

Representative Publications: 

Bird Control. BDC PB1665. Updated insert for publication.

Wood Destroying Organisms. WDO. 2014. PB1703.

Parkman and Hensley. 2014. Sewer Line Treatment, Category 16. PB1680.

Tennessee Department of Agriculture. 2014. Tennessee’s Laws and Regulations. EPP792.

Kentucky/Tennessee Tobacco Production Guide. 2013. The University of Tennessee Extension Service. PB1782. http://www2.ca.uky.edu/agc/pubs/id/id160/id160.pdf.

Hale, F. A., A. S. Windham, J. F. Grant, D. D. Hensley, J. B. Oliver, and S. Powell. 2013. The escalating cost of high impact invasive pests. Southern Nursery Research Conference, Vol 58 pp 108-112, Atlanta, GA, Aug 5-6, W. Klingeman ed.

Windham, A. S., F. A. Hale, D. D. Hensley, and D. K. Joines. 2013. Using Social Media for Ornamental Plant Pathology and Entomology Extension Education. Southern Nursery Research Conference, Vol 58:pp220-222, Atlanta, GA, Aug 5-6, N. Gawel ed.

Hale, F. A., S. D. Powell, J. F. Grant, M. T. Windham, E. A. Long, D. D. Hensley, B. W. Kauffman, and A. S. Windham. 2011. Invasive Pest Detections in Tennessee. National Plant Diagnostics Network website.

Donald, P.A., R. Heinz., E. Bernard, D. Hershman, D. Hensley, S. Flint-Garcia, R. Joost. 2012. Distribution, Host Status and Potential Sources of Resistance to Vittatidera zeaphila. Nematropica 42:91-95.

Burgess, G., S. Bost, and D. Hensley. 2010. Tobacco Pest Control. SP91, The University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service.

Littlefield, L.J., Y.-H. Li, and D.D. Hensley. 2007. Smut and rust diseases. Pages 171-184 in: Plant Pathology Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, Second Edition. R.N. Trigiano, M.T. Windham, and A.S. Windham, eds. Francis & Taylor, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

Anonymous. 1990 - 2010. Insect and Plant Disease Control Manual, E&PP INFO 67, The University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service.

Hensley, D.D. 2005. Sinigrin Content and Allyl Isothiocyanate Concentration of Whole Ground Mustard Meal and The Ability of Allyl Isothiocyanate to Inhibit Growth of Phytophthora parasitica var. nicotianae, Meloidogyne incognita and Possible Factors Affecting its Action. Dissertation.

Hensley, D.D. 2003. Disease Management in Transplant Production. In: Burley Tobacco Production in Tennessee. D.J. Fowlkes, ed.

D. Hensley. 1999. Black Shank of Tobacco. SP277Q, The University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service.