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Virginia Sykes

Asst. Professor, Agronomy and Corn and Soybean Variety Testing Coordinator

Department of Plant Science

347 Ellington Plant Sciences Building

2431 Joe Johnson Drive

Knoxville, TN 37996-4561

Phone: (865) 974-7285

Fax: (731) 425-4720



Dr. Sykes is an Assistant Professor in Plant Sciences serving as the coordinator for the corn and soybean agronomic variety testing program. This program provides important information on state-wide cultivar performance to Tennessee producers. Results from these trials can be found at