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F. Lee Ellis
Research Associate
East TN Research and Education Center


Lee is a Research Associate with the East Tennessee Research and Education Center where he has worked since 1979.  His responsibilities include planning, implementation and management of research projects.  His responsibilities also include the management of land resources, facilities, equipment and personnel.  He has experience with a wide variety of plant research including vegetables, fruit crops, row crops, forage crops and turfgrass. A specialized area of interest of his is the utilization of Global Positioning Systems and Geographic Information Systems as related to Agricultural Research.  He received an A.S. degree in Marine Science from Florida Institute of Technology and a B.S. degree in Plant and Soil Science from The University of Tennessee.