Bisoondat Macoon

Bisoondat Macoon

Research Professor
Facilities Coordinator

Forage Agronomy

Brown Loam Branch Experiment Station



Mailing Address:
1320 Seven Springs Road
Raymond, MS 39154
Mailing Address:
1320 Seven Springs Road
Raymond, MS 39154
Research/Extension Assignments:
  • Pasture and grassland management and utilization
  • Tuminant nutrition
  • Environmental issues associated with cattle production
  • Utilization of animal wastes in pasture systems
  • Grazing management of cool-season annual grasses
  • Examining the potential for alternative cool-season perennial grasses in the southern USA
  • Evaluation of production and persistence of alternative crops and legumes for pasture production
  • Agronomic management of lignocellulosic crops, including switchgrass, as feedstock for biofuel production

Education:
  • Ph.D., University of Florida
  • M.S., University of Florida
  • B.S., University of Guyana

Society Membership:
  • American Forage and Grassland Council
  • American Society of Agronomy
  • Crop Science Society of America
  • Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society of Agriculture
  • Mississippi Cattlemen’s Association
  • Mississippi Forage and Grassland Council
  • Mississippi Watershed Forum
  • Natural Resource and Conservation Service (NRCS) - Plant Materials Technical Committee
  • Soil and Crop Science Society of Florida
  • Southern Extension & Research Activity Information Exchange Group - 8: Tall Fescue Toxicosis and Endophyte Relations
  • Southern Pasture and Forage Crop Improvement Scientists

Publications

  • Albright, D., B. Burgess, J. Bullard, J. W. Burkhalter, T. W. Allen, D. L. Haire, J. T. Irby, B. Macoon, I. Pickett, D. B. Reginelli, J. A. White, A. M. Silva, W. Solomon, S. McQuirter. 2018. Mississippi Soybean Variety Trials, 2017. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin 517, Mississippi State University. Download
  • Burgess, B., J. Bullard, D. A. Braswell, S. Horton, E. J. Larson, B. Macoon, S. McQuirter, D. B. Reginelli, A. M. Silva, C. L. Stokes, J. A. White. 2018. Mississippi corn for grain hybrid trials, 2018. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin 533, Mississippi State University. Download
  • Burgess, B., J. Bullard, R. Ely, J. Gore, R. A. Henn, B. Macoon, J. M. Sarver, J. A. White, S. McQuirter. 2018. Mississippi peanut variety trials, 2017. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin 527, Mississippi State University. Download
  • Lee, D., E. Ablerle, E. Anderson, W. Anderson, B. S. Baldwin, D. Baltensperger, M. Barrett, J. Blumenthal, S. Bonos, J. Bouton, D. I. Bransby, C. Brummer, P. S. Burks, C. Chen, C. Daly, J. Egenolf, R. Farris, J. Fike, R. Gausooin, J. Gill, K. Gravois, M. Halbleib, A. Hale, W. Hanna, K. Harmoney, E. Heaton, R. Heiniger, L. Hoffman, C. Hong, V. Kakani, R. Kallenbach, B. Macoon, J. Medley, A. Missaoui, R. Mitchell, K. Moore, J. Morrison, G. Odvody, J. D. Richwine, R. Okoshi, J. Parrish, L. Quinn, E. Richard, W. Rooney, J. B. Rushing, R. Schnell, M. Sousek, S. Staggenborg, T. Tew, G. Uehara, D. Viands, T. Voigt, D. Williams, L. Williams, L. Wilson, A. Wycislo, Y. Yang, V. Owens. 2018. Biomass production of herbaceous energy crops in the United States: Field trial results and yield potential maps from the multiyear regional feedstock partnership. GCB Bioenergy 10: 698-716. Download
  • Burgess, B., J. Bullard, D. A. Braswell, J. M. Carson, S. Horton, E. J. Larson, B. Macoon, D. B. Reginelli, A. M. Silva, C. L. Stokes, J. A. White, S. McQuirter. 2017. Mississippi corn for grain hybrid trials, 2017. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Information Bulletin 524, Mississippi State University. Download
  • Seepaul, R., B. Macoon, K. R. Reddy, W. B. Evans. 2017. Harvest timing and N application rate effects on switchgrass yield, nutrient cycling, and partitioning. Journal of Plant Nutrition 40(9):1261-1276. Download
  • Solomon, J. K. Q., B. Macoon, D. J. Lang, R. C. Vann, S. Ward. 2017. Animal and forage responses on Maximus, a tetraploid cultivar vs Marshall, a diploid cultivar of annual ryegrass. Grass and Forage Science. Download
  • Solomon, J.K.Q., B. Macoon, D.J. Lang. 2017. Harvest management based on leaf stage of a tetraploid vs. a diploid cultivar of annual ryegrass. Grass and Forage Science 2017:1-14. Download
  • Burgess, B., J. Bullard, E. J. Larson, D. A. Braswell, J. M. Carson, S. Horton, B. Macoon, D. B. Reginelli, D. E. Rowe, C. L. Stokes. 2016. Mississippi corn for grain hybrid trials, 2016. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Information Bulletin 513, Mississippi State University. Download
  • Burgess, B., J. Bullard, J. W. Burkhalter, T. W. Allen, D. L. Haire, J. T. Irby, B. Macoon, D. B. Reginelli, D. S. Respess, D. E. Rowe, A. M. Silva, I. Pickett, W. Solomon. 2017. Mississippi soybean variety trials, 2016. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Information Bulletin 515, Mississippi State University. Download
  • Burgess, B., J. Bullard, N. B. Simmons, D. S. Respess, T. W. Allen, L. Stephens, D. B. Reginelli, D. E. Rowe, B. Macoon, A. M. Silva, D. L. Haire. 2015. Mississippi soybean variety trials, 2015. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Information Bulletin 504, Mississippi State University. Download
  • Burgess, B., J. Bullard, R. Ely, J. Gore, R. A. Henn, B. Macoon, D. E. Rowe, J. M. Sarver. 2016. Mississippi peanut variety trials, 2015. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Information Bulletin 505, Mississippi State University. Download
  • Burgess, B., T. W. Allen, J. L. Bibb, J. Bullard, J. M. Carson, D. L. Haire, B. Johnson, E. J. Larson, B. Macoon, D. B. Reginelli, D. S. Respess, D. E. Rowe. 2016. Mississippi wheat & oat variety trials, 2016. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Information Bulletin 511, Mississippi State University. Download
  • Seepaul, R., B. Macoon, K. R. Reddy, W. B. Evans. 2016. First harvest timing and nitrogen application rate effects on chemical composition and ethanol yield of switchgrass. Crop, Forage and Turfgrass Management 2(1). Download
  • Seepaul, R., B. Macoon, K. R. Reddy, W. B. Evans. 2016. Nitrogen application rate and genotype effects on switchgrass production and chemical characteristics. American Journal of Plant Science 7(3):533-546. Download
  • Burgess, B.A., J. Bullard, A. Braswell, J. Carson, R.S. Horton, E.J. Larson, B. Macoon, D.B. Reginelli, D.E. Rowe, C.L. Stokes, B.B. Johnson, T.W. Allen, W.P. Williams, and G.B. Triplett. 2015. Mississippi Corn for Grain Hybrid Trials, 2015. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin 502, Mississippi State University. 36 pp. Download
  • Burgess, B.A., J. Bullard, D. Haire, B. Macoon, D.B. Reginelli, D.S. Respess, D.E. Rowe, G.L. Sciumbato, M. Silva, N. Simmons, and J.D. Stephens. 2015. Mississippi Soybean Variety Trials, 2014. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin 494, Mississippi State University. 79 pp. Download
  • Burgess, B.A., J. Bullard, N. Simmons, D.S. Respess, T.W. Allen, J.D. Stephens, D.B. Reginelli, D.E. Rowe, B. Macoon, M. Silva, and D. Haire. 2015. Mississippi Soybean Variety Trials, 2015. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin 504, Mississippi State University. 69 pp. Download
  • Burgess, B.A., J. Bullard, R.M. Ely, R.A. Henn, D.E. Rowe, B. Macoon, C.L. Stokes, and J. Sarver. 2015. Mississippi Peanut Variety Trials, 2014. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin 492, Mississippi State University. 17 pp. Download
  • Burgess, B.A., J. Bullard, T.W. Allen, A. Braswell, J. Carson, D. Haire, S. Hankins, B.B. Johnson, E.J. Larson, B. Macoon, D.B. Reginelli, and D.E. Rowe. 2015. Mississippi Wheat and Oat Variety Trials, 2015. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin 500, Mississippi State University. 43 pp. Download
  • Burgess, B.A., J. Bullard, B. Macoon, N. Simmons, B.J. Varner, D.B. Reginelli, D.S. Respess, D.E. Rowe, G.L. Sciumbato, M. Silva, and J.D. Stephens. 2014. Mississippi Soybean Variety Trials, 2013. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin #IB494, Mississippi State University. Download
  • Burgess, B.A., J. Bullard, R.S. Horton, E.J. Larson, C.L. Stokes, D.B. Reginelli, A. Braswell, J. Carson, B. Macoon, and D.E. Rowe . 2014. Mississippi Corn For Grain Hybrid Trials, 2014. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin #IB490, Mississippi State University. Download
  • Burgess, B.A., T.W. Allen, D.S. Respess, J. Bullard, B.B. Johnson, E.J. Larson, J. Carson, D.B. Reginelli, D.E. Rowe, A. Braswell, B. Macoon, and D. Haire. 2014. Mississippi Wheat and Oat Variety Trials, 2014. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin #IB487, Mississippi State University. Download
  • Seepaul, R., B. Macoon, K.R. Reddy, and W.B. Evans.2014. Harvest Frequency and Nitrogen Effects on Yield, Chemical Characteristics, and Nutrient Removal of Switchgrass. Agronomy Journal, Vol. 106(5):1805-1816. Download
  • Solomon, J.K.Q., B. Macoon, D.J. Lang, R.C. Vann, S. Ward. 2014. Cattle grazing preference among tetraploid and diploid annual ryegrass cultivars. Crop Science 54:430-438. Download
  • Burgess, B.A., J. Bullard, J. Carson, R.S. Horton, E.J. Larson, B. Macoon, D.B. Reginelli, D.E. Rowe, J.L. Singleton, C.L. Stokes, and B.J. Varner. 2013. Mississippi Corn for Grain Hybrid Trials, 2013. MAFES Information Bulletin, p. 27. Download
  • Seepaul, R., B. Macoon, K.R. Reddy. 2012. Ecotypic differences in switchgrass seed germination responses to in vitro osmotic water stress. Seed Technology 34:173-181.
  • Solomon, J., B. Macoon, D.J. Lang, R.C. Vann. 2012. Grazing behavior of steers on different annual ryegrass and white clover forage systems. Crop Science 52(6):2830-2838. Download
  • Hubbard, A.S., J.A. Parish, B. Macoon, R.C. Vann, J.R. Parish. 2011. Agronomic performance, plant morphology, and nutritive value among three prairie bromegrass entries. Forage and Grazinglands.
  • Seepaul, R., B. Macoon, K.R. Reddy, B.S. Baldwin. 2011. Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) intraspecific variation and thermotolerance classification using in vitro seed germination assay. American Journal of Plant Sciences 2(2):134-147. Download
  • Solomon, J., B. Macoon, D.J. Lang, J.A. Parish, R.C. Vann. 2011. A novel approach to grass-legume management. Crop Science 51(4):1865-1876. Download