We get half our electricity from coal, but getting to coal underground sometimes means we have to cut down trees. UTIA researchers are working to bring new vegetation to former mining sites.
Applying genomic resources to restoration of an iconic forest tree, the American chestnut.
Staton, M. E. 2016.
Plant and Animal Genome Conference, Translational Genomics Session. San Diego, CA.
Genome Organization and Cyto-Molecular Map of Chestnut.
Islam-Faridi, N., M. Majid, T. Zhebentyayeva, L. Georgi, N. Cannon, M. E. Staton, F. Hebard, P. Sisco, J. Carlson, and D. Nelson. 2015.
33rd Southern Forest Tree Improvement Committee proceedings.
The chestnut genome browser.
Staton, M. E., N. Cannon, and J. Carlson. 2015.
Schatz Tree Genetics Colloquium.
How bioinformatics is helping to restore the American Chestnut: next generation sequencing, data mining and online resources.
Staton, M. E., N. Cannon, J. Davitt, N. Henry, M. Cook, and J. Carlson. 2015.
American Society of Plant Biologists Southern Section.
Tree Biotechnology: Chestnut.
Nelson, C. D., W. A. Powell, S. A. Merkle, J. E. Carlson, F. V. Hebard, N. Islam-Faridi, M. E. Staton, and L. Georgi. 2014.
Tree Biotechnology, Tree Biotechnology, Chapter 1. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA.
A Guide for Matching Oak Species with Sites During Bottomland Restoration.
Mercker, D. C. 2013.
Abstract. Proceedings of the 18 Central Hardwoods Conference., USDA Forest Service General Technical Report. NRS-P-117.
Making history: Field testing of blight-resistant American chestnut (Castanea dentata) in the southern region.
Clark, S. L., S. E. Schlarbaum, A. M. Saxton, and F. V. Hebard. 2011.
In: Proceedings, 17th Central Hardwood Forest Conference., Fei, S., Lhotka, J.M., Stringer, J.W., Gottschalk, K.W. Miller, G.W. eds. USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-78:657.