Oak Research


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Personnel

David P. Harper
Associate Professor
Forest products

Patrick D. (Pat) Keyser
Professor
Native grasslands management

Kurt H. Lamour
Professor
Molecular Epidemiology

Fred Douglas Tompkins
Interim Dean

 

News

UTIA/MTSU Partnership Establishes Organic Forage Cropping Systems, 3/8/2018

Using Chickens as a Model to Reduce Obesity in Children, 2/1/2018

Faculty Success Recognized at UT Research Foundation Innovation Awards, 4/23/2017

Fire at the Forest Resources AgResearch and Education Center, 1/11/2017

Faculty 360 | Sindhu Jagadamma, 9/22/2016

New UTIA AgResearch Associate Deans Announced, 9/20/2016

Fall 2016 Upcoming Events, 9/17/2016

Our Fondest Memories: Our Tribute to John Hodges, 7/24/2016

Five Things You Didn't Know about the Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 5/24/2016

Summer 2016 Upcoming Events, 5/16/2016

Video


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Forest Research 
UT's Institute of Agriculture has research projects statewide to help landowners better manage their timber.



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Billy Minser Talks Fire Ecology Class 
Billy Minser talks about his fire ecology and management class while supervising his students at a controlled burn of an oak savannah in the Catoosa Wildlife Management Area


 

Recent Publications

What Do We Know About Oaks: Keystones of Oak Silviculture.  Clatterbuck, W. K.  2017.  Proceedings/Book, Upland Oak Symposium, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, October 24-26, 2017. e-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-xxx. Asheville, NC: USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station., p. xxx-xxx.

Implications of Frequent High Intensity Fire on the Long-Term Stability of Oak Barrens, Woodlands, and Savannas.  Clatterbuck, W. K., and R. L. Stratton Rollins.  2017.  Proceedings, 19th Biennial Southern Silviculture Research Conference, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA, March 14-16, 2017. e-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-xxx. Asheville, NC: USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station., p. xxx-xxx.

25-year effects of cutting and prescribed fire on northern red oak regeneration in Michigan oak and pine stands.  Granger, J. J., D. S. Buckley, T. L. Sharik, J. M. Zobel, W. W. DeBord, J. P. Hartman, J. G. Henning, T. L. Keyser, and J. M. Marshall.  2017.  Poster, Abstracts, Oak Symposium, Sustaining Oak Forests in the 21st Century through Science-based Management. October 24-26, 2017. Knoxville, TN.

Impacts of cattle, deer, small mammals, and drought on the persistence of bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa Michx.) savanna remnants in Central Nebraska.  Granger, J. J., S. J. Rothenberger, D. S. Buckley, and J. M. Zobel.  2017.  Natural Areas Journal, 37(1):58-68.

Major insect and mite pests of oak.  Hale, F. A.  2017.  EPP Note 479, UT Extension.

Prescribed fire effects on wildlife in eastern oak ecosystems.  Harper, C. A.  2017.  Oak Symposium: Sustaning Oak Forests in the 21st Century, Knoxville, TN.

Avian Abundance During Oak Savanna and Woodland Restoration in Tennessee.  Henderson, C. A., P. D. Keyser, D. A. Buehler, J. D. Clark, A. L. Vander Yacht, D. M. Simon, R. D. Applegate, and R. Jacobs.  2017.  The Auk: Ornithological Advances.

Avian Ecology During Oak Savanna and Woodland Restoration in the Mid-South.  Henderson, C.A.  2017.  M.S. Thesis, University of Tennessee, December, 2017, 124 pp.

Wildlife response to oak ecosystem restoration.  Keyser, P. D., A. W. Vander Yacht, C. A. Henderson, E. V. Willcox, M. R. Cox, D. A. Buehler, C. A. Harper, C. Kwit, and M. Stambaugh.  2017.  Oak Symposium: Sustaning Oak Forests in the 21st Century, Knoxville, TN, Oct 24-25, 2017.

Comparisons of Herbicides and Application Procedures to Promote Size of Advanced Oak and Yellow-Poplar Reproduction After Harvest.  Peairs, S. E., and W. K. Clatterbuck.  2017.  Proceedings, 19th Biennial Southern Silviculture Research Conference, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA, March 14-16, 2017. e-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-xxx. Asheville, NC: USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station., p. xxx-xxx.

Efficacy of methyl bromide and sulfuryl flouride against the oak wilt fungus in logs.  Seabright, K., A. Yang, M. Furtado, J. Juzwik, S. W. Myers, and A. M. Taylor.  2017.  Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Outreach annual conference.

Restoration of oak woodlands and savannas in Tennessee using canopy-disturbance, fire-season, and herbicides.  Vander Yacht, A. L., P. D. Keyser, C. A. Harper, D. S. Buckley, and A. M. Saxton.  2017.  Forest Ecology and Management, 406:351-360.