Hardwood Research


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Personnel

David S Buckley
Professor
Forest ecology and silviculture

David Chester Mercker
Extension Specialist II
Extension forestry

Kathleen E. Franzreb
Associate Professor
Upland hardwood ecology and management

Groups and Facilities


(6 mentions)

Hardwood Genomics Project 
Creating genomic resources for the most important hardwood species in North America.



(3 mentions)

Forest Products 
Drying, wood composites, manufacturing and sensors.



(2 mentions)

Tree Physiology 
Physical environment impact on the growth and function of native tree species.


Events

Tennessee Healthy Hardwoods 10 Year Anniversary Program, 4/25/2015

 

News

5 Things You Should Know about the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 8/9/2017

Five Things You Didn’t Know about the AgResearch & Education Center at Ames Plantation, 10/6/2015

Video


(2 mentions)

Mine Reclamation 
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.



(1 mention)

Shackelford Orchard 
Majestic oaks stand proudly next to towering pines. Stunning beauty in a peaceful setting - but what’s going on in this still forest is a decades-long research project.



(1 mention)

Forestry Audit 
Tennessee's forests grow some of the best timber in the country. UT Extension researchers say when landowners properly manage their forests, there's a real environmental and economic benefit.


 

Recent Publications

Hardwood Retention Tree Mortality in Burned and Unburned Areas Managed Using the Irregular Shelterwood Method.  Clabo, D. C, and W. K. Clatterbuck.  2020.  Proceedings, 20th Biennial Southern Silviculture Research Conference, Shreveport, LA, March 12-14, 2019. eGen Tech. Rep. SRS-XXX Asheville, NC: USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station. p. xxx-xxx.

Gate-to-gate environmental life cycle assessment of hardwood lumber production in Pakistan.  Hussain, M, T. Ahmad, A. Serafino, and A. M. Taylor.  2020.  International Journal of Global Warming.

Potential Detrimental Effects of Using Glyphosate for Hardwood Seedling Release.  Peairs, S. E., and W. K. Clatterbuck.  2020.  Proceedings, 20th Biennial Southern Silviculture Research Conference, Shreveport, LA, March 12-14, 2019. eGen Tech. Rep. SRS-XXX Asheville, NC: USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station. p. xxx-xxx.

Shortleaf Pine Underplanted in Naturally Occurring and Artificially Induced Hardwood Canopy Gaps.  Schubert, M.R., J. M. Zobel, and W. K. Clatterbuck.  2020.  Proceedings, 20th Biennial Southern Silviculture Research Conference, Shreveport, LA, March 12-14, 2019. eGen Tech. Rep. SRS-XXX Asheville, NC: USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station. p. xxx-xxx.

Costing the supply chain of hardwood pulpwood forest operations.  Abbas, D., D. G. Hodges, and J. Heard.  2019.  Croation Journal of Forest Engineering, 40(1): 49 – 54.

Improving water use efficiency of containerized crops using biochar and irrigation scheduling through developing precision irrigation scheduling with a physiological-based and a substrate physical properties-based system.  Basiri Jahromi, N.  2019.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Improving water use efficiency of containerized crops using biochar and irrigation scheduling through developing precision irrigation scheduling with a physiological-based and a substrate physical properties-based system.  Basiri Jahromi, N., F. R. Walker, A. Fulcher, J. Altland, and N. S. Eash.  2019.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Establishment and Early Development of Even-Age Shortleaf Pine-Hardwood Mixtures Using Artificially Regenerated Shortleaf Pine and Various Site Preparation and Release Treatments.  Clabo, D. C, and W. K. Clatterbuck.  2019.  Forest Science.

Restoration of Shortleaf Pine (Pinus echinata)-Hardwood Mixtures in Low Quality, Mixed, Upland Hardwood Stands Using Cluster Planting and Natural Regeneration.  Clabo, D. C, and W. K. Clatterbuck.  2019.  Forests.

Treatments for Improving Degraded Hardwood Stands.  Clatterbuck, W. K.  2019.  The Forestry Source, 24(11): 12-14.

Tree Response to Soil Treatments on Quarry Overburden.  Franklin, J. A., and D. S. Buckley.  2019.  Proceedings of the National Meeting of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation, Big Sky, MT., June 3–7, 2019. [Abstract]

Bringing Clarity to Rotation, Diameter, and Hardwood Maturity.  Mercker, D. C.  2019.  National Woodlands, Vol. 42, No. 2. [Abstract]