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Mike Black
Research Leader I
Shortleaf pine

Groups and Facilities

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Center for Native Grasslands Management 
Research includes forage production, biofuels production, restoration of native grassland communities, and wildlife conservation.



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

Taking a Next Step Toward a Biobased Economy, 11/7/2016

Director Appointed for National Shortleaf Pine Initiative, 11/11/2014


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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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Wood for Biomass 
Tennessee's vast forests might someday be used for biomass.


Recent Publications

Behavioral responses of Pityophthorus juglandis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) to volatiles of black walnut and Geosmithia morbida, the causal agent of thousand cankers disease Blood, B, W. E. Klingeman, M. Paschen, D. Hadziabdic, J. Couture, and M. Ginzel.  2018.  Environmental Entomology, (x) 1-10. [Abstract]

Survival, Growth, and Establishment of Planted Shortleaf Pine and Natural Hardwood Regeneration on Scarified Areas in Partially Cut Stands.  Clabo, D.C., 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.

Establishing Mixed Shortleaf Pine-Hardwood Stands.  Clatterbuck, W. K.  2017.  Southern Regional Extension Forestry (SREF), SLPI-09, www.shortleafpine.net.

Anticancer properties of rsin isolated from Sciadopitys verticillata.  D. I. Yates, H. A. Miller, III, J. S. Foster, T. A. Ford, and K. D. Gwinn.  2017.  Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Cancer Research Symposium., Knoxville, TN. (February 23, 2017). [Abstract]

Evaluating methyl bromide and alternative fumigants on pinewood nematode for application in U.S. log exports.  Furtado, M., S. W. Myers, A. M. Taylor, and A. Uzunovic.  2017.  Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Outreach annual conference.

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.

Beneficial effects of Trametes versicolor pretreatment on saccharification and lignin enrichment of organosolv-pretreated pinewood.  Kandhola, G., K. Rajan, N. Labbe, S. C. Chmely, N. Heringer, J. W. Kim, E. E. Hood, and D. J. Carrier.  2017.  RSC Advances, 7, 45652 - 45661.

A spatial economic analysis of Pinus taeda (loblolly pine) for short- rotation woody crops.  Perdue J. H., J. Stanturf, T. M. Young, X. Huang, D. Doughetry, M. Pigott, and Z. Guo.  2017.  Forest Policy and Economics, 83:146-155.

Growth potential of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) for reforestation in the lake states region of the USA.  Pike, C., M. Reinikainen, A. Stefanski, J. M. Zobel, and J. Warren.  2017.  Minnesota Forestry Research Notes No. XXX, St. Paul, MN: University of Minnesota,Department of Forest Resources. IN PRESS.

Efficacy of spinetoram insecticide against thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in seedling cotton, Gossypium hirsutum L.  Siebert, M. W., et al., and S. D. Stewart.  2017.  Journal of Cotton Science.

Comprehensive biometric development of shortleaf pine on the Cumberland Plateau.  Zobel, J. M., J. J. Granger, and M. R. Schubert.  2017.  Poster, Department of Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries, University of Tennessee. Presented on November 16, 2017 at the Society of American Foresters National Convention, Albuquerque, NM.

Effects of Temperature and Equivalence Ratio on Mass Balance and Energy Analysis in Loblolly Pine Oxygen Gasification Abdoulmoumine, N., A. Kulkarni, S. Adhikari, and S. Taylor.  2016.  Energy Science and Engineering, 4:256268.