Pine Research


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Personnel

Mike Black
Research Leader I
Shortleaf pine

Groups and Facilities


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


 

News

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

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


 

Recent Publications

Shortleaf Pine (Pinus echinata, Pinaceae) Seedling Responses: Clipping and Burning Effects at Various Seedling Ages and Seasons.  Clabo, D. C, and W. K. Clatterbuck.  2019.  Torrey Botanical Society.

Restoration of Shortleaf Pine (Pinus echinata)-Hardwood Mixtures in Low Quality, Mixed, Upland Hardwood Stands Through Multi-Cohort Silviculture.  Clabo, D. C, and W. K. Clatterbuck.  2019.  Forestry.

Influence of Microtopography and Soil Treatments on Tree Establishment on a Reclaimed Quarry Franklin, J. A., and D. S. Buckley.  2019.  Forests, 10(7), 597; https://doi.org/10.3390/f10070597. [Abstract]

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]

Investigating the hydrologic and water quality performance of trees in bioretention mesocosms Tirpak, R. A., J. M. Hathaway, and J. A. Franklin.  2019.  Journal of Hydrology, 576:65-71. [Abstract]

Negative Interactions between Tree Seedlings and Non-Native Grasses in a Restoration Setting: Getting to the Root of the Problem.  Aldrovandi, M.  2018.  M.S. Thesis. [Abstract]

Using groundcover to Outcompete Tall Fescue (Festuca arundinacea ) without outcompeting tree seedlings on a legacy mine site.  Aldrovandi, M., and J. A. Franklin.  2018.  Proceedings of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation, St. Louis, MO, June 3-7, 2018. [Abstract]

Evaluating on-demand irrigation systems for container-grown woody plants grown in biochar-amended pine bark.  Basiri Jahomi, N., A. Fulcher, F. R. Walker, J. Altland, and N. S. Eash.  2018.  HortScience, 53(12):1-6. [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, F. R. Walker, A. Fulcher, J. Altland, and N. S. Eash.  2018.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Comparison of on-demand and conventional irrigation regimes for ‘Silver Dollar’ hydrangea grown outdoors in biochar amended pine-bark.  Basiri Jahromi, N., A. Fulcher, F. R. Walker, J. Altland, and W. C. Wright.  2018.  HortScience, 53S: in press.

Comparison of On-demand and Conventional Irrigation Regimes for 'Silver Dollar' Hydrangea Grown Outdoors in Biochar Amended Pine-bark.  Basiri Jahromi, N., F. R. Walker, A. Fulcher, J. Altland, and W. C. Wright.  2018.  Southern Nursery Assocaition Re. Conf. Vol 62.. [Abstract]

Growth Response, Mineral Nutrition, and Water Utilization of Containergrown-Woody Ornamentals Grown in Biochar-amended Pine Bark Basiri Jahromi, N., F. R. Walker, A. Fulcher, J. Atland, and W. C. Wright.  2018.  HortScience, 53(3):347–353. 2018. [Abstract]