Poplar Research


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Groups and Facilities


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


 

News

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

UT and Genera Energy Harvest Hybrid Poplar Toward Biobased Economy, 3/3/2016

Five Things You Didnít Know about the East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 2/25/2016

Video


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Renewable Carbon Tree Harvest 
Trees that we harvest can become our fuel, energy, and industrial products. Finding the best materials for this purpose is part of the mission for UT's Center for Renewable Carbon.


 

Recent Publications

Gains in biomass and biofuel from engineered switchgrass and poplar with downregulated Galacturonosyltransferase (GAUT)4 Natzke, K. Winkeler, et al., C. N. Stewart, Jr., and D. Mohnen.  2018.  Nature Biotechnology, 36: 249-257.

Oak and Yellow-Poplar Response to Pre-Commercial Chemical Applications After Clearcutting A High-Graded Hardwood Stand on the Western Highland Rim of Tennessee.  Peairs, S. E.  2018.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Preliminary 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.  2018.  Proceedings, 19th Biennial Southern Silviculture Research Conference, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA, March 14-16, 2017. e-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-234. Asheville, NC: USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station., p. 19-23.

Evaluation of Energy Crop Hybrid Poplar for Non-energy Application.  Wang, S., Y. Wang, X. Wang, H. Chen, N. Labbe, T. G. Rials, and A. Ragauskas.  2018.  The International Conference on Renewable Energy 2018, April 25-27, 2018, Barcelona, Spain.

Extraction and characterization of lignin-containing cellulose nanofibers from hybrid poplar.  Wang, X., H. Chen, X. Feng, Q. Zhang, N. Labbe, J. Huang, S. Wang, and Y. Zhang.  2018.  4th International Congress on Planted Forests, October 23 -27 2018. China National Convention Centre, Beijing, China.

Interactions of Lumbricus terrestris with polyethylene and biodegradable plastic mulch in soil, Zhang, L., H. Y., Sintim, A. Bary, D. G. Hayes, L. C. Wadsworth, M. Anunciado, and M. Flury.  2018.  Sciuence of the Total Environment, 635 (1): 1600-1608. [Abstract]

Gains in biomass and biofuel from engineered switchgrass and poplar with downregulated Galacturonosyltransferase (GAUT)4.  Biswal, A.K., M. A. Atmodjo, M. Li, H. Baxter, C. G. Yoo, Y. Pu, Y. C. Lee, M. Mazarei, I. M. Black, J. Y. Zhang, H. Ramanna, A. L. Bray, Z. R. King, P. R. LaFayette, S. Pattathil, B. S. Donohoe, S. S. Mohanty, D. Ryno, K. Yee, O. A. Thompson, M. Rodriguez, Jr., A. Dumitrache, J. Natzke, K. Winkeler, C. Collins, X. Yang, L. Tan, R. W. Sykes, A. Ziebell, G. B. Turner, S. R. Decker, M. G. Hahn, B. H. Davison, M. F. Davis, R. S. Nelson, W. A. Parrott, C. N. Stewart, Jr., and D. Mohnen.  2017.  Nature Biotechnology.

The Curious Silvical Characteristics of Yellow-Poplar; Fusarium Canker of Yellow-Poplar; Why Not Accept Yellow-Poplar on Favorable Sites (3 articles).  Clatterbuck, W. K.  2016.  FWF Extension Update.

Investigating the quality of hybrid poplar as a biochemical feedstock for bioenergy production.  Kim, K., C. Hamilton, J. McCord, T. G. Rials, and N. Labbe.  2016.  IBSS Meeting, Knoxville, TN, July 27-28, 2016.

Regional Economic Impacts of Biochemical and Pyrolysis Biofuel Production in the Southeastern US: A Systems Modeling Approach Lambert, D. M., B. C. English, R. J. Menard, and B. S. Wilson.  2016.  Agricultural Sciences, Volume 7, pp 407-419. [Abstract]

Evaluation of Total Mercury and Methylmercury Concentrations of Terrestrial Invertebrates Along Lower East Fork Poplar Creek in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.  Standish, C. L.  2016.  M.S. Thesis.

A study of poplar organosolv lignin after melt rheology treatment as carbon fiber precursors.  Sun, Q., R. Khunsupat, K. Akato, J. Tao, N. Labbe, N. Gallego, J. J. Bozell, T. G. Rials, G. Tuskan, T. Tschaplinski, A. K. Naskar, Y. Pu, and A. Ragauskas.  2016.  Green Chemistry, 18, 5015-5024.