Seedlings Research


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


 

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Power Plant, 2/25/2016

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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.



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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.


 

Recent Publications

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]

The Influence Herbaceous Vegetation on Ectomycorrhizal Root Colonization and Nutrient Uptake.  Bauman, J., and J. A. Franklin.  2018.  Proceedings of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation, St. Louis, MO, June 3-7, 2018. [Abstract]

Hickory and Oak Growth Over 10 Years in Response to Initial Fertilization.  Franklin, J. A., and D. S. Buckley.  2018.  Proceedings of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation, St. Louis, MO, June 3-7, 2018. [Abstract]

Chapter 9: Planting Hardwood Tree Seedlings on Reclaimed Mine Land in the Appalachian Region Davis, V., J. A. Franklin, C. Zipper, and P. Angel.  2017.  The Forestry Reclamation Approach: Guide to Successful Reforestation of Mined Lands, M. B. Adams, Editor. [Abstract]

Age and Size Comparisons of Regenerating Shortleaf Pine Seedlings Burned Multiple Times in Ecosystem Restoration Areas.  Clabo, D.C., J. M. Guldin, and W. K. Clatterbuck.  2016.  Proceedings, 18th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference, Knoxville, TN, March 3-5, 2015. e-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-212. Asheville, NC: USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station: 422-428.

Establishment of American chestnuts (Castanea dentata) bred for blight (Cryphonectria parasitica) resistance: influence of breeding and nursery grading Clark, S. L., S. E. Schlarbaum, A. M. Saxton, and F. V. Hebard.  2016.  New Forests, 47(2): 243-270. [Abstract]

Response of planted northern red oak seedlings to regeneration harvesting, Midstory removal, and prescribed burning.  Clark, S. L., S. E. Schlarbaum, T. L. Keyser, C. J. Schweitzer, M. Spetich, D. Simon, and G. S. Warburton.  2016.  Proceedings of the 18th biennial southern silvicultural research conference., Knoxville, TN, March 3-5, 2015. e-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-212. Asheville, NC: USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 8p. [Abstract]

On seed transmissibility of Soybean vein necrosis-associated virus in symptomless seedlings Hajimorad, M. R.  2016.  Plant Health Progress, doi: 10.1094/PHP-LT-16-0801.

Mapping Daily Light Integrals for Greenhouse Production.  Logan, J., C. E. Sams, and J. Faust.  2016.  22nd Conference on Applied Climatology, New Orleans, LA, Jan 10-14, 2016. [Abstract]

Pollen gene flow and molecular identification of full-sib families in small and isolated population fragments of Gleditsia triacanthos L Owusu, S. A., S. E. Schlarbaum, J. E. Carlson, and O. Gailing.  2016.  Botany, 94(7): 523-532. [Abstract]

Sprouting Capability of Shortleaf Pine Seedlings Following Clipping and Burning: First-Year Results.  Clabo, D.C., and W. K. Clatterbuck.  2015.  Proceedings, 17th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference, Shreveport, LA, March 5-7, 2013. e-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-203. Asheville, NC: USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station. p. 137-142.

Effects of visual grading on northern red oak (Quercus rubra L.) seedlings planted in two shelterwood stands on the Cumberland Plateau of Tennessee, USA Clark, S. L., S. E. Schlarbaum, and C. J. Schweitzer.  2015.  Forests, 6(10): 3779-3798.