Wood Research


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Personnel

Burton C. (Burt) English
Professor
Production Economics

David P. Harper
Associate Professor
Forest products

Lori D. Osburn
Greenhouse Manager
Greenhouse Manager

Robert N. (Bob) Trigiano
Professor
Cell/tissue culture of ornamentals

Mark T. Windham
Distinguished Professor

Timothy M. (Tim) Young
Professor
Process analytics

David S Buckley
Professor
Forest ecology and silviculture

Frank A. Hale
Professor
Horticulture, Tobacco, Insects

Alan S. Windham
Professsor

David Chester Mercker
Extension Specialist II
Extension forestry

Kathleen E. Franzreb
Associate Professor
Upland hardwood ecology and management

Phillip Andrew Wadl
Associate Professor

Amy Fulcher
Associate Professor
Sustainable ornamental plants

Tiffany Thomas
Extension Agent

Events

Woods and Wildlife Field Day, 10/16/2015

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

Woods and Wildlife Field Day, 10/15/2014

 

News

UTRF Startup Develops Disease-Resistant Dogwoods for the Nursery Industry, 4/9/2018

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

Faculty Success Recognized at UT Research Foundation Innovation Awards, 4/23/2017

2016 Director's Awards Recipients Announced, 12/22/2016

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

Promotion and Tenure 2016, 9/29/2016

Fall 2016 Upcoming Events, 9/17/2016

Thorne and Wood Receive Directors' Award, 8/18/2016

Faculty 360 | Phillip Myer, 6/20/2016

New Ventures | Creative Agricultural Technologies, LLC, 2/25/2016

Video


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Center for Renewable Carbon 
AgResearchers at UT are developing ways of converting renewable carbon sources from plants into fuels and other products



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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

The future of wood trade and industry in Iran.  Khosravi, S., R. Maleknia, K. Adeli, R. Mohseni, and D. G. Hodges.  2018.  Iranian Wood and Paper Industry, In press.

Bark colonization of kiln-dried wood by the walnut twig beetle: Effect of wood location and pheromone presence Mayfield, A. E., J. Audley, R. Camp, B. Mudder, and A. M. Taylor.  2018.  Journal of Economic Entomology, 111:996-999.

Prospects of wood-based energy alternatives in revitalizing the economy impacted by market decline for traditional forest products: A case study in Middle Tennessee, USA Poudyal, N. C., O. Joshi, A. M. Taylor, and D. G. Hodges.  2018.  Forest Products Journal.

Dogwood anthracnose: the story continues Trigiano, R. N., D. Hadziabdic, K. Mantooth, M. T. Windham, B. H. Ownley, M. E. Staton, S. Miller, and N. Zhang.  2018.  Acta Horticulturae, 1191: 77-82. [Abstract]

Phytosanitary wood treatments for TCD and nursery stock colonization by the walnut twig beetle.  Audley, J., S. W. Myers, A. M. Taylor, W. E. Klingeman, S. W. Fraedrich, P. Merten, R. Camp, and A. E. Mayfield.  2017.  Thousand Cankers Disease Research and Management Operational Meeting, 14 June 2017, Lafayette, IN.

Forest Resources for Bioenergy.  Avila, G.S  2017.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Superficial firing of sawn wood for a long-lasting exterior use.  Barbu, M. C., R. Stelzer, K. Hikaru, and A. M. Taylor.  2017.  IUFRO 2017 Division 5 Conference & SWST 60th International Convention.

Chapter 6: Tree-Compatible Ground Covers for Reforestation and Erosion Control Burger, J., V. Davis, J. A. Franklin, C. Zipper, J. Skousen, C. Barton, and P. Angel.  2017.  The Forestry Reclamation Approach: Guide to Successful Reforestation of Mined Lands, M. B. Adams, Editor. [Abstract]

Thousand Cankers Disease: Virulence of Geosmithia morbida isolates and potential alternative vectors of the fungus.  Chahal, Karandeep  2017.  M.S. Thesis. [Abstract]

Genetic analyses reveal cryptic diversity in the native North American fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Solenopsis) Chialvo, P., D. Gotzek, D. D. Shoemaker, and K. Ross.  2017.  Systematic Entomology. [Abstract]

Cows and Trees in New Mexico: Using Cattle Behavior to Inform Piņon Juniper Woodland Management.  Cibils, A. F., C. Black-Rubio, R. L. Wesley, V. J. Prileson, M. N. Sawalhah, R. Endecott, J. T. Mulliniks, M. K. Petersen, S. H. Cox, and R. Dunlap.  2017.  Society of American Foresters.

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.