Oak Research


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Personnel

David P. Harper
Associate Professor
Forest products

Patrick D. (Pat) Keyser
Professor
Native grasslands management

Kurt H. Lamour
Professor
Molecular Epidemiology

 

News

2019 AgResearch Director’s Awards, 11/5/2019

White Oak on the UTIA Indian Mound Listed as an Historic Tree, 10/15/2018

FedEx Corp. Pledges Challenge Grant in Support of Youth Education at Lone Oaks Farm, 9/13/2018

UTIA/MTSU Partnership Establishes Organic Forage Cropping Systems, 3/8/2018

Using Chickens as a Model to Reduce Obesity in Children, 2/1/2018

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

Fire at the Forest Resources AgResearch and Education Center, 1/11/2017

Faculty 360 | Sindhu Jagadamma, 9/22/2016

New UTIA AgResearch Associate Deans Announced, 9/20/2016

Fall 2016 Upcoming Events, 9/17/2016

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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Billy Minser Talks Fire Ecology Class 
Billy Minser talks about his fire ecology and management class while supervising his students at a controlled burn of an oak savannah in the Catoosa Wildlife Management Area


 

Recent Publications

The Potential for Extending the Natural Range of Cherrybark Oak (Quercus pagoda Raf.) on Appropriate Sites.  Clatterbuck, W. K.  2020.  Proceedings, 20th Biennial Southern Silviculture Research Conference, Shreveport, LA, March 12-14, 2019. eGen Tech. Rep. SRS-XXX Asheville, NC: USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station. p. xxx-xxx.

Cherrybark Oak (Quercus pagoda Raf.) Seven-Year Growth Response in Intermixed Species Competitive Neighborhoods.  Schubert, M.R., W. K. Clatterbuck, and J. M. Zobel.  2020.  Proceedings, 20th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference, Shreveport, LA, March 12-14, 2019. eGen Tech. Rep. SRS-XXX Asheville, NC: USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station. p. xxx-xxx.

Novel Methodology to Form Micro- and Nano-Plastics from Agricultural Plastic Materials and their Dimensional, Thermal, and Chemical Characterization.  A. F. Astner, D. G. Hayes, H. M. O'Neill, B. R. Evans, S. V. Pingali, V. S. Urban, and T. M. Young.  2019.  BioEnvironmental Polymer Society Annual Meeting, Greenville, SC, 5-7 June 2019. [Abstract]

Novel methodology to form micro- and nano-plastics from agricultural plastic materials and their dimensional, thermal and chemical characterization Astner, A. F., D. G. Hayes, H. M. O'Neill, B. R. Evans, S. V. Pingali, V. S. Urban, and T. M. Young.  2019.  Science of the Total Environment, 685: 1097-1106. [Abstract]

Effects of fertilization and crown release on white oak (Quercus alba) masting and acorn quality.  Brooke, J.M., J. L. Birchhead, M. A. Lashley, J. M. McCord, J. S. Nanney, and C. A. Harper.  2019.  Forest Ecology and Management, 433:305-312.

What Do We Know About Oaks: Keystones of Oak Silviculture.  Clatterbuck, W. K.  2019.  Proceedings/Book, Upland Oak Symposium, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, October 24-26, 2017. e-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-237. Asheville, NC: USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station., p. 3-12.

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]

Prescribed fire effects on wildlife in eastern oak ecosystems.  Harper, C. A., W. M. Ford, M. A. Lashley, C. E. Moorman, and M. C. Stambaugh.  2019.  USDA Forest Service Gen Tech Report.

Wildlife response to oak ecosystem restoration.  Keyser, P. D., D. A. Buehler, C. A. Harper, and C. Kwit.  2019.  USDA Forest Service Gen Tech Report.

Targeting deer and turkeys with fire in eastern oaks.  Lashley, M. A., and C. A. Harper.  2019.  Fire in Eastern Oaks Conference.

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]