Seedlings Research


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


 

News

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

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]

Enhanced Nutrient Profiles of Culinary Herb Microgreens after Sodium Selenate Biofortification in Hydroponic Conditions.  Newman, G. N., Y. Moon, C. E. Sams, and N. L. Waterland.  2019.  HortScience, 54(9) S74. [Abstract]

Enhanced Nutrient Profiles of Culinary Herb Microgreens after Sodium Selenate Biofortification in Hydroponic Conditions.  Newman, R. G., Y. Moon, C. E. Sams, J. C. Tou, and N. L. Waterland.  2019.  HortScience, Hortscience 54(9) S74. [Abstract]

Virulence phenotypes on chili pepper for Phytophthora capsici isolates from Michoacán, Mexico Reyes-Tena, A., A. Castro-Rocha, and K. H. Lamour.  2019.  HORTSCIENCE. [Abstract]

RNASeq: virus infection alters terpenoid biosynthesis in Chenopodium quinoa.  Soltani, N., M. E. Staton, and K. D. Gwinn.  2019.  Phytopathology, Phytopathology 109:S2.184. American Phytopathological Society, Cleveland, OH. August 3-7. [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]

The Influence of 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]

Alternaria brassicicola–Brassicaceae pathosystem: insights into the infection process and resistance mechanisms under optimized artificial bio-assay Nowakowska, M., M. Wrzesińska, P. Kamiński, W. Szczechura, M. Lichocka, M. Tartanus, E. U. Kozik, and M. Nowicki.  2018.  European Journal of Plant Pathology, 153:131-151. [Abstract]

Identification of a locus in maize controlling response to a host-selective toxin derived from Cochliobolus heterostrophus, causal agent of Southern Leaf Blight Xiaodong, X., B. A. Olukolu, Q. Yang, and P. J. Balint-Kurti.  2018.  Theoretical Applied Genetics, 131(12):2601-2612. [Abstract]