Timber Research


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Personnel

David P. Harper
Associate Professor
Forest products

David Chester Mercker
Extension Specialist II
Extension forestry

 

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Forestry Audit 
Tennessee's forests grow some of the best timber in the country. UT Extension researchers say when landowners properly manage their forests, there's a real environmental and economic benefit.


 

Recent Publications

Improving the performance of poles, piles, ties and timber with dual treatments.  Lloyd, J., A. M. Taylor, C. Brischke, N. Irby, and M. Manning.  2019.  IRG-WP 19-30735, Annual Meeting of the International Research Group on Wood Protection. Quebec CA.

Bringing Clarity to Rotation, Diameter, and Hardwood Maturity.  Mercker, D. C.  2019.  National Woodlands, Vol. 42, No. 2. [Abstract]

Timber Bid Ethics.  Mercker, D. C.  2019.  National Woodlands Magazine, Vol. 42, No. 4.

Livestock Grazing in Woodlands: Benefits, Detriments and Management Recommendations.  Mercker, D. C., and J. K. Smith.  2019.  University of Tennessee Extension, PB 1876. [Abstract]

Quick Cruising to Estimate Board Foot Volume of Standing Hardwood Timber.  Mercker, D. C., and S. Yang.  2019.  University of Tennessee Extension Publication.

Classifying Your Hardwood timber When Planning a Partial Harvest.  Mercker, D. C.  2018.  Alabama Treasured Forest, Vol. XXXVII. No. 2.

Productivity and profitability potential for non-native Eucalyptus plantings in the southern USA Stanturf J., T. M. Young, J. H. Perdue, D. Dougherty, M. Pigot, Z. Guo, and X. Huang.  2018.  Forest Policy and Economics, 97:210-222. [Abstract]

Durability of mass timber structures: A review of the biological risks.  Wang, J. Y., R. Sterling, P. I. Morris, A. M. Taylor, J. Lloyd, G. Kirker, S. Lebow, M. Mankowski, H. M. Barnes, and J. J. Morrell.  2018.  Wood and Fiber Science, 50(Special Issue):110-127.

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

Landowner's Guide to Timber Sale Contracts (revision).  Clatterbuck, W. K., and L. A. Tankersley.  2017.  UT Extension publication, PB 1607.

Measuring and ranking FM scenarios using particular multivariate and multi-criteria methods.  Hodges, D. G., L. Zadnik-Stirn, J. Krc, V. Leban, and S. M. Pezdevsek.  2017.  Interconnecting Forests, Science and People, p. 67, In: Book of Abstracts from 125th Anniversary Meeting of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations, Freiburg, Germany. [Abstract]

What a Long Strange Trip It's Been: A Look Back at 125 Years of Managerial Economics and Accounting.  Hodges, D. G., L. Zadnik-Stirn, W. Sekot, V. A. Hoeflich, and J. L. Peyron.  2017.  Interconnecting Forests, Science and People, p. 79, In: Book of Abstracts from 125th Anniversary Meeting of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations, Freiburg, Germany. [Abstract]