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Burton C. (Burt) English
Production Economics

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

Mark T. Windham
Distinguished Professor

Timothy M. (Tim) Young
Process analytics

David S Buckley
Forest ecology and silviculture

Frank A. Hale
Horticulture, Tobacco, Insects

Alan S. Windham

David Chester Mercker
Extension Specialist II
Extension forestry

Kathleen E. Franzreb
Associate Professor
Upland hardwood ecology and management

Phillip Andrew Wadl
Research Assistant Professor

Tiffany Thomas
Extension Agent


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



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

UT Loses Longtime Family Member Lorna Norwood, 12/6/2012


1 mention

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

1 mention

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

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, In Press.

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 (i.

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.

Cows and Trees in New Mexico: Using Cattle Behavior to Inform Piñon 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.

Hazardous pollutants emissions and environmental impacts from fuelwood burned and synthetic fertilizers applied by tobacco growers in Pakistan.  Hussain, M, R. N. Malik, A. M. Taylor, and M. Puettmann.  2017.  Environmental Technology & Innovation.

Geospatial Economics of the Woody Biomass Supply in Kansas – A Case Study Khaliukova, O., D. Paull, S. Lewis-Gonzales, N. André, L. E. Biles, T. M. Young, and J. H. Purdue.  2017.  BioResources, 12(1):960-980.

Vegetation response to canopy disturbance and season of burn during oak woodland and savanna restoration in Tennessee.  Vander Yacht, A. L., S. A. Barrioz, P. D. Keyser, C. A. Harper, D. S. Buckley, D. A. Buehler, and R. D. Applegate.  2017.  Forest Ecology and Management, 390:187-202.

Effect of biochar on nutrient release and retention in container crops.  Basiri, N., F. R. Walker, A. Fulcher, and J. Altland.  2016.  Proceedings of Southern Nursery Association meeting. Athens GA. August 29 to 31, 2016.

Biochar affects nutrient leaching from container-grown woody plants with different water requirements.  Basiri, N., F. R. Walker, and A. Fulcher.  2016.  American Society of Horticultural Science Annual Conf., Atlanta GA. August 8 to 11, 2016.

Life cycle impacts of North American wood panel manufacturing.  Bergman, R., D. Kaestner, and A. M. Taylor.  2016.  Wood and Fiber Science, 48(2015 Convention, Special Issue), 2016, pp. 40-53.

Kansas ‘Woody’ Biomass Site Assessment Tool (KS BioSAT) Biles L. E., T. M. Young, D. Paull, S. Lewis-Gonzales, N. André, O. Khaliukova, J. H. Purdue, P. Miles, R. McCullough, and J. W. Bentley.  2016.  Final Report.

Evaluating Crop Tree Enhancement of Green Ash in a West Tennessee Hardwood Bottom from the Perspective of Crown Class.  Bowers, J. L., W. K. Clatterbuck, A. E. Houston, D. D. Tyler, and J. M. Zobel.  2016.  SRS Bottomland Hardwood Research Technical Meeting, Poster --- Stoneville, MS.