Wood Research


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Personnel

David S Buckley
Professor
Forest ecology and silviculture

Burton C. (Burt) English
Professor
Production Economics

Amy Fulcher
Associate Professor
Sustainable ornamental plants

Frank A. Hale
Professor
Horticulture, Tobacco, Insects

David P. Harper
Associate Professor
Forest products

David Chester Mercker
Extension Specialist II
Extension forestry

Lori D. Osburn
Greenhouse Manager
Greenhouse Manager

Tiffany Thomas
Extension Agent

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

Alan S. Windham
Professsor

Mark T. Windham
Distinguished Professor

Timothy M. (Tim) Young
Professor
Process analytics

Kathleen E. Franzreb
Associate Professor
Upland hardwood ecology and management

Phillip Andrew Wadl
Associate Professor

Events

Woods and Wildlife, 10/16/2019

Woods and Wildlife Field Day, 10/16/2015

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

 

News

UT AgResearch and The Nature Conservancy to Partner on Working Woodlands, 11/26/2019

Commendations Corner - October 2019, 11/23/2019

Partnership between UT Institute of Agriculture and National University of Ireland Galway addresses Common Concerns Plaguing both Countries, 8/23/2019

Commendations Corner - July 2019, 7/9/2019

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

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

Hardwood Retention Tree Mortality in Burned and Unburned Areas Managed Using the Irregular Shelterwood Method.  Clabo, D. C, and W. K. Clatterbuck.  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.

Gate-to-gate environmental life cycle assessment of hardwood lumber production in Pakistan.  Hussain, M, T. Ahmad, A. Serafino, and A. M. Taylor.  2020.  International Journal of Global Warming.

Potential Detrimental Effects of Using Glyphosate for Hardwood Seedling Release.  Peairs, S. E., and W. K. Clatterbuck.  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.

Shortleaf Pine Underplanted in Naturally Occurring and Artificially Induced Hardwood Canopy Gaps.  Schubert, M.R., J. M. Zobel, and W. K. Clatterbuck.  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.

Statistical process control as a method for improvement for the treated wood industries.  Young, T. M., P. Lebow, S. Lebow, and A. M. Taylor.  2020.  Forest Products Journal.

Costing the supply chain of hardwood pulpwood forest operations.  Abbas, D., D. G. Hodges, and J. Heard.  2019.  Croation Journal of Forest Engineering, 40(1): 49 54.

Improving water use efficiency of containerized crops using biochar and irrigation scheduling through developing precision irrigation scheduling with a physiological-based and a substrate physical properties-based system.  Basiri Jahromi, N.  2019.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Evaluating the effect of coir amendment rates on plant water status of container-grown woody ornamentals.  Basiri Jahromi, N., A. Fulcher, F. R. Walker, and J. E. Altland.  2019.  SSSA, 115-9.

Improving water use efficiency of containerized crops using biochar and irrigation scheduling through developing precision irrigation scheduling with a physiological-based and a substrate physical properties-based system.  Basiri Jahromi, N., F. R. Walker, A. Fulcher, J. Altland, and N. S. Eash.  2019.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Biodiversity Survey and DNA Barcoding of the Phasiinae (Diptera: Tachinidae) of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, USA Blaschke, J. D., J. E. O'Hara, and J. K. Moulton.  2019.  Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 121: 115. [Abstract]

Acoustic monitoring of American Woodcock (Scolopax minor) in Tennessee.  Buck, E. J., and D. A. Buehler.  2019.  Annual meeting of the American Ornithological Societies, Anchorage, AK.

Low genetic diversity suggests the recent introduction of dogwood powdery mildew to North America C. R. Wyman, D. Hadziabdic Guerry, S. Boggess, T. A. Rinehart, A. S. Windham, P. A. Wadl, and R. N. Trigiano.  2019.  Plant Disease, Plant Dis. 103 (11): 2903-2912.