Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center
Research Work Unit NRS-14
Our research mission
is to develop genetic, molecular, and tissue culture technologies and forest and nursery management guidelines for improvement of central hardwood forest productivity. more>>
Our Research Areas
We are :
Developing hardwood (oak and walnut) molecular markers for use in determination of genetic quality and population structure of current natural forests and plantations, and quantitative genes in superior hardwood trees. more>>
Our Latest Products
Lawson, S.S., Pijut, P.M., and Michler, C.H. 2013. Species selection in hardwoods research: variations in baseline physiological responses of select temperate hardwood tree species. Journal of Forestry Research 24(2): 285-292.
Swihart, R.K., Saunders, M.R., Kalb, R.A., Haulton, G.S., Michler, C.H. 2013. The Hardwood Ecosystem Experiment: a framework for studying responses to forest management. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-108. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station 350 p.
Yu, X., Bai, G., Liu, S., Luo, N., Wang, Y., Richmond, D.S., Pijut, P.M., Jackson, S.A., Yu, J., and Jiang, Y. 2013. Association of candidate genes with drought tolerance traits in diverse perennial ryegrass accessions. Journal of Experimental Botany 64 (6):1537-1551.
Beheler, B.D., and Michler, C.H. 2013. Herbicide practices in hardwood plantings. In: Van Sambeek, J.W.; Jackson, E.A.; Coggeshall, M.V.; Thomas, A.L.; Michler, C.H. eds. Managing fine hardwoods after a half century of research: Proceedings of the Seventh Walnut Council Research Symposium; 2011 August 1-3; Madison, WI. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-115. Newtown Square, PA; U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: p. 68-83.
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