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Posted on June 29th, 2022 in Forestry, Timber Marketing, Woodlands | No Comments »

Drone outside of forest, potential for collaboration with Digital Forestry.The Hardwood Tree Improvement & Regeneration Center (HTIRC) continues to share top forest research as scientists, experts and partners further the mission of tree improvement, management, and protection of hardwood forests. The most recent HTIRC Annual Report is now available and includes research, stakeholders and outreach:

  • Center for Advanced Forestry Systems (CAFS) 2021
  • HTIRC Annual Meeting Highlights Potential for Digital Forestry
  • Aerial Tree Inventory With LiDAR and UAS Images
  • Monitor Stress Epidemiology
  • Precision Management: Geo-referenced and Image-assisted Biometric Evaluation, Log and Lumber Processing Optimization with CT Scanning
  • Improving Establishment Practices of Pure and Mixed Hardwood Plantations by Refining Soil Suitability Indices for Black Walnut
  • Natural and Artificial Regeneration Growth Response of White Oak Across Light and Understory Competition Gradients (Year 3)
  • Productivity-Diversity Relationships in Hardwood Plantation

Plus much more: HTIRC 2021 Annual Report.

If you would like to subscribe and receive the e-newsletter visit HTIRC e-Newsletter.

The mission of the HTIRC is to advance the science and application of tree improvement, management, and protection of hardwood forests, with emphasis in the Central Hardwood Forest Region (CHFR). They seek to develop research and technology-transfer programs that provide knowledge focused on the establishment and maintenance of sustainable, genetically diverse native forests and the development of highly productive woodlands that provide a wide array of products and services.

Other resources:
Tropical HTIRC
An Introduction to Trees of Indiana, The Education Store, Purdue Extension resource center
Native Trees of the Midwest, The Education Store
Shrubs and Woody Vines of Indiana and the Midwest, The Education Store
ID That Tree, Playlist, Subscribe to Purdue Extension – Forestry and Natural Resources YouTube Channel
A Woodland Management Moment, Playlist, Purdue Extension – FNR YouTube Channel
Investing in Indiana Woodlands, The Education Store
Forest Improvement Handbook, The Education Store
Finding help from a professional forester, Indiana Forestry & Woodland Owners Association

Matthew Ginzel, Professor in Entomology and Forestry and Director of Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center (HTIRC)
Purdue University Department of Forestry and Natural Resources


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