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Central Hardwood Forests

Population structure of Geosmithia morbida, the casual agent of Thousand Cankers Disease of walnut trees in the United States. 2014. Zerillo, M.M., Caballero, J.I., Woeste, K., Graves, A.D., Hartel, C., Pscheidt, J.W., Tonos, J., Broders, K., Cranshaw, W., Seybold, S.J., and Tisserat, N. Plos One. 9(11):1-21.

Grapevine (Vitis spp.) dynamics in association with manual tending, physiography, and host tree associations in temperate deciduous forests. 2009. Morrissey, R.C., Gautheir, Martin-Michel, Kershaw, Jr., J.A., Jacobs, D.F., Seifert, J.R., and Fischer, B.C. Forest Ecology and Management 257:1839-1846.

Biophysical and socioeconomic factors explaining the extent of forest cover on private ownerships in a Midwestern (USA) agrarian landscape. 2006. Frimpong, E.A., Ross-Davis, A.L., Lee, J.G., and Broussard, S.R. Landscape Ecology 21:763-776.

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Hardwood Genetics

The complete chloroplast genome of common walnut (Juglans regia). 2016. Hu, Y., Woeste, K.E., Dang, M., Zhou, T., Feng, X., Zhao, G., Liu, Z., Li, Z., and Zhao, P. Mitogenome DNA: Resources DOI: 10.108023802359.2015.1137804.

Genetic fidelity assessment of in vitro-regenerated plants of Albizia julibrissin using SCoT and IRAP fingerprinting. 2015. Rahmani, M.S., Pijut, P.M., Shabanian, N., and Nasri, M.In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology-Plant 51:407-419.

Agrobacterium-mediated genetic transformation of Fraxinus americana hypocotyls. 2015. Palla, K.J. and Pijut, P.M. Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture-Journal of Plant Biotechnology 120:631–641.

Can Prunus serotina be Genetically Engineered for Reproductive Sterility and Insect Pest Resistance? 2014. Wang, Y. and Pijut, P.M. Springer Science Reviews 2:75-93.

Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of black cherry for flowering control and insect resistance. 2014. Wang, Y. and Pijut, P.M. Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture 119:107-116.

Overexpression of AtSTO1 leads to improved salt tolerance in Populus tremula x P. alba. 2014. Lawson, S.S. and Michler, C.H. Transgenic Research 23:817-826.

Improvement of Agrobacterium-mediated transformation and rooting of black cherry.. 2014. Wang, Y. and Pijut, P.M. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology-Plant 50: 307-316.

Agrobacterium-mediated genetic transformation and plant regeneration of the hardwood tree species Fraxinus profunda. 2014. Stevens, M.E. and Pijut, P.M. Plant Cell Report 33:861-870.

Isolation and characterization of a Terminal Flower 1 homolog from Prunus serotina Ehrh. 2013. Wang, Y. and Pijut, P.M. Tree Physiology 33:855-865.

Morph-specific mating patterns in a low-denstiy population of a heterodichogamous tree, Juglans ailantifolia.2012. Kimura, M.K., Goto, S., Suyama, Y., Matsui, M., Woeste, K., and Seiwa, K. Plant Ecology DOI: 10.1007/s11258-012-0105-6

Genetic transformation of Populus tomentosa to improve salt tolerance. 2012. Du, N., Liu, X., Li, Y.,Chen, S., Zhang, J., Ha, D., Deng, W., Sun, C., Zhang, Y., and Pijut, P.M. Plant Cell Tiss Organ. Cult. 108:181-189.

Biotechnological efforts for preserving and enhancing temperate hardwood tree biodiversity, health, and productivity. 2011. Pijut, P.M., Lawson, S.S., and Michler, C.H. In Vitro Cell. Dev. Biol. - Plant. 47:123-147.

Half-sib seed source and nursery sowing density affect black walnut (Juglans nigra) growth after 5 years. 2011. Woeste, K.E., Jacobs, D.F. and McKenna, J.R. New Forests. 41:235-245.

Uses and Desirable Properties of Wood in the 21st Century. 2010. Wegner, T., Skog, K.E., Ince, P.J., and Michler, C.H. Journal of Forestry. 108(4):165-173.

Transgenic Crop Plants Volume 2: Utilization and Biosafety. 2010. (eds) Kole, C., Michler, C.H., Abbott, A.G., and Hall, T.C. Springer Heidelbert Dordrecht London New York. p. 487.

Transgenic Crop Plants Volume 1: Principles and Development. 2010. (eds) Kole, C., Michler, C.H., Abbott, A.G., and Hall, T.C. Springer Heidelbert Dordrecht London New York. p. 315.

Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of mature Prunus serotina (black cherry) and regeneration of transgenic shoots. 2010. Liu, X. and Pijut, P.M. Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture 101:49-57. DOI 10.1007/s11240-009-9662-3.

Cloning and characterization of Prunus serotina AGAMOUS, a putative flower homeotic gene. 2010. Liu, X., Anderson, J.M., and Pijut, P.M. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter 28:193–203. DOI 10.1007/s11105-009-0140-1.

Isolation and characterization of an AGAMOUS homolog from Fraxinus pennsylvanica. 2010. Du, N. and Pijut, P.M. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter. 28:344–351. DOI 10.1007/s11105-009-0163-7.

Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of Fraxinus pennsylvanica hypocotyls and plant regeneration. 2009. Du, N. and Pijut, P.M. Plant Cell Reports 28:915-923 DOI 10.1007/s00299-009-0697-z

Technological advances in temperate hardwood tree improvement including breeding and molecular marker applications. 2007. Pijut, P.M., Woeste, K.E., Vengadesan, G. and Michler, C.H. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology - Plant 43:283-303.

Enhanced phytoremediation of volatile environmental pollutants with transgenic trees.. 2007. Doty, S.L., James, C.A., Moore, A.L., Vajzovic, A., Singleton, G.L., Ma, C., Khan, Z., Xin, G., Kang, J.W., Park, J.Y., Meilan, R., Strauss, S.H., and Strand, S.E. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 104(43):16816-16821.

Salicylate and catechol levels are maintained in nahG transgenic poplar. 2007. Morse, A.M., Tschaplinski, T.J., Dervinis, C., Pijut, P.M., Schmelz, E.A., Day, W. and Davis, J.M. Phytochemistry 68:2043-3052.

Ecological and population genetics research imperatives for transgenic trees. 2007. Farnum, P., Lucier, A., and Meilan, R. Tree Genetics and Genomes 3(2):119-133 .

Loosening lignin's gap on biofuel production. 2007. Chapple, C., Ladisch, M., and Meilan, R. Nature Biotechnology 25(7):746-8.

Challenges to commercial use of transgenic plants.  2006.  Meilan, R. Journal of Crop Improvement 18 (1/2):433-450.

The Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center looks to the future. 2006. Michler, C. Meilan, R., Pijut, P.. and Woeste, K.. Hardwood Matters (April) pp. 6-7.

Hardwood Genetics and Tree Improvement - A Midwest USA Perspective.  2005. Michler, C.H., Meilan, R. Woeste, K.E., Pijut, P.M., Jacobs, D., ALdrich, P., and Glaubitz, J.. The Thin Green Line:  A symposium on the state-of-the-art in reforestation Proceedings.  Thunder Bay, ON. 26-28 July 2005.  Ont. Min. Nat. Resour. Ont. For. Res. Inst. Sault Ste. Marie, ON. For. Res. Inf. Pap. No. 160. 169 p. Pp. 69-74.

Genetic transformation: A powerful tool for dissection of adaptive traits in trees. 2005. Busov, V.B., Brunner, A.M., Meilan, R., Filichkin, S., Ganio, L., Gandhi, S., and Strauss, S.H. New Phytologist 67(1):9-18.

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Hardwood Genetics - Black Walnut / Butternut

Landscape genetics of Persian walnut (Juglans regia L.) across its Asian range. 2014. Pollegioni, P., Woeste, K.E., Ghiocchini, F., Olimpieri, I., Tortolano, V., Clark, J., Hemery, G.E., Mapelli, S., and Malvolti, M.E. Tree Genetics & Genomes DOI 10.1007/s11295-014-0740-2.

Biotic and abiotic factors affecting the genetic structure and diversity of butternut in the southern Appalachian Mountains, USA. 2014. Parks, A., Jenkins, M., Ostry, M., Zhao, P., Woeste, K. Tree Genetics & Genomes 10:541-554.

Conservation status of a threatened tree species: Establishing a baseline for restoration of Juglans cinerea L. in the Southern Appalachian Mountains, USA. 2013. Parks, A.M., Jenkins, M.A., Woeste, K.E., and Ostry, M.E. Natural Areas Journal 33(4):413-426.

Barriers to interspecific hybridization between Juglans nigra L. and J. regia L species. 2012. Pollegioni, P., Olimpieri, I., Woeste, K.E., De Simoni, G., Gras, M., and Malvolti, M.E. Tree Genetics Genomes DOI: 10.1007/s11295-012-0555-y

DNA markers identify hybrids between butternut (Juglans cinerea L.) and Japanese walnut (Juglans ailantifolia Carr.) 2011. Zhao, P. and Woeste, K.E. Tree Genetics & Genomes 7(3):511-533.

Long-term human impacts on genetic structure of Italian walnut inferred by SSR markers. Pollegioni, P., Woeste, K., Olimpieri, I., Marandola, D., Cannata, F., Malvolti, M.E. 2011. Tree Genetics & Genomes 7:707-723.

Discovery of single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the uncharacterized genome of the ascomycete Ophiognomonia clavigignenti-juglandacearum from 454 sequence data. 2011. Broders, K.D., Woeste, K.E., SanMiguel, P.J., Westerman, R.P., and Boland, G.J. Molecular Ecology Resources 11:693-702.

JnCML-like, an EF-hand motif-containing gene seasonally upregulated in the transition zone of black walnut (Juglans nigra L.) 2011. Huang, Z., Surana, P., Kihara, D. Meilan, R., and Woeste, K. American J. of Molecular Biology 1(3):140-155.

Genetic consequences of harvest in a mature second-growth stand of black walnut (Juglans nigra L.), 2010. Robichaud, R.L., Glaubitz, J.C., Rhodes, Jr., O.E., and Woeste, K. Ann. For. Sci. 67:702p1-702p9.

Molecular characterization of Persian Walnut populations in Iran with Microsatellite Markers. 2010. Karimi, R., Ershadi, A., Vahdati, K. and Woeste, K. HortScience 45(9):1403-1406.

Retrospective identification of hybridogenic walnut plants by SSR fingerprinting and parentage analysis. 2009. Pollegioni, P., Woeste, K., Mugnozza, G.S., and Malvolti, M.E. Mol. Breeding 24:321-335.

A KNAT3-like homeobox gene from Juglans nigra L., JnKNAT3-like, highly expressed during heartwood formation. 2009. Huang, Z., Meilan, R., and Woeste, K. Plant Cell Reports DOI 10.1007/s00299-009-0771-6

Characterization of Juglans nigra (L.), Juglans regia (L.) and Juglans x intermedia (Carr.) by SSR markers: a case study in Italy. 2009. Pollegioni, P., Woeste, K. Major, A., Mugnozza, G.S., and Malvolti, M.E. Silvae Genetica 57:68-78.

The peril and potential of butternut. 2009. Woeste, K. and Pijut, P.M. Arnoldia 66 (4):2-12.

A forest manager's guide to butternut. 2009. Woeste, K., Farlee, L, Ostry, M., McKenna, J., and Weeks, S. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 26(1);9-14.

Michler , Charles H.  P.M. Pijut, R. Meilan, G. Smagh, X Liang, K.E. Woeste, Black Walnut , in Kole, C. and Hall, T. C. (eds.), Compendium of Transgenic Crop Plants: Transgenic Forest Tree Species, Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK, 2008, pp 263 - 278

Media effects on black walnut (Juglans nigra L.) shoot culture growth in vitro: evaluation of multiple nutrient formulations and cytokinin types. 2008. Bosela, M.J. and Michler, C.H. In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology - Plant 44:315-329.

Morphological and molecular methods to identify butternut (Juglans cinerea) and butternut hybrids: relevance to butternut conservation. 2008. Ross-Davis, A., Huang, Z., McKenna, J., Ostry, M., and Woeste, K. Tree Physiology. 28:1127-1133.

Genetic diversity of butternut (Juglans cinerea) and implications for conservation. 2008. Ross-Davis, A., Ostry, M., and Woeste, K.E. Canadian Journal of Forestry Research 38:899-907.

Genetic homogeneity in Juglans nigra (Juglandaceae) at nuclear microsatellites 2006. Victory, E.R., Glaubitz, J.C., Rhodes, O.E., Jr., and Woeste, K.E. American Journal of Botany 93(1):118-126.

A robust set of black walnut microsatellites for parentage and clonal identification. 2006. Robichaud, R.R., Glaubitz, J.C., Rhodes, O.E., and Woeste, K. New Forests 32:179-196.

An efficient method for evaluating black walnut for resistance to walnut anthracnose in field plots and the identification of resistant genotypes. 2001. Woeste, K.E. and Beineke, W.F. Plant Breeding 120:454-456.

Heartwood production in a 35-year-old black walnut progeny test. 2002. Woeste, K.E.. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 32:177-181.

Improving disease resistance of butternut (Juglans cinerea), a threatened fine hardwood:  a case of single-tree selection through genetic improvement and deployment. 2005. Michler, C.H., Pijut, P.M., Jacobs, D.F., Meilan, R., Woeste, K.E., and Ostry, M.E.. Tree Physiology. 26:121-128.

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Hardwood Genetics - Oaks

Genetic structure inside a declining red oak community in old-growth forest. 2005. Aldrich, P., Glaubitz, J., Parker, G., Rhodes, O.G. Jr., and Michler, C..  Journal of Heredity. 96(6):627-634.

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Hardwood Physiology

The Cloning and Characterization of a Poplar Stomatal Density Gene. 2014. Lawson, Shaneka S., Pijut, Paula M., and Michler, Charles H. Genes Genom 36:427-441.

Comparison of Arabidopsis Stomatal Density Mutants Indicates Variation in Water Stress Responses and Potential Epistatic Effects. 2014. Lawson, Shaneka S., Pijut, Paula M., and Michler, Charles H. Journal of Plant Biology. 47-162-173.

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Hardwood Regeneration

Ecophysiological Responses of Black Walnut (Juglans nigra) to Plantation Thinning Along a Vertical Canopy Gradient. 2010. Gauthier, M. and Jacobs, D.F. Forest Ecology and Management. 259:867-874

Forest Improvement Handbook. 2009. Rathfon, R., Saunders, M.R., and Stump, D. FNR-IDNR-414.

Short-Term Physiological Responses of Black Walnut (Juglans nigra L.) to Plantation Thinning. 2009. Gauthier, M. and Jacobs, D.F. Forest Science 55(3):221-229.

Afforestation in the Central Hardwood Forest Region of the USA.  2005.  Davis, A.S.and Jacobs, D.F.. The Thin Green Line:  A symposium on the state-of-the-art in reforestation Proceedings.  Thunder Bay, ON. 26-28 July 2005.  Ont. Min. Nat. Resour. Ont. For. Res. Inst. Sault Ste. Marie, On. For. Res. Inf. Pap. No. 160 p. Pp. 48-53.

Relative contribution of initial root and shoot morphology in predicting field performance of hardwood seedlings. 2005. Jacobs,D.F., Salifu, F., and Seifert, J.R.. New Forests. 30:235-251.

Quantifying root system quality of nursery seedlings and relationship to outplanting performance. 2005. Davis, A.S. and Jacobs, D.F.. New Forests. 30:295-311.

Fertilizer-induced changes in rhizosphere electrical conductivity: relation to forest tree seedling root system growth and function. 2005. Jacobs, D.F. and Timmer, V.R.. New Forests. 30:147-166.

Afforestatrion Motivations of Private Landowners: An Examination of Hardwood Tree Plantings in Indiana. 2005. Ross-Davis, A.L., Broussard, S.R., Jacobs, D.F. and Davis, A.S.. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry. 23(3):149-153

Growth and nutritional response of hardwood seedlings to controlled-release fertilization at outplanting. 2005. Jacobs, D.F., Salifu, K.F., and Seifert, J.R.. Forest Ecology and Management. 214:28-31.

Establishment success of conservation tree plantations in relation to silvicultural practices in Indiana, USA. 2004. Jacobs, D.F., Ross-Davis, A.L., and Davis, A.S.. New Forest 28:23-36.

Influence of seasonal planting date on field performance of six temperate deciduous forest tree species. 2006. Seifert, J.R., Jacobs, D.F., and Selig, M.F.. Forest Ecology and Management. 223:371-378.

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Hardwood Regeneration - American Chestnut

From Flower to Chestnut. 2014. Miller, Amy, Miller, Diane, D., and Pijut, Paula M. Austrilian Nut Grower 28:24-26.

How a flower becomes a chestnut: Morphological development of Chinese chestnuts (Castanea mollissima). 2014. Miller, Amy, Miller, Diane, D., and Pijut, Paula M. The Journal of American Chestnut Foundation.  28 (2):13-18

How a flower becomes a chestnut: Morphological developement of Chinese chestnuts (Castanea mollissima). 2013. Miller, A., Miller, D.D., and Pijut, P.M. 103rd Annual Report of the Northern Nut Growers Association (Sept):27-33.

Breeding American Chestnuts for Blight Resistance. 2010. Worthen, L.M., Woeste, K.E., and Michler, C.H. Plant Breeding Reviews 33:305-339.

Aboveground carbon biomass of plantation-grown American chestnut (Castanea dentata) in absence of blight. 2009. Jacobs, D.F., Selig, M.F., and Severeid, L.R. Forest Ecology and Management. 258:288-294.

Toward development of silvical strategies for forest restoration of American chestnut (Castanea dentata) using blight-resistant hybrids. 2007. Jacobs, D.F. Biological Conversation 137(4):497-506.

Dominance of interplanted American chestnut (Castanea dentata) in southwestern Wisconsin, USA. 2004. Jacobs, D.F., and Severeid, L.R.. Forest Ecology and Management 191:11-120.

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Hardwood Regeneration - Oaks

Nursery nitrogen loading improves field performance of bareroot oak seedlings planted on abandoned mine lands. 2009. Salifu, K.F., Jacobs, D.F., and Birge, Z.K.D. Restoration Ecology 17(3):339-349.

Carbon translocation patterns associated with new root proliferation during episodic growth of transplanted Quercus rubra seedlings. 2008. Sloan, J.L. and Jacobs, D.F. Tree Physiology. 28:1121-1126.

Competitive success of natural oak regeneration in clearcuts during the stem exclusion stage. 2008. Morrissey, R.C., Jacobs, D.F., Seifert, J.R., Fischer, B.C., and Kershaw, J.A. Canadian Journal of Forestry Research. 38:1419-1430.

Microclimatic conditions and plant morpho-physiological development within a tree shelter environment during establishment of Quercus ilex seedlings. 2007. Oliet, J.A. and Jacobs, D.F. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 144:58-72.

Stocktype and harvest gap size influence northern red oak regeneration success. 2006. Jacobs, D.F., Rathfon, R.A., Davis, A.S., Carlson, D.E. Connor, Kristina F., ed. Proceedings of the 13th biennial southern silvicultural research conference. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-92. Asheville, NC: US Department of Agriculture, Forest service, Southern Research Stations. 640 p.

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Hardwood Seedling Production/Propagation

In vitro propagation of tropical hardwood tree species – A review (2001-2011). 2012. Pijut, P.M., Beasley, R.R., Lawson, S.S., Palla, K.J., Stevens, M.E., and Wang, Y. Propagation of Ornamental Plants 12(1):25-51.

Promotion of adventitious root formation of difficult-to-root hardwood tree species. 2011. Pijut, P.M., Woeste, K.E., Michler, C.H. Horticultural Reviews 38:213-251.

Inoculating Acacia koa with Bradyrhizobium and applying fertilizer in the nursery: effects on nodule formation and seedling growth. 2009. Dumroese, R.K., Jacobs, D.F., and Davis, A.S. HortScience 44(2):443-446

Subirrigation reduces water use, nitrogen loss, and mass growth in a container nursery. 2006. Dumroese, R.K., Pinto, J.R., Jacobs, D.F., Davis, A.S. and Horiuchi, B. Native Plants Journal Fall:253-261.

Successful Stock Production for Forest Regeneration:  What Foresters Should Ask Nursery Managers About Their Crops (and Vice Versa). 2005. Dumroese, R.K., Jacobs, D.R., and Landis, T.D..  The Thin Green Line:  A symposium on the state-of-the-art in reforestation Proceedings.  Thunder Bay, ON. 26-28 July 2005.  Ont. Min. Nat. Resour. Ont. For. Res. Inst. Sault Ste. Marie, On. For. Res. Inf. Pap. No. 160 p. Pp. 14-20.

Straw mulch prevents loss of fall-sown seeds to cold temperatures and wildlife predation. 2005. Wichman, J., Hawkins, R., and Pijut, P.M.. Native Plants Journal. 6(3):282-285.

Genetic Considerations in the operational production of hardwood nursery stock in the Eastern United States. 2005. Jacobs, D.F., and Davis, A.S.. NativePlants Spring.

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Hardwood Seedling Production/Propagation - Ash

Regeneration of plants from Fraxinus nigra Marsh. hypocotyls. 2013. Beasley, R.R. and Pijut, P.M. HortScience 48(7):887-890.

Hypocotyl derived in vitro regeneration of pumpkin ash (Fraxinus profunda). 2012. Stevens, M.E. and Pijut, P.M. Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture 108:129-135.

Regeneration of plants from Fraxinus americana hypocotyls and cotyledons. 2011. Palla, K.J. and Pijut, P.M. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology – Plant 47:250-256.

Regeneration of plants from Fraxinus pennsylvanica hypocotyls and cotyledons. 2008. Du, N. and Pijut, P.M. Scientia Horticulturae 118:74-79.

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Hardwood Seedling Production/Propagation - Black Cherry

Plant regeneration from in vitro leaves of mature black cherry (Prunus serotina). 2008. Liu, X. and Pijut, P.M. Plant Cell Tissue Organ Culture. 94:113-123.

Adventitious Shoot Regeneration and Rooting of Prunus serotina In Vitro Cultures. 2006. Espinosa, A.C., Pijut, P.M. and Michler, C.H.. HortScience. 41(1):193-201.

Development of rooted cutting propagation method for Prunus serotina. 2005. Pijut, P.M., and Espinosa, A.C.The International Plant Propagators' Society Combined Proceedings 54:513-515.

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Hardwood Seedling Production/Propagation - Black Walnut / Butternut

Propagating figured wood in black walnut. 2015. McKenna, J.R., Geyer, W.A., Woeste, K.E., and Cassens, D.L. Open Journal of Forestry 5:518-525.

Influence of lanthanum level and interactions with nitrogen source on early development of Juglans nigra. 2009. Nicodomus, M.A., Salifu, K.F., and Jacobs, D.F. Journal of Rare Earths 27(2):270-279.

Retranslocation, plant, and soil recovery of Nitrogen-15 applied to bareroot black walnut seedlings. 2009. Salifu, K.F., Islam, M.A., and Jacobs, D.F. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 40:1406-1417

Nitrate reductase activity and nitrogen compounds in xylem exudate of Juglans nigra seedlings: relation to nitrogen source and supply. 2008. Nicodemus, M.A., Salifu, K.F., and Jacobs, D.F. Trees 22:685-695.

Growth, nutrition, and photosynthetic response of Black Walnut to varying nitrogen sources and rates. 2008. Nicodemus, M.A., Salifu, F.K., and Jacobs, D.F. Journal of Plant Nutrition 31:1917-1936

Cold hardiness and transplant response of Juglans nigra seedlings subjected to alternative storage regimes. 2008. Jacobs, D.F., Wilson, B.C., Ross-Davis, A.L., and Davis, A.S. Annuals of Forest Science 65:606(1)-606(8).

Response of grafted Juglans nigra to increasing nutrient availability: growth, nutrition, and nutrient retention in root plugs. 2006. Salifu, K.F., Jacobs, D.F., Pardillo, G., and Schott, M. HortScience 41(6):1477-1480.

Stock quality of black walnut (Juglans Nigra) seedlings as affected by half-sib seed source and nursery sowing density. 2006. Jacobs, D.F., Woeste, K..E., Wilson, B.C., and McKenna, J.R. Proc. Vth Int. Walnut Symp. Eds. M.E. Malvolti and D. Avanzato. Acta Hort. 705.

Vegetative propagation of butternut (Juglans cinerea) - field results. 2004. Pijut, P.M. In: Michler, C.H.; Pijut, P.M.; Van Sambeek, J.: Coggeshall, M.; Seifert, J.; Woeste, K.; Overton, R. (eds.) Black walnut in new centruy. Proceedings of the 6th Walnut Council research symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-243. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 188 p.

Early season softwood cuttings effective for vegetative propagation of Juglans cinerea. 2002. Pijut, P.M. and Moore, M.J.. HortScience 37(4):697-700.

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Hardwood Seedling Production/Propagation - Oaks

In vitro propagation of northern red oak (Quercus rubra L.). 2009 Vengadesan, G. and Pijut, P.M. In Vitro Cell. Dev. Biol. Plant 45:474-482.

Winter variation in physiological status of cold stored and freshly lifted semi-evergreen Quercus nigra seedlings. 2009. Goodman, R.C., Jacobs, D.F., Apostol, K.G., Wilson, B.C. and Gardiner, E.S. Annals of Forest Science. 66:103p1-103p8

Performance and nutrient dynamics of holm oak (Quercus ilex L.) seedlings in relation to nursery nutrient loading and post-transplant fertility. 2009. Oliet, J.A., Tejada, M., Salifu, K.F., Collazos, A., Jacobs, D.F. European Journal of Forest Research. 128:253-263.

Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration of northern red oak (Quercus rubra L.). 2009. Vengadesan, G. and Pijut, P.M. Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture 97:141-149. DOI 10.1007/s11240-009-9508-z

Root desiccation and drought stress responses of bareroot Quercus rubra seedlings treated with a hydrophilic polymer root dip. 2009. Apostol, K.G. and Jacobs, D.F. Plant Soil 315:229-240.

Subirrigation of Quercus rubra seedlings: nursery stock quality, media chemistry, and early field performance. 2008. Bumgarner, M.L., Salifu, K.F., Jacobs, J.F. HortScience 43(7):2179-2185.

Artificial regeneration of major oak (Quercus) species in the Eastern United States - A review of the literature. 2008. Dey, D.C., Jacobs, D., NcNabb, K., Miller, G., Baldwin, V. and Foster, G. Forest Science 54(1):77-106.

Evaluating chemical indices of growing media for nursery production of Quercus rubra seedlings. 2006. Salifu, K.F., Nicodemus, M.A., Jacobs, D.F., and Davis, A.S. HortScience 41(5):1342-1346.

Comparing cold stored and freshly lifted water oak (Quercus nigra) seedlings based on physiological parameters. In Riley, L.E., and Dumroese,R.K., technical coordinators.  National Proceedings:  Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations-2006. USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station Proceedings 126-131.

Assessing viability of northern red oak acorns with X-rays: application for seed managers. 2006.  Goodman, R.C., Jacobs, D.F., and Karrfalt, R.P. Native Plants Journal Fall 279-283.

Seedling quality standards for bottomland hardwood afforestation:  some preliminary results on Nuttall oak. In Riley, L.E., and Dumroese, R.K, .technical coordinators. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations. USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station Proceedings (In press).

Modified exponential nitrogen loading to promote morphological quality and nutrient storage of bareroot-cultured Quercus rubra and Quercus alba seedlings. 2006. Birge, Z.K.D., Salifu, F., and Jacobs, D.F. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research 21:306-316.

Characterizing fertility targets and multi-element interactions in nursery culture of Quercus rubra seedlings. 2006. Salifu, K.F. and Jacobs, D.F.. Annals of Forest Science. 63:231-237.

Organic matter added to bareroot nursery beds influences soil properties and morphology of Fraxinus pennsylvanica and Quercus rubra seedlings. 2006. Davis, A.S., Jacobs, D.F., Wightman, K.E., and Birge, Z.K.D. New Forests. 31:293-303.

Maximizing Nutrient Storage in Nursery Culture to Promote Retranslocation and Growth of Outplanted Seedlings.  2005.  Salifu, K.F., Jacobs, D.F, and Birge, Z. .  The Thin Green Line:  A symposium on the state-of-the-art in reforestation Proceedings.  Thunder Bay, ON. 26-28 July 2005.  Ont. Min. Nat. Resour. Ont. For. Res. Inst. Sault Ste. Marie, On. For. Res. Inf. Pap. No. 160 p. Pp. 86-91.

Evaluating desiccation sensitivity of Quercus rubra acorns using X-ray image analysis. 2005. Goodman, R.C., Jacobs, D.F., and Karrfalt, R.P.. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 35:2823-2831.

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Plant Breeding

Plant breeding and rural development in the United States. 2010. Woeste, K.E., Blanche, S.B., Moldenhauer, K.A., and Nelson, D. Crop Science 50:1625-1632.

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Softwood Regeneration

Germination and early seedling growth of Pinus densata Mast. provenances. 2016. Xu, Y, Cai, N., He, B., Zhang, R., Zhao, W., Mao, J., Duan, A., Li, Y., Woeste, K. Journal of Forestry Research 27(2):283-294.

Effects of gibberellin A4/7, 6-benzylaminopurine and chlormequat chloride on the number of male and female strobili and immature cones in Chinese pine (Pinus tabuliformis) with foliar sprays. 2011. Zhao, P, Fan, J.F.,Zhang, S..X., Huang, Z.L., Yang, P.H., Ma, Z.H., Woeste, K.W.. ournal of Forestry Research 22(3):353-359.

Fall fertilization of Pinus resinosa seedlings: nutrient uptake, cold hardiness, and morphological development. 2009. Islam, M.A., Apostol, K.G., Jacobs, D.F., Dumroese, R.K. Annals of Forest Science 66:704p1-704p9.

Field performance of Pinus halepensis planted in Mediterranean arid conditions: relative influence of seedling morphology and mineral nutrition. 2009. Oliet, J.A., Planelles,R., Artero, F., Valverde, R., Jacobs, D.F., and Segura, M.L. New Forests. 37:313-331.

Influence of sulfometuron methyl on conifer seedling root development. 2009. Burney, Owen T. and Jacobs, D.F. New Forests. 37:85-97.

Short-day treatment alters Douglas-fir seedling dehardening and transplant root proliferation at varying rhizosphere temperatures. 2008. Jacobs, D.F., Davis, A.S., Wilson, B.C., Dumroese, R.K., Goodman, R.C., and Salifu, K.F. 2008. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 38:1526-1535.

Transient physiological responses of planting frozen root plugs of Douglas-fir seedlings. 2008. Islam, M.A.., Jacobs, D.F., Apostol, K.G., and Dumroese, R. K. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 38:1517-1525.



Department of Forestry and Natural Resources USDA Forest Service HTIRC Purdue University