COS 135
Forest And Rangeland Management

Friday, August 15, 2014: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Regency Blrm E, Hyatt Regency Hotel
8:00 AM
 What trees help stabilize slopes in mountains of western China?
Carla C. Bossard, St. Mary's College of California; Tang Ya, Sichuan University; Jacob Reidhead, Stanford University
8:20 AM
 Comparative water use in short-rotation Eucalyptus benthamii and Pinus taeda plantations in the Southeastern United States
Chris A. Maier, USDA Forest Service; Tim Albaugh, Virginia Tech; Kevin Hall, North Carolina State University; Daniel McInnis, US Forest Service; Kurt H. Johnsen, USDA Forest Service; Steve Patterson, Meadwestvaco Corporation; Jose Luiz Stape, North Carolina State University; James M. Vose, US Forest Service Southern Research Station
8:40 AM
 Growth responses of Pinus elliottii to Hurricane Katrina (2005) on Cat Island, MS - The role of elevation
William Funderburk, University of Southern Mississippi; Greg Carter, USM; Grant Harley, University of Southern Mississippi
9:20 AM
 Forested riparian area response to upland alternative forest management
Kenneth J. Ruzicka Jr., Oregon State University; J. Renee Brooks, US EPA, Western Ecology Division, NHEERL; Klaus J. Puettmann, Oregon State University; Deanna H. Olson, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station
9:40 AM
10:10 AM
 Moisture matters: Linking soil water availability to forest productivity
Salli Dymond, University of Minnesota; Paul Bolstad, University of Minnesota; Randall K. Kolka, USDA Forest Service; Anthony W. D'Amato, University of Minnesota
10:30 AM
 Post-fire conifer regeneration in California’s diverse forests
Kevin R. Welch, University of California, Davis; Hugh D. Safford, Regional Ecologist, USDA Forest Service; Truman P. Young, University of California, Davis
10:50 AM
 Loss of genetic diversity is probably one of the major reasons for Dalbergia sissoo and Juniperus excelsa polycarpus dieback problem in Pakistan
Fakhar-i- Abbas, Pakistan Bioresource Research Centre; Atika Rehman, Institute of Natural and Management Sciences
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