The scientists and support staff at the Center for Bottomland Hardwoods Research are organized into four teams, each of which is assigned to a broad problem area.
This team envisions studies that range from the complexities of recalcitrant seed storage and seed chemical composition to environmental factors and silvicultural methods affecting natural and artificial stand regeneration.
This team studies stand and forest pest management practices aimed at producing the best quality and greatest quantity hardwood sawtimber in the shortest time. Other studies may involve lands used primarily for recreation or to produce wildlife benefits with timber production a secondary interest.
This team conducts research on the life histories, community dynamics, and ecological functions of terrestrial and aquatic animals within bottomland hardwood ecosystems.
The team develops methods to restore animal and plant communities and assess how well restored systems compare with target natural systems.
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