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Awardee:UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
Doing Business As Name:University of Florida
PD/PI:
  • Eric J Jokela
  • (352) 846-0890
  • ejokela@ufl.edu
Co-PD(s)/co-PI(s):
  • Gary F Peter
  • John M Davis
  • Timothy Martin
Award Date:06/17/2009
Estimated Total Award Amount: $ 275,000
Funds Obligated to Date: $ 275,000
  • FY 2009=$275,000
Start Date:07/01/2009
End Date:06/30/2015
Transaction Type:Grant
Agency:NSF
Awarding Agency Code:4900
Funding Agency Code:4900
CFDA Number:47.041
Primary Program Source:040100 NSF RESEARCH & RELATED ACTIVIT
Award Title or Description:University of Florida Proposal for Participation in the NSF Center for Advanced Forestry Systems
Federal Award ID Number:0934138
DUNS ID:969663814
Parent DUNS ID:159621697
Program:IUCRC-Indust-Univ Coop Res Ctr

Awardee Location

Street:1 UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
City:GAINESVILLE
State:FL
ZIP:32611-2002
County:Gainesville
Country:US
Awardee Cong. District:03

Primary Place of Performance

Organization Name:University of Florida
Street:1 UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
City:GAINESVILLE
State:FL
ZIP:32611-2002
County:Gainesville
Country:US
Cong. District:03

Abstract at Time of Award

IP 0934138 University of Florida Jokela University of Florida (UF) is seeking to join the existing multi-university Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC) entitled the "Center for Advanced Forestry Systems" (CAFS) which was established in 2007, and now includes the following institutions: North Carolina State University (lead university), Oregon State University, Purdue University, Virginia Tech, University of Maine, University of Washington, and the University of Georgia. UF's expertise, resources and proposed projects will complement and expand upon those represented by current CAFS institutions. UF will build upon and expand the CAFS efforts by providing additional and specialized expertise in the areas of genetics, physiology, silviculture, soils, and modeling. The proposed projects from UF will augment and complement current CAFS projects in the broad areas of production ecology and scaling important genotypic and phenotypic growth traits from the molecular to the whole plant and stand level. Collectively, UF will contribute to the overall goals and needs of the US forestry sector by providing scientific and technological advances to enhance their competitiveness. The effort at UF has the potential to improve the competitiveness of the forest products industry and forest landowners through advances in technology development, through dissemination of research results in scientific, peer reviewed journals, and enhanced technology transfer between Center scientists, industry members and the US citizenry. UF plans to recruit graduate students from under-represented groups, and enhance the interaction between research and teaching activities. UF is also committed to the principle of diversity in the projects and the various activities under this program.

Publications Produced as a Result of this Research

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Zhai, L, E.J. Jokela, S. Gezan and J.G. Vogel. "Family, environment and silviculture effects in pure- and mixed stands of loblolly (Pinus taeda) and slash (P. elliottii Engel . Var. elliottii) pine." Forest Ecology and Management, v.337, 2015, p.28.

White, T., J. Davis, S. Gezan, J. Hulcer, E. Jokela, M. Kirst, T.A. Martin, G. Peter, G. Powell, and J. Smith "Breeding for value in a changing world: past achievements and future prospects." New Forests, v.45, 2014, p.301.

Susaeta, A., Peter, G.F., Hodges, A.W., Carter, D.R. "Oleoresin tapping of planted slash pine (Pinus elliottii Engelm. var. elliottii) adds value and management flexibility to landowners in the southern United States." Biomass and Bioenergy, v.68, 2014, p.55.

Gonzalez, C.A., E.J. Jokela, W.P. Cropper, R. Bracho and D.J. Leduc "Parameterization of the 3-PG model for Pinus elliottii stands using alternative methods to estimate fertility rating, biomass partitioning and canopy closure" Forest Ecology and Management, v., 2014, p..

Garcia-Villacorta, A., T.A. Martin, E.J. Jokela, W.P. Cropper and S.A. Gezan "Variation in biomass distribution and nutrient content in loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) clones having contrasting crown architecture and growth." Forest Ecology and Management, v.342, 2015, p.84.

Westbrook, J.; Resende, M.; Munoz, P.; Walker, A.; Wegrzyn, J.; Nelson, D.; Neale, D.; Kirst, M.; Huber, D.; Gezan, S.; Peter, G. and Davis, J. "Association genetics of oleoresin flow in loblolly pine: discovering genes and predicting phenotype for improved resistance to bark beetles and bioenergy potential." New Phytologist, v.199, 2013, p.89.

Gonzalez-Benecke, C.A. A.I. Susaeta, T.A. Martin, E.J. Jokela, and D. Carter "Balancing revenue and nutrient removals in Pinus elliottii Engelm. stands managed for pinestraw and wood production." Forest Science, v., 2014, p..

Quesada, T., Resende, M.F.R., Munoz, P., Wegrzyn, J.L., Neale, D.B., Kirst, M., Peter, G.F., Gezan, S.A., Davis, J.M. "Mapping fusiform rust resistance genes within a complex mating design of loblolly pine." Forests, v.5, 2014, p.347.

Gonzalez-Benecke, C.A., A. Riveros Walker, T.A. Martin, and G.F. Peter. "Automated quantification of intra-annual density fluctuations using microdensity profiles of mature Pinus taeda in a replicated irrigation experiment." Trees ? Structure and Function, v.29, 2015, p.185.

Gonzalez-Benecke,, C.A., S. Gezan, T. J. Albaugh, H.L. Allen, H.E. Burkhart, T.R. Fox, E.J. Jokela, C.A. Maier, T. A. Martin, R. A. Rubilar, and L.J. Samuelson "Local and general above-stump functions for loblolly pine and slash pine trees" Forest Ecology and Management, v.334, 2014, p.254.

Subedi*, P., E.J. Jokela, J.G. Vogel and T.A. Martin. "Inter-rotational effects of fertilization and weed control on juvenile loblolly pine productivity and nutrient dynamics." Soil Science Society of America Journal, v., 2014, p..

Falster, D.S., R.A. Durursma, M.I. Ishihara, et al. "BAAD: A biomass and allometry data base for woody plants" Ecology, v.96, 2015, p.1445.

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