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PNWTIRC PUBLICATIONS (chronologically) (or by author)

Chmura, D.J., Anderson, P.D., Howe, G.T., Harrington, C.A., Halofsky, J.E., Peterson, D.L., Shaw, D.C., and St.Clair, J.B. 2011. Forest responses to climate change in the northwestern United States: Ecophysiological foundations for adaptive management. Forest Ecology and Management 261:1121-1142. PDF

Jayawickrama, K.J.S., Ye, T.Z., and Howe, G.T. 2011. Heritabilities, intertrait genetic correlations, GxE interaction and predicted genetic gains for acoustic velocity in mid-rotation coastal Douglas-fir. Silvae Genetica 60:8-18.

Vikram, V., Cherry, M.L., Briggs, D., Cress, D.W., Evans, R., and Howe, G.T. 2011. Stiffness of Douglas-fir lumber: Effects of wood properties and genetics. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 41:1160-1173. PDF

Chmura, D.J., Howe, G.T., Anderson, P.D., and St.Clair, J.B. 2010. Adaptation of trees, forests and forestry to climate change. Sylwan 154(9):587-602. PDF

St.Clair, J.B. and Howe, G.T. 2010. Ensuring that forests are adapted to future climates. Northwest Woodlands 26(2):20-21, 31. PDF

St.Clair, J.B. and Howe, G.T. 2009. Genetic options for adapting forests to climate change. Western Forester 54(1): 9-11. PDF

Cherry, M.L., Vikram, V., Briggs, D., Cress, D.W., and Howe, G.T. 2008. Genetic variation in direct and indirect measures of wood stiffness in coastal Douglas-fir. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 38:2476-2486. PDF

Cherry, M.L., Anekonda, T.S., Albrecht, M.J., and Howe, G.T. 2007. Flower stimulation in young miniaturized seed orchards of Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii). Canadian Journal of Forest Research 37(1):1-10. PDF

Howe, G.T., Jayawickrama, K.J., Cherry, M.L., Johnson, G.R, and Wheeler, N.C. 2006. Breeding Douglas-fir. In: Plant breeding reviews, J. Janick (ed). John Wiley and Sons, Inc. 27:245-353. PDF

Howe, G.T. 2006. Bibliography of Douglas-fir ecological genetics, evolutionary genetics, physiological genetics, and tree breeding. Pacific Northwest Research Cooperative Report #24, Oregon State University. 20 pp. PDF

Howe, D.K., Brunner, A.M., Cherry, M., Krutovsky, K.V., Neale, D.B., and Howe, G.T. 2005. Identifying candidate genes associated with cold hardiness in coastal Douglas-fir using DNA microarrays. In: Proceedings Western Forest Genetics Association 50th Anniversary Meeting: Looking Back—Looking Ahead, July 19-21, 2005, Corvallis, Oregon, USA PDF

Cherry, M.L., and Howe, G.T. (eds.) 2004. Proceedings, Genetics and Growth Modeling Workshop. November 4 - 6, 2003, Vancouver, Washington. Pacific Northwest Research Cooperative Report #21, Oregon State University. 171 pp. PDF

Slavov, G.T., Howe, G.T., Gyaourova, A.V., Birkes, D.S., and Adams, W.T. 2004. Pollen Flow (PFL): A computer program for estimating pollen flow using highly variable markers and paternity exclusion. Download

Slavov, G.T., Howe, G.T., Yakovlev, I., Edwards, K.J. Krutovskii, K.V., Tuskan, G.A., Carlson, J.E., Strauss, S.H. and Adams, W.T. 2004. Highly variable SSR markers in Douglas-fir: Mendelian inheritance and map locations. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 108:873-880. PDF

Howe, G.T, Aitken, S.N., Neale, D.B., Jermstad, K.D., Wheeler, N.C., and Chen, T.H.H. 2003. From genotype to phenotype: Unraveling the complexities of cold adaptation in forest trees. Canadian Journal of Botany 81:1247-1266. PDF

Slavov, G.T. 2003. CTAB protocol for extracting DNA from Douglas-fir seed embryos and megagametophytes. 2p. PDF

Vargas-Hernandez, J.J, Adams, W.T., and Joyce, D.G. 2003. Quantitative genetic structure of stem form and branching traits in Douglas-fir seedlings and implications for early selection. Silvae Genetica 52:36-44. PDF

Anekonda, T.S., Lomas, M.C., Adams, W.T., Kavanagh, K.L. and Aitken, S.N. 2002. Genetic variation in drought hardiness of coastal Douglas-fir seedlings from British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 32:1701-1716. PDF

Jayawickrama, K.J., Bracher, G. and Howe, G.T. 2002. Genetic Improvement of Wood Quality in Coastal Douglas-fir and Western Hemlock. Proceedings joint PNWTIRC/NWTIC workshop held in Corvallis, OR, June 27, 2002. PDF

Adams, W.T., Aitken, S.N., Joyce, D.G., Howe, G.T. and Vargas-Hernandez, J. 2001. Evaluating efficacy of early testing for stem growth in coastal Douglas-fir. Silvae Genetica 50:167-175. PDF

Anekonda, T.S. 2001. Genetics of cold and drought hardiness in coastal Douglas-fir. In: Proceedings Western Forest Genetics Association Meeting, Davis, CA, July 30-August 2, 2001. PDF

Jermstad, K.D., Bassoni, D.L., Wheeler, N.C., Anekonda, T.S., Aitken, S.N., Adams, W.T. and Neale, D.B. 2001. Mapping of quantitative trait loci controlling adaptive traits in coastal Douglas-fir: II. Spring and fall cold hardiness. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 102:1152-1158. PDF

O'Neill, G.A. , Adams, W.T. and Aitken, S.N. 2001. Quantitative genetics of spring and fall cold hardiness in seedlings from two Oregon populations of coastal Douglas-fir. Forest Ecology and Management 149:305-318. PDF

Adams, W.T. and Anekonda, T.S. 2000. Pacific Northwest Tree Improvement Research Cooperative. Western Forester 45:13. PDF

Anekonda, T.S. and Adams, W.T. 2000. Genetics of dark respiration and its relationship with drought hardiness in coastal Douglas-fir. Thermochimica Acta 349:69-77. PDF

Anekonda, T.S., Adams, W.T. and Aitken, S.N. 2000. Cold hardiness testing for Douglas-fir tree improvement programs: guidelines for a simple, robust and inexpensive screening method. Western Journal of Applied Forestry 15:129-136. PDF

Anekonda, T.S., Adams, W.T., Aitken, S.N., Neale, D.B., Jermstad, K.D. and Wheeler, N.C. 2000. Genetics of cold hardiness in a cloned full-sib family of coastal Douglas-fir. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 30:837-840. PDF

Anekonda, T.S., Lomas, M.C. and Adams, W.T. 2000. Genetic variation in drought hardiness of coastal Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii) seedlings. In: Joint Meeting North American Forest Biology Workshop and Western Forest Genetics Association, Merida, Mexico, July 17-20, 2000. PDF

O'Neill, G.A., Aitken, S.N. and Adams, W.T. 2000. Genetic selection for cold hardiness in coastal Douglas-fir seedlings and saplings. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 30:1799-1807. PDF

Temel, F. and Adams, W.T. 2000. Persistence and age-age genetic correlations of stem defects in coastal Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii (Mirb.) Franco). Forest Genetics 7:145-153. PDF

Balduman, L.M., Aitken, S.N., Harmon, M. and Adams, W.T. 1999. Genetic variation in cold hardiness of Douglas-fir in relation to parent tree environment. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 29:62-72. PDF

Lomas, M.C. 1999. Physiology and genetics of drought hardiness in coastal Douglas-fir seedlings. M.S. Thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon. 80p. PDF

O'Neill, G.A. 1999. Genetics of fall, winter and spring cold hardiness in coastal Douglas-fir seedlings. Ph.D. Dissertation, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon. 84p. PDF

Anekonda, T.S., Adams, W.T. and Aitken, S.N. 1998. Influence of second flushing on genetic assessment of cold hardiness in coastal Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii (Mirb.) Franco). Forest Ecology and Management 111:119-126. PDF

Bower, A.D. 1998. Response of annual growth ring components to soil moisture deficit in young, plantation grown Douglas-fir in coastal British Columbia. M.S. Thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon. 88p. PDF

Krutovskii, K.V., Vollmer, S.S., Sorenson, F.C., Adams, W.T., Knapp, S.J. and Strauss, S.H. 1998. RAPD genome maps of Douglas-fir. Journal of Heredity 89:197-205. PDF

Aitken, S.N. and Adams, W.T. 1997. Spring cold hardiness under strong genetic control in Oregon populations of Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 27:1773-1780. PDF

Schermann, N., Adams, W.T., Aitken, S.N. and Bastien, J.-C. 1997. Genetic parameters of stem form traits in a 9-year-old coastal Douglas-fir progeny test in Washington. Silvae Genetica 46:166-170. PDF

Temel, F. 1997. Persistence and age-age genetic correlations of stem defects in Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii (Mirb.) Franco). M.S. Thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon. 52p. PDF

Aitken, S.N. and Adams, W.T. 1996. Genetics of fall and winter cold hardiness of coastal Douglas-fir in Oregon. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 26:1828-1837. PDF

Aitken, S.N. and Adams, W.T. 1996. Genetics of spring cold hardiness in coastal Douglas-fir. In: Proceedings Western Forest Genetics Association Meeting, Newport, Oregon, July 29-August 1, 1996.

Aitken, S.N. , Adams, W.T., Schermann, N. and Fuchigami, L.H. 1996. Family variation for fall cold hardiness in two Washington populations of coastal Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii (Mirb.) Franco). Forest Ecology and Management 80:187-195. PDF

Krutovskii, K.V., Vollmer, S.S., Sorensen, F.C., Adams, W.T. and Strauss, S.H. 1996. Genome mapping in inter-varietal hybrids of Douglas-fir. In: Proceedings Western Forest Genetics Association Meeting, Newport, Oregon, July 29-August 1, 1996, p. 23.

Krutovskii, K.V., Vollmer, S.S., Sorenson, F.C., Adams, W.T. and Strauss, S.H. 1996. Effects of megagametrophyte removal on DNA yield and early seedling growth in coastal Douglas-fir. In: Proceedings Western Forest Genetics Association Meeting, Newport, Oregon, July 29-August 1, 1996.

O'Neill, G.A., Adams, W.T. and Aitken, S.N. 1996. Susceptibility to autumn frost can be predicted by the timing of bud-set in Douglas-fir seedlings but not saplings. In: Tree Improvement for Sustainable Tropical Forestry, Dieters, M.J., Matheson, A.C., Nikles, D.G., Harwood, C.E. and Walker, S.U. (eds.), Queensland Forestry Research Institute, Gympie, Queensland, Australia, pp. 208-209.

Adams, W.T. and Aitken, S.N. 1995. Pacific Northwest Tree Improvement Research Cooperative Five-Year Plan (July 1995-June 2000). PNWTIRC Report, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, 11p.

Aitken, S.N. 1995. Effects of selection for increased growth rates on the annual developmental cycle of coastal Douglas-fir. In: Proceedings Canadian Tree Improvement Association and Western Forest Genetics Association Joint Meeting, Victoria, B.C., August 28-September 1, 1995, p. 63.

Aitken, S.N. and Adams, W.T. 1995. Impacts of genetic selection for height growth on annual developmental cycle traits in coastal Douglas-fir. In: Evolution of Breeding Strategies for Conifers from the Pacific Northwest, Proceedings Joint Meeting IUFRO Working Parties S2.02.05 (Douglas-fir), S2.0206 (Pinus contorta), S2.02.12 (Sitka spruce) and S2.02.14 (Abies), Limoges, France, July 31-August 4, 1995, p. AD-1.

Aitken, S.N. and Adams, W.T. 1995. Screening for cold hardiness in coastal Douglas-fir. In: Proceedings CRC-IUFRO Conference: Eucalypt Plantations: Improving Fibre Yield and Quality, Hobart, Australia, February 19-24, 1995, pp. 321-324.

Aitken, S.N. , Kavanagh, K.L. and Yoder, B.J. 1995. Genetic variation in seedling water-use efficiency as estimated by carbon isotope ratios and its relationship to sapling growth in Douglas-fir. Forest Genetics 2:199-206. PDF

Adams, W.T. and Bastien, J.-C. 1994. Genetics of second flushing in a French plantation of coastal Douglas-fir. Silvae Genetica 43:345-352. PDF

Adams, W.T. and Bastien, J.-C. 1994. Genetics of second flushing in coastal Douglas-fir. In: Proceedings Joint Conference Western Mensurationists Association and Western Forest Genetics Association, Vancouver, WA, June 27-30, 1994, p. 83.

Kaya, Z., Adams, W.T. and Campbell, R.K. 1994. Adaptive significance of intermittent shoot growth in Douglas-fir seedlings. Tree Physiology 14:1277-1289. PDF

Li, P. and Adams, W.T. 1994. Genetic variation in cambial phenology of coastal Douglas-fir. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 24:1864-1870. PDF

Vargas-Hernandez, J. and Adams, W.T. 1994. Genetic relationships between wood density components and cambial growth rhythm in young coastal Douglas-fir. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 24:1871-1876. PDF

Vargas-Hernandez, J., Adams, W.T. and Krahmer, R.L. 1994. Family variation in age trends of wood density traits in young coastal Douglas-fir. Wood and Fiber Science 26:229-236. PDF

Li, P. and Adams, W.T. 1993. Genetic control of bud phenology in pole-size trees and seedlings of coastal Douglas-fir. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 23:1043-1051. PDF

St. Clair, J.B. and Adams, W.T. 1993. Family composition of Douglas-fir nursery stock as influenced by seed characters, mortality and culling practices. New Forests 7:319-329. PDF

Vargas-Hernandez, J. and Adams, W.T. 1992. Age-age correlations and early selection for wood density in young Douglas-fir. Forest Science 38:467-478. PDF

St. Clair, J.B. and Adams, W.T. 1991. Effects of seed weight and rate of emergence on early growth of open-pollinated Douglas-fir families. Forest Science 37:987-997. PDF

St. Clair, J.B. and Adams, W.T. 1991. Relative family performance and variance structure of open-pollinated Douglas-fir seedlings grown in three competitive environments. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 81:541-550. PDF

Vargas-Hernandez, J. and Adams, W.T. 1991. Genetic variation of wood density components in young coastal Douglas-fir: implications for tree breeding. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 21:1801-1807. PDF

Adams, W.T., Johnson, G., Copes, D.L., Daniels, J., Quam, R.G., Heaman, J.C. and Weber, J. 1990. Information needs of coastal Douglas-fir tree improvement programs. PNWTIRC Report, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, 18p.

Adams, W.T., Johnson, G., Copes, D.L., Daniels, J., Quam, R.G., Heaman, J.C. and Weber, J. 1990. Is research keeping up with the needs of Douglas-fir tree improvement programs? Western Journal of Applied Forestry 5:135-137. PDF

Adams, W.T. and Joyce, D.G. 1990. Comparison of selection methods for improving volume growth in young coastal Douglas-fir. Silvae Genetica 39:219-226. PDF

Adams, W.T., Vargas-Hernandez, J. and Joyce, D. 1990. Selecting for wood density in young coastal Douglas-fir. In: Proceedings Joint Meeting Western Forest Genetics Association and IUFRO Working Parties S2.02-05, -06, -12 and -14 on Douglas-fir, Contorta Pine, Sitka Spruce and Abies Breeding and Genetic Resources, Olympia, Washington, August 20-24, 1990, p. 4.1-4.8.

Li, P. 1990. Genetic variation in phenology of bud and cambial activity in coastal Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii (Mirb.) Franco). Ph.D. Dissertation, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon. 147p. PDF

Vargas-Hernandez, J. 1990. Genetic variation of wood density components in coastal Douglas-fir and their relationships to growth rhythm. Ph.D. Dissertation, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon. 123p. PDF

Li, P. and Adams, W.T. 1989. Range-wide patterns of allozyme variation in Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii). Canadian Journal of Forest Research 19:149-161. PDF

St. Clair, J.B. 1989. Effects of seed characters and competitive environment on two-year performance of open-pollinated Douglas-fir families. Ph.D. Dissertation, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon. 146p. PDF

Adams, W.T., Neale, D.B. and Loopstra, C.A. 1988. Verifying controlled crosses in conifer tree-improvement programs. Silvae Genetica 37:147-152. PDF

Howe, G.T. and Adams, W.T. 1988. Clinometer versus pole measurement of tree heights in young Douglas-fir progeny tests. Western Journal of Applied Forestry 3:86-88. PDF

Adams, W.T. and Howe, G.T. 1985. Stem sinuosity measurement in young Douglas-fir progeny tests. In: Proceedings of the IUFRO Working Party on Breeding Strategy for Douglas-fir as an Introduced Species. Working Party: S. 2.02.05. Vienna, Austria, June 1985, pp. 147-159.

 

RELATED PUBLICATIONS BY PNWTIRC PERSONNEL

Anekonda, T.S. 2001. Extreme growth phenotypes of trees are caused by differences in energy metabolism. Thermochimica Acta 373:125-132. PDF

Adams W.T. and Burczyk, J. 2000. Magnitude and implications of gene flow in gene conservation reserves. In: Forest Conservation Genetics: Principles and Practices, Young, A., Boshier, D. and Boyle, T. (eds), CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia, pp. 215-224. PDF

Anekonda, T.S., Criddle, R.S., Bacca, M.I. and Hansen, L.D. 2000. Influence of age on dark respiration in eucalypts. Thermochimica Acta 343:11-17. PDF

Anekonda, T.S., Criddle, R.S. and Hansen, L.D. 2000. Response to letter from M. Adams. Functional Ecology 14:654-656. PDF

Criddle, R.S. , Anekonda, T.S., Tong, H., Church, J.N., Ledig, F.T. and Hansen, L.D. 2000. Effects of climate on growth traits of river red gum are determined by respiration parameters. Australian Journal of Plant Physiology 27:435-443. PDF

Anekonda, T.S., Criddle, R.S., Bacca, M. and Hansen, L.D. 1999. Contrasting adaptation of two eucalyptus subgenera is related to differences in respiratory metabolism. Functional Ecology 13:675-682. PDF

Adams, W.T., Zuo, J., Shimizu, J.Y. and Tappeiner, J.C. 1998. Impact of alternative regeneration methods on genetic diversity in coastal Douglas-fir. Forest Science 44:390-396. PDF

Doede, D.L. and Adams, W.T. 1998. The genetics of stem volume, stem form and branch characteristics in sapling noble fir. Silvae Genetica 47:177-183. PDF

Zencirci, N., Kaya, Z., Anikster, Y. and Adams, W.T. 1998. Proceedings of International Symposium on In Situ Conservation of Plant Genetic Diversity. Central Research Institute for Field Crops, Ankara, Turkey. 391p. ISBN 975-407-026-1.

Adams, W.T., Hipkins, V.D., Burczyk, J. and Randall, W.K. 1997. Pollen contamination trends in a maturing Douglas-fir seed orchard. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 27:131-134. PDF

Burczyk, J., Adams, W.T. and Shimizu, J.Y. 1997. Mating system and genetic diversity in natural populations of knobcone pine (Pinus attenuata). Forest Genetics 4:223-226. PDF

Anekonda, T.S., Hansen, L.D., Bacca, M. and Criddle, R.S. 1996. Selection for biomass production based on respiration parameters in eucalypts: Effects of origin and growth climates on growth rates. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 26:1556-1568. PDF

Anekonda, T.S. and Libby, W.J. 1996. Effectiveness of nearest neighbor data adjustment in a clonal test of redwood. Silvae Genetica 45:46-51. PDF

Burczyk, J., Adams, W.T. and Shimizu, J.Y. 1996. Mating patterns and pollen dispersal in a natural knobcone pine (Pinus attenuata Lemmon.) stand. Heredity 77:251-280. PDF

Criddle, R.S., Anekonda, T.S., Bacca, M. and Hansen, L.D. 1996. Selection for biomass production based on respiration parameters in eucalypts: Acclimation of growth respiration to changing growth temperatures. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 26: 1569-1576. PDF

Criddle, R.S., Anekonda, T.S. and Libby, W.J. 1996. Respiration parameters determine redwood growth rates and responses to climate. In: Proceedings Conference on Coast Redwood Forest Ecology and Management, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA, June 18-20, 1996.

Libby, W.J., Anekonda, T.S. and Kuser, J.E. 1996. The genetic architecture study of coast redwood. In: Proceedings Conference on Coast Redwood Forest Ecology and Management, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA, June 18-20, 1996.

Adams, W.T., White, G.R., Hodge and Powell, G.L. 1994. Genetic parameters for bole volume in longleaf pine: large sample estimates and influences of test characteristics. Silvae Genetica 43:357-366. PDF

Schermann, N. 1994. Etude des parameteres genetiques de trois populations de Douglas vert (Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.) Franco), Analyse d'un diallele 16 x 16, Consequences pour la strategie d'amelioration genetique de l'espece. Ph.D. Dissertation, Institut National Agronomique, Paris-Grignon, France. 117p.

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