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Forestry

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Researchers at the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center work to sustain Tennessee forests by improving tree genetics and forest management standards.
Forest Management Workshop


Forestry-related industries add significantly to the state’s economy, and Tennessee is typically within the top five hardwood producing states in the nation.  Our forests are a valuable renewable resource that not only produce timber, but also provide cleaner air, habitat for wildlife, and green spaces that we can all enjoy.

Researchers at the West Tennessee Research & Education Center work to sustain Tennessee forests by improving tree genetics and forest management standards.

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Tennessee Tree Improvement Program

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For Additional Resources Check Out UT Dept. of Forestry, Wildlife & Fisheries

Current UT Research Projects at WTREC are…

  • Genetically improving bald cypress seed
  • Providing information on the effect of seedling size on survival after planting
  • Setting culling standards

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