The ARC Centre for Forest Value produces research across all aspects of the forest value chain. Below are some of the highlights of the research produced by the Centre.
Baker, S.C., Kasel, S., van Galen, L.G., Jordan, G.J., Nitschke, C.R., Pryde, E.C., 2019. Identifying regrowth forests with advanced mature forest values. Forest Ecology and Management 433, 73-84.
Baker, T.P., Scott, R.E., Neyland, M.G., Musk, R.A., 2019. Do forest edges reduce timber productivity – Implications for retention forestry techniques. Forest Ecology and Management 448, 208-217.
Bloomfield, K.J., Prentice, I.C., Cernusak, L.A., Eamus, D., Medlyn, B.E., Rumman, R., Wright, I.J., Boer, M.M., Cale, P., Cleverly, J., Egerton, J.J.G., Ellsworth, D.S., Evans, B.J., Hayes, L.S., Hutchinson, M.F., Liddell, M.J., Macfarlane, C., Meyer, W.S., Togashi, H.F., Wardlaw, T., Zhu, L., Atkin, O.K., 2019. The validity of optimal leaf traits modelled on environmental conditions. New Phytologist 221, 1409-1423.
Breed, M.F., Harrison, P.A., Blyth, C., Byrne, M., Gaget, V., Gellie, N.J.C., Groom, S.V.C., Hodgson, R., Mills, J.G., Prowse, T.A.A., Steane, D.A., Mohr, J.J., 2019. The potential of genomics for restoring ecosystems and biodiversity. Nature Reviews Genetics.
Derikvand, M., Kotlarewski, N., Lee, M., Jiao, H., Nolan, G., 2019. Characterisation of Physical and Mechanical Properties of Unthinned and Unpruned Plantation-Grown Eucalyptus nitens H.Deane & Maiden Lumber. Forests 10, 194.
Derikvand, M., Jiao, H., Kotlarewski, N., Lee, M., Chan, A., Nolan, G., 2019. Bending performance of nail-laminated timber constructed of fast-grown plantation eucalypt. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products 77, 421-437.
Derikvand, M., Kotlarewski, N., Lee, M., Jiao, H., Chan, A., Nolan, G., 2019. Short-term and long-term bending properties of nail-laminated timber constructed of fast-grown plantation eucalypt. Construction and Building Materials 211, 952-964.
Freeman, J.S., Hamilton, M.G., Lee, D.J., Pegg, G.S., Brawner, J.T., Tilyard, P.A., Potts, B.M., 2019. Comparison of host susceptibilities to native and exotic pathogens provides evidence for pathogen-imposed selection in forest trees. New Phytologist 221, 2261-2272.
Hvolby, H.-H., Steger-Jensen, K., Neagoe, M., Vestergaard, S., Turner, P., 2019. Collaborative Exchange of Cargo Truck Loads: Approaches to Reducing Empty Trucks in Logistics Chains. IFIP International Conference on Advances in Production Management Systems, Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Kotlarewski, N., 2019. Bifenthrin treatment for balsa: Susceptibility of Papua New Guinea-grown Ochroma pyramidale to attack by Coptotermes acinaciformis (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in an Australian context. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation.
Kotlarewski, N.J., Derikvand, M., Lee, M., Whiteroad, I., 2019. Machinability Study of Australia’s Dominate Plantation Timber Resources. Forests 10, 805.
Macdonald, S., Bailey, T., Hunt, M., Davidson, N., Jordan, G., 2019. Stable states in soil chemistry persist in eucalypt woodland restorations. Applied Vegetation Science 22, 105-114.
Neagoe, M., Hvolby, H.-H., Taskhiri, M.S., Turner, P., 2019. Understanding the Impact of User Behaviours and Scheduling Parameters on the Effectiveness of a Terminal Appointment System Using Discrete Event Simulation. IFIP International Conference on Advances in Production Management Systems, Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Nickolas, H., Harrison, P.A., Tilyard, P., Vaillancourt, R.E., Potts, B.M., 2019. Inbreeding depression and differential maladaptation shape the fitness trajectory of two co-occurring Eucalyptus species. Annals of Forest Science 76.
Nickolas, H., Williams, D., Downes, G.M., Tilyard, P., Harrison, P.A., Vaillancourt, R.E., Potts, B.M., 2019. Genetic correlations among pulpwood and solid-wood selection traits in Eucalyptus globulus. New Forests.
Pangh, H., Hosseinabadi, H.Z., Kotlarewski, N., Moradpour, P., Lee, M., Nolan, G., 2019. Flexural performance of cross-laminated timber constructed from fibre-managed plantation eucalyptus. Construction and Building Materials 208, 535-542.
Scott, R.E., Neyland, M.G., Baker, S.C., 2019. Variable retention in Tasmania, Australia: trends over 16 years of monitoring and adaptive management. Ecological Processes 8, 23.
Simic, K., Gendvilas, V., O'Reilly, C., Harte, A.M., 2019. Predicting structural timber grade-determining properties using acoustic and density measurements on young Sitka spruce trees and logs. Holzforschung 73, 139-149.
Strandgard, M., Turner, P., Mirowski, L., Acuna, M., 2019. Potential application of overseas forest biomass supply chain experience to reduce costs in emerging Australian forest biomass supply chains – A literature review. Australian Forestry, 1-9.
Taskhiri, M.S., Hafezi, M.H., Holloway, D., Turner, P., 2019. An assessment of in-field non-destructive testing methods for detection of internal defects in standing live trees. SPIE Smart Structures + Nondestructive Evaluation. SPIE.
Taskhiri, M.S., Jeswani, H., Geldermann, J., Azapagic, A., 2019. Optimising cascaded utilisation of wood resources considering economic and environmental aspects. Computers & Chemical Engineering.
Woo, H., Turner, P., 2019. A review of recent research on carbon neutrality in forest bioenergy feedstocks. Research Journal of Environmental Sciences 19.
Woo, H., Turner, P., 2019. Review on carbon neutral forest bioenergy feedstock. International Journal of Environmental Sciences & Natural Resources 19.
Yong, W.T.L., Ades, P.K., Bossinger, G., Runa, F.A., Sandhu, K.S., Potts, B.M., Tibbits, J.F.G., 2019. Geographical patterns of variation in susceptibility of Eucalyptus globulus and Eucalyptus obliqua to myrtle rust. Tree Genetics & Genomes 15, 31.
2018 Journal Articles
Ammitzboll, H., Vaillancourt, R.E., Potts, B.M., Singarasa, S., Mani, R., Freeman, J.S., 2018. Quantitative Trait Loci (QTLs) for Intumescence Severity in Eucalyptus globulus and Validation of QTL Detection Based on Phenotyping Using Open-Pollinated Families of a Mapping Population. Plant Disease 102, 1566-1573.
Baker, T.P., Jordan, G.J., Fountain-Jones, N.M., Balmer, J., Dalton, P.J., Baker, S.C., 2018. Distance, environmental and substrate factors impacting recovery of bryophyte communities after harvesting. Applied Vegetation Science 21, 64-75.
Baker, T.P., Moroni, M., Mendham, D., Smith, R., Hunt, M.A., 2018. Impact of windbreak shelter on crop and livestock production. Crop and Pasture Science 69, 785-796.
Breed, M., Harrison, P.A., Bischoff, A., Durruty, P., Gellie, N.J.C., Gonzales, E.K., Havens, K., Karmann, M., Kilkenny, F., Lowe, A.J., Marques, P., Nevill, P.G., Vitt, P.L., Bucharova, A., 2018. Priority actions to improve provenance decision-making. BioScience 68, 510-516
Butler, J.B., Freeman, J.S., Potts, B.M., Vaillancourt, R.E., Grattapaglia, D., Silva-Junior, O.B., Simmons, B.A., Healey, A.L., Schmutz, J., Barry, K.W., 2018. Annotation of the Corymbia terpene synthase gene family shows broad conservation but dynamic evolution of physical clusters relative to Eucalyptus. Heredity 121, 87.
Costa E. Silva, J., Harrison, P.A., Wiltshire, R.J.E., Potts, B.M., 2018. Evidence that divergent selection shapes a developmental cline in forest tree species complex. Annals of Botany 122, 181-194.
Davis, K., Kotlarewski, N., Orr, K., Nolan, G., 2018. Characteristics of fibre-managed plantation Eucalyptus globulus for non-structural applications from Tasmania, Australia. Forest Products Society 72nd International Convention, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.
Davis, K., Kotlarewski, N., Orr, K., Nolan, G., Leavengood, S., 2018. Optimizing Perception Oriented Classification of Sawn Boards from Fibre-Managed Plantation Resources. 2018 Society of Wood Science and Technology/Japan Wood Research Society International Convention. Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan, pp. 164-171.
Derikvand, M., Kotlarewski, N., Lee, M., Jiao, H., Chan, A., Nolan, G., 2018. Visual stress grading of fibre-managed plantation eucalypt timber for structural building applications. Construction and Building Materials 167, 688-699.
Derikvand, M., Kotlarewski, N., Lee, M., Jiao, H., Nolan, G., 2018. Flexural and visual characteristics of fibre-managed plantation Eucalyptus globulus timber. Wood Materials Science & Engineering.
Downes, G.M., Lausberg, M., Potts, B., Pilbeam, D., Bird, M., Bradshaw, B., 2018. Application of the IML Resistograph to the infield assessment of basic density in plantation eucalypts. Australian Forestry 81, 177-185.
Hingston, A.B., Wardlaw, T.J., Baker, S.C., Jordan, G.J., 2018. Data obtained from acoustic recording units and field observer point counts of Tasmanian forest birds are similar but not the same. Australian Field Ornithology 35, 30-39.
Kang, B.-R., Kim, H.-T., Jang, J., Woo, H., Woo, J.-C., 2018. Value Chain Optimization in Timber Supply Chain: Case Study in Gangwon-do. Journal of Forest and Environmental Science 34, 304-312.
Kotlarewski, N., Kuys, B., Ozarska, B., Holloway, D., 2018. Manipulating Papua New Guinea Balsa by Design for Acoustic Absorption in the Built Environment. 2018 Society of Wood Science and Technology/Japan Wood Research Society International Convention, Nagoya University, pp. 164-171.
Kotlarewski, N., Taylor, L., Booth, P., 2018. Embracing natural timber features of plantation hardwood: Material-aware digital workflows in product design and development. ASA2018: Engaging Architectural Science, RMIT.
Neagoe, M., Taskhiri, M.S., Nguyen, H., Turner, P., 2018. Exploring congestion impact beyond the bulk cargo terminal gate. Logistics 4.0 and sustainable supply chain management, Hamburg, pp. 63-82.
Senior, J.K., O’Reilly-Wapstra, J.M., Schweitzer, J.A., Bailey, J.K., Potts, B.M., 2018. Forest fire may disrupt plant–microbial feedbacks. Plant Ecology, 1-8.
Senior, J.K., Potts, B.M., O'Reilly‐Wapstra, J.M., Bissett, A., Wooliver, R.C., Bailey, J.K., Glen, M., Schweitzer, J.A., 2018. Phylogenetic trait conservatism predicts patterns of plant‐soil feedback. Ecosphere 9, e02409.
Smith, A., Potts, B., Ratkowsky, D., Pinkard, E., Mohammed, C., 2018. Association of Eucalyptus globulus leaf anatomy with susceptibility to Teratosphaeria leaf disease. Forest Pathology 48, e12395.
Soja, M., Baker, S.C., Jordan, G.J., Lucieer, A., Musk, R., Ulander, L., Williams, M., White, R., 2018. Unveiling the complex structure of Tasmanian Temperate forests with model-based tandem-x tomography. International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Valencia, Spain, p. 3575.
van Galen, L., Jordan, G.J., Musk, R.A., Beeton, N.J., Wardlaw, T.J., Baker, S.C., 2018. Quantifying floristic and structural forest maturity: An attribute‐based method for wet eucalypt forests. Journal of Applied Ecology 55, 1668-1681.
Wardlaw, T., 2018. Costs and benefits of the leaf beetle Integrated Pest Management. II. Cost-benefit analysis. Australian Forestry 81, 46-52.
Wardlaw, T.J., Grove, S.J., Hingston, A.B., Balmer, J.M., Forster, L.G., Musk, R.A., Read, S.M., 2018. Responses of flora and fauna in wet eucalypt production forest to the intensity of disturbance in the surrounding landscape. Forest Ecology and Management 409, 694-706.
Woo, H., Acuna, M., Moroni, M., Taskhiri, M.S., 2018. Optimising the location of biomass energy facilities by intergrating multi-criteria analysis (MCA) and geographical information systems (GIS). Forests 9.
Woo, H., Han-Sup, H., 2018. Performance of screening biomass feedstocks using star and deck screen machines. Applied Engineering in Agriculture 34, 35-42.
Woo, H., Turner, P., Kang, B., Jang, J., Woo, J.C., 2018. Feasibility Study of Forestry Project in Sarawak State, Malaysia. Journal of Forest and Environmental Science 34, 352-358.
Wooliver, R.C., Senior, J.K., Potts, B.M., Van Nuland, M.E., Bailey, J.K., Schweitzer, J.A., 2018. Soil fungi underlie a phylogenetic pattern in plant growth responses to nitrogen enrichment. Journal of Ecology.
Worth, J., Sakaguchi, S., Harrison, P.A., Bruniche-Olsen, A., Janes, J.K., Crisp, M.C., Bowman, D.M.J.S., 2018. Pleistocene divergence of two disjunct conifers in the eastern Australian temperate zone. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 125, 459-474.
2017 Journal articles
Águas, A, Larcombe, MJ, Matias, H, Deus, E, Potts, BM, Rego, FC, Silva, JS (2017) Understanding the naturalization of Eucalyptus globulus in Portugal: a comparison with Australian plantations. European Journal of Forest Research 136, 433-446.
Baker, SC, Grove, SJ, Wardlaw, T, McElwee, DJ, Neyland, MG, Scott, RE, Read, SM (2017) Monitoring the implementation of variable retention silviculture in wet eucalypt forest: A key element of successful adaptive management. Forest Ecology and Management 394, 27-41.
Baker, TP, Jordan, GJ, Fountain-Jones, NM, Balmer, J, Dalton, PJ, Baker, SC (2017) Distance, environmental and substrate factors impacting recovery of bryophyte communities after harvesting. Applied Vegetation Science
Butler, JB, Vaillancourt, RE, Potts, BM, Lee, DJ, King, GJ, Baten, A, Shepherd, M, Freeman, JS (2017) Comparative genomics of Eucalyptus and Corymbia reveals low rates of genome structural rearrangement. BMC Genomics 18, 397.
Camarretta, N, Puletti, N, Chiavetta, U, Corona, P (2017) Quantitative changes of forest landscapes over the last century across Italy. Plant Biosystems 1-9.
Costa E. Silva, J, Potts, BM, Gilmour, A, Kerr, R (2017) Genetic-based interactions among tree neighbours: identiﬁcation of the most inﬂuential neighbours, and estimation of correlations among direct and indirect genetic effects for leaf disease and growth in Eucalyptus globulus. Heredity
Costa, J, Vaillancourt, RE, Steane, DA, Jones, RC, Marques, C (2017) Microsatellite analysis of population structure in Eucalyptus globulus. Genome 60, 770-777.
Curzon, MT, Baker, SC, Kern, C, Palik, BJ, D'Amato, AW (2017) Influence of mature overstory trees on adjacent 12-year regeneration and the woody understory: aggregated retention versus intact forest. Forests 8, 31.
Derikvand, M, Nolan, G, Jiao, H, Kotlarewski, N (2017) What to do with structurally low-grade wood from Australia's plantation Eucalyptus; Building application? BioResources 12, 4-7.
Elek, JA, Baker, SC (2017) Timing and frequency are the critical factors affecting the impact of defoliation on long term growth of plantation eucalypts. Forest Ecology and Management 391, 1-8.
Fountain-Jones, NM, Jordan, GJ, Burridge, C, Forster, L, Wardlaw, T, Petersfeld, M, Baker, TP, Baker, SC (2017) Trophic position determines functional and phylogenetic recovery after disturbance within a community. Functional Ecology 1441-1451.
Gale, F, Baker, TP (2017) 'Code complexes': A case study of forest harvesting in Tasmania. Forest Policy and Economics
Gosney, B, O’Reilly-Wapstra, J, Forster, L, Whiteley, C, Potts, B (2017) The Extended Community-Level Effects of Genetic Variation in Foliar Wax Chemistry in the Forest Tree Eucalyptus globulus. Journal of Chemical Ecology 43, 532-542.
Grove, S, Wardlaw, T, Forster, L (2017) A megadiverse beetle fauna showing an inordinate fondness for Tasmanian forests. The Tasmanian Naturalist 139, 1-11.
Hamilton, MG, Freeman, J, Blackburn, DP, Downes, GM, Pilbeam, DJ, Potts, BM (2017) Independent lines of evidence for a relationships between acoustic wave velocity and kraft pulp yield in Eucalyptus globulus. Annals of Forest Science 74, 17.
Harrison, PA, Vaillancourt, RE, Harris, RMB, Potts, BM (2017) Integrating climate change and habitat fragmentation to identify candidate seed sources for ecological restoration. Restoration Ecology.
Hingston, AB, Wardlaw, TJ, Baker, SC, Jordan, GJ (2017) Data obtained from acoustic recording units and field observer point counts of Tasmanian forest birds are similar but not the same. Australian Field Ornithology Accepted,
Kotlarewski, N, Lee, M, Nolan, G (2017) Grade-reducing features in timber products. New Zealand Journal of Forestry 62, 33-35.
McKiernan, AB, Potts, BM, Hovenden, MJ, Brodribb, TJ, Davies, NW, Rodemann, T, McAdam, SAM, O’Reilly-Wapstra, JM (2017) A water availability gradient reveals the deficit level required to affect traits in potted juvenile Eucalyptus globulus. Annals of Botany 119, 1043-1052.
Moroni, M, Musk, R, Wardlaw, TJ (2017) Forest succession where trees become smaller an wood carbon stocks reduce. Forest Ecology and Management 393, 74-80.
Pinkard, E, Wardlaw, T, Kriticos, D, Ireland, K, Bruce, J (2017) Climate change and pest risk in temperate eucalypt and radiata pine plantations: a review. Australian Forestry 80, 228-241.
Pinkard, EA, Lisson, S, Bailey, T, Davidson, N, Worledge, D, Potts, BM (2017) Effects of Clear Polymer Film on Emergence and Survival of Direct Sown Native Vegetation. Land Degradation & Development.
Steane, D, Potts, BM, McLean, EH, Collins, L, Holland, B, Prober, SM, Stock, WD, Vaillancourt, RE, Byrne, M (2017) Genomic scans across three eucalypts Suggest that adaptation to aridity is a genome-wide phenomenon. Genome Biology and Evolution 9, 253-265.
Steane, DA, McLean, EH, Potts, BM, Prober, SM, Stock, WD, Stylianou, VM, Vaillancourt, RE, Byrne, M (2017) Evidence for adaptation and acclimation in a widespread eucalypt of semi-arid Australia. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 121, 484-500.
Woo, H, Han-Sup, H (2017) Performance of screening biomass feedstocks using star and deck screen machines. Applied Engineering in Agriculture In Press,
Wood, SW, Wardlaw, T, Pryde, EC, Baker, SC (2017) Landscape structure and mature forest biodiversity in wet eucalypt forests: A spatial analysis of timber production areas in south-eastern Australia. Forests 8, 89.
2016 Journal articles
Baker, S.C., Halpern, C.B., Wardlaw, T.J., Kern, C., Edgar, G.J., Thompson, R.J., Bigley, R.E., Franklin, J.F., Gandhi, K.J.K., Gustafsson, L., Johnson, S., Palik, B.J., Spies, T.A., Steel, E.A., Weslien, J., Strengbom, J. (2016) A cross-continental comparison of plant and beetle responses to retention forest patches during timber harvest. Ecological Applications 26; 2493-2504.
Baker, T.P., Baker, S.C., Dalton, P.J., Fountain-Jones, N.M., Jordan, G.J. (2016) Temporal persistence of edge effects on bryophytes within harvested forests. Forest Ecology and Management 375; 223-229
Baker, T.P., Jordan, G.J., Baker, S.C. (2016) Microclimate edge effects in a recently harvested forest: Do remnant forest patches create the same impact as large forest areas? Forest Ecology and Management 365; 128-136.
Butler, J.B., Freeman, J.S., Vaillancourt, R.E., Potts, B.M., Glen, M., Lee, D.J. (2016) Evidence for different QTL underlying the immune and hypersensitive responses of Eucalyptus globulus to the rust pathogen Puccinia psidii. Tree Genetics & Genomics 12; 39
Kotlarewski, N., Kuys, B., Thong, C. (2016) Design and innovation: A tool for value-adding to the Papua New Guinea balsa wood industry. Journal of Design, Business & Society 2
Larcombe, M.J., Barbour, R.C., Jones, R.C., Vaillancourt, R.E., Potts, B.M. (2016) Postmating barriers to hybridization between and islands native eucalypts and an introduced congener. Tree Genetics & Genomics 12.
Larcombe, M.J., e Silva, J.C., Tilyard, P., Gore, P., Potts, B.M. (2016) On the persistence of reproductive barriers in Eucalyptus: the bridging of mechanical barriers to zygote formation by F1 hybrids is counteracted by intrinsic post-zygotic incompatibilities. Annals of Botany, 118; 431-444
Larcombe, M.J., Potts, B.M., Jones, R.C., Steane, D., Costa E. Silva, J., Vaillancourt, R.E. (2016) Managing Australia's eucalypt gene pools: Assessing the risk of exotic gene flow. The Royal Society of Victoria 128; 25-39.
Potts, B.M., Sandhu, K.S., Wardlaw, T., Freeman, J., Li, H., Tilyard, P., Park, R.F. (2016) Evolutionary history shapes the susceptibility of an island tree flora to an exotic pathogen. Forest Ecology and Management 368; 183-193.
Prober, S.M., Potts, B.M., Bailey, T., Byrne, M., Dillon, S., Harrison, P.A., Hoffman, A.A., Jordan, R., McLean, E.H., Steane, D.A., Stock, W.D., Vaillancourt, R.E. (2016) Climate adaptation and ecological restoration in eucalypts. The Royal Society of Victoria 128; 40-53.
van Galen, L.G., Baker, S.C., Dalton, P.J., Jordan, G.J., (2016) The effectiveness of streamside versus upslope reserves in conserving log-associated bryophytes of native production forests. Forest Ecology and Management 373; 66-73.
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