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  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
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Grant T. Kirker

Grant T. Kirker

Research Forest Products Technologist
One Gifford pinchot Drive
Madison
Wisconsin
United States
53726

Phone: 608-231-9256
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Research Interests

  • Microbial Community Dynamics of Wood Decay
  • Microbial Degradation of Wood Preservatives
  • Termite-Fungal Interactions
  • Naturally Durable Wood Species

Education

  • Mississippi State University, MS, Forest Products , 2008
  • Mississippi State University, MS, Entomology (minor=Plant Pathology) , 2004
  • Mississippi State University, MS, Agricultural Pest Management , 2001

Professional Organizations

  • American Wood Preservers Association, Member
  • Entomological Society of America, Member
  • Forest Products Society, Member
  • Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST), Member
  • International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Member

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Publications

Research Highlights

HighlightTitleYear


FPL-2012-07
Natural Wood Durability Studied to Estimate Wood's Performance

Naturally occurring chemicals in some wood species make them more durable against deterioration

2012


Last updated on : 05/08/2015