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Emile Gardiner

Emile S. Gardiner

Research Forester - Team Leader
P.O. Box 227
Stoneville
Mississippi
United States
38776-0227

Phone: 662-336-4820
Fax: 662-336-4829
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Current Research

I conduct research on the ecophysiology and silviculture of bottomland hardwood regeneration.Ecophysiology research currently focuses on how environmental factors such as root hypoxia and light influence species establishment, growth and distribution in floodplain forests.Silviculture research involves developing practices which facilitate natural and artificial regeneration of bottomland hardwood species.Current studies involve partial cutting and underplanting to establish advance oak regeneration in natural stands, and development of nurse crop systems for afforestation of former agricultural land.

Education

  • Mississippi State University, Ph.D. Forestry 1994
  • Louisiana State University, M.S. Wildlife Management 1988
  • Louisiana State University, B.S. Forestry/Wildlife option 1986

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Research Highlights

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SRS-2017-144
New research sheds light on fate of the imperiled pondberry plant

Some consider pondberry to be the rarest shrub in the southeastern U.S. as it is found in only 36 populations distributed in six states. Forest ...

2017


Last updated on : 11/01/2019