Forest Research
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The Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) produces a variety of publications, and many can be viewed online in PDF format.

Forest Research Review

These publications are in English, PDF format.

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Occasional Reports

These reports are produced by the Virginia Department of Forestry's Resource Information Division. Most of these publications are (English; PDF format).

  1. A Comparison of Tree Growth and Development Between a Shortleaf and Loblolly Pine Plantation Growing on Nason Soil in Orange County, Virginia; Henry W. Bashore & R.L. Marler, September 1955.
  2. Yellow-Poplar Growth and Yield Data on Selected Stands in Virginia; R.L. Marler, November 1955.
  3. Early Tree Plantings Starting to Pay in Virginia; R.L. Marler, November 1955.
  4. Tree Planting Production Rates in Virginia; R.L. Marler, September 1956.
  5. Results of Helicopter Spraying of 2,4,5-T to Control Unwanted Hardwoods in Charlotte County, Virginia; R.L. Marler, September 1957.
  6. Virginia's 1958 Pine Seed Tree Reproduction Survey; May 1959.
  7. Aerial Spraying for Planting Site Preparation on the Buckingham State Forest; W.F. Custard & R.L. Marler, November 1960.
  8. Virginia Landowners Try Direct Seedling Loblolly Pine; R.L. Marler, January 1961.
  9. Foliage Spraying to Control Hardwoods: Using a Trailer-Type Sprayer on the Buckingham State Forest; W.F. Custard & R.L. Marler, August 1961.
  10. Comparative Growth and Yield of Loblolly and Shortleaf Pine in a Mixed Plantation; W.F. Custard & R.L. Marler, October 1961.
  11. Some Virginia Direct Seeding Results for 1961; December 1961.
  12. Direct Seeding Can Provide a Low Cost Method of Establishing Pine; W.F. Custard & R.L. Marler, December 1961.
  13. Fertilization of Planted Loblolly Pine Seedlings Fails to Increase Height Growth; W.A. Hubble, Jr., T.A. Dierauf, W.F. Custard & R.L. Marler, January 1962.
  14. Plowing Versus Chemical Sod Control; J.G. Swift & R.L. Marler, December 1962.
  15. Backpack Mist Blower Study; T.A. Dierauf, January 1963.
  16. Covering Pine Seeds Produces More Seedlings; E.H. Robertson & R.L. Marler, January 1963.
  17. Results of 1962 Broadcast Seedlings on Private Lands in Virginia; T.A. Dierauf, September 1963.
  18. Pine Spot Seeding, 1962 Results; T.A. Dierauf, November 1963.
  19. Tree Planting Survival - A Three-Year Study; R.L. Marler, November 1963.
  20. Tractor-Mounted Mist Blower Study; William Mc. Newman, T.A. Dierauf & R.L. Marler, December 1963.
  21. Yield of Planted Loblolly Pine in Piedmont and Coastal Plan Virginia; T.A. Dierauf & R.L. Marler, December 1965.
  22. Yellow-Poplar Direct Seeding and Planting Study; J.W. Hodge, Jr. & T.A. Dierauf, January 1966.
  23. Height Comparisons of Direct Seeded and Planted Loblolly Pine Seedlings; T.A. Dierauf, January 1966.
  24. White Pine Spot Seeding Study; T.A. Dierauf, March 1966.
  25. Direct Seeding Loblolly Pine in Piedmont Virginia; W. Mc. Newman, T.A. Dierauf & R.L. Marler, March 1967.
  26. Dybar for Planting Site Preparation; T.A. Dierauf, June 1967.
  27. Clay Dipped Versus Bare Rooted Seedling Survival; T.A. Dierauf & R.L. Marler, December 1967.
  28. A Shortleaf and Loblolly Pine Flowering Phenology Study; Ronald G. Wasser, December 1967.
  29. A Loblolly Pine "Super Seedling" Study; R.W. Slocum, R.G. Wasser & R.L. Marler, February 1968.
  30. Treating Individual Trees With Dybar; T.A. Dierauf & R.B. Geddes, February 1968.
  31. Loblolly Pine Cold-Storage Planting Study; T.A. Dierauf & R.L. Marler, February 1969.
  32. Survival and Growth of Loblolly Pine Seedlings - Established by Direct Seeding; William M. Newman, T.A. Dierauf & R.L. Marler, April 1969.
  33. Damage from Mist-Blowing to Recently Planted and Germinated Loblolly Pine Seedlings; T.A. Dierauf, W.M. Newman & S.F. Warner, April 1970.
  34. Exposure, Clay Treatment, and Storage of Loblolly Pine Seedlings; T.A. Dierauf - Va. Division of Forestry & R.L. Marler - Syracuse University, NY, January 1971.
  35. A Three-Year White Pine Direct Seedling Study; T.A. Dierauf & R.L. Marler, February 1971.
  36. Effectiveness of an Underground Storage Unit for Loblolly Pine Seedlings; T.A. Dierauf & R.L. Marler, March 1971.
  37. Direct Seeding and Planting Virginia and Loblolly Pine on Sites Prepared by Burning; T.A. Dierauf, J.W. Garner - Va. Division of Forestry & R.L. Marler - Syracuse University, NY, November 1971.
  38. A Three-Year Loblolly Pine Direct Seeding Study; T.A. Dierauf, February 1972.
  39. Loblolly Pine Planting Date Study; J.W. Garner, Jr., November 1972.
  40. Effect of Seedling Grade on Survival and Growth of Loblolly Pine Seedlings; T.A. Dierauf, April 1973.
  41. Rough Land Tree Planter Study; J.W. Garner & T.A. Dierauf, November 1973.
  42. A Comparison of Planting, Spot Seeding, and Broadcast Seeding of Loblolly Pine; T.A. Dierauf & J.W. Garner, Jr., December 1973.
  43. Effect of Time in Cold Storage on Loblolly Pine Seedling Survival; T.A. Dierauf, November 1974.
  44. Effect of Freezing on Survival of Loblolly Pine Seedlings; J.W. Garner & T.A. Dierauf, November 1974.
  45. Kraft Bags Versus Conventional Packaging - Effects on Survival; T.A. Dierauf & J.W. Garner, November 1974.
  46. Predicting Number of Sound Seeds per Cone from a Cone Cutting Study in a Twelve-Year-Old Loblolly Orchard; T.A. Dierauf & R.G. Wasser, July 1975.
  47. A Test of Agricol as a Root Dip; T.A. Dierauf & J.W. Garner, December 1975.
  48. Height Growth of Planted and Direct Seeded Loblolly Pine; T.A. Dierauf, December 1975.
  49. Yield of Old Field Shortleaf Pine Plantations; T.A. Dierauf & J.W. Garner, July 1976.
  50. Changes in Loblolly Pine Seedling Dry Weight and Top to Root Ratio Between October and March; J.W. Garner & T.A. Dierauf, July 1976.
  51. Cold Damage to Loblolly Seedlings at New Kent Nursery; T.A. Dierauf & H.L. Olinger, January 1977.
  52. Root Pruning Loblolly Pine Seedlings, Effect on Survival and Growth; T.A. Dierauf & J.W. Garner, February 1978.
  53. Does Interplanting Increase Yields?; T.A. Dierauf, J.W. Garner & H.L. Olinger, April 1980.
  54. 1974 Loblolly Pine Seed Sizing Study; T.A. Dierauf & J.W. Garner, April 1980.
  55. Results of Root Wrenching in a Sandy Nursery Soil; T.A. Dierauf & J.W. Garner, April 1980.
  56. Loblolly Seed Bed Density Study; T.A. Dierauf & J.W. Garner, April 1980.
  57. Effects of Seedling Size, Herbicides, Fertilizer, and Coppicing on Survival and Growth of Planted Black Walnut Seedlings; T.A. Dierauf & J.W. Garner, January 1981.
  58. A Study of Undercutting, Lateral Root Pruning, Top Clipping in Loblolly Pine Nursery Beds; T.A. Dierauf & H.L. Olinger, March 1982.
  59. Two Tests of Potassium Fertilizations to Induce Earlier Dormancy of Loblolly Pine Seedlings; T.A. Dierauf, November 1982.
  60. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 1; T.A. Dierauf, January 1984.
  61. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 2; T.A. Dierauf , January 1984.
  62. Direct Seeding Black Walnut Study; T.A. Dierauf , February 1984.
  63. A Comparison of "Normal Depth" with "Deep Planting" of Loblolly Pine Seedlings; T.A. Dierauf , February 1984.
  64. Survival of Root Pruned Loblolly Pine Seedlings After Long-Term Cold Storage; T.A. Dierauf , February 1984.
  65. Results at Age 23 of a Loblolly Pine Pre-Commercial Thinning Study; T.A. Dierauf , February 1985.
  66. A Three-Year Study of Immersing Stored Loblolly Pine Seedlings in Water Before Planting; T.A. Dierauf & L.C. Edwards, February 1985.
  67. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 3; T.A. Dierauf , May 1986.
  68. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 4; T.A. Dierauf , May 1986.
  69. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 5; T.A. Dierauf , May 1986.
  70. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 6; T.A. Dierauf , May 1986.
  71. Survival and Growth of Loblolly Pine Seedlings Damaged by an Early Hail Storm; T.A. Dierauf, Ronald S. Jenkins & Donald L. Hixson, May 1986.
  72. An Undercutting Study in Loblolly Pine Seedbeds; T.A. Dierauf, November 1988.
  73. A Two-Year Study Comparing Five Sowing Depths for Loblolly Pine Seed; T.A. Dierauf & Laurie J. Apgar, November 1988.
  74. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 7; T.A. Dierauf, December 1988.
  75. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 8; T.A. Dierauf, February 1989.
  76. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 9; T.A. Dierauf, February 1989.
  77. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 10; T.A. Dierauf, May 1989.
  78. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 11; T.A. Dierauf, February 1989.
  79. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 12; T.A. Dierauf, May 1989.
  80. Performance of Pine Needles and Wood Chip Mulches Compared to No Mulch on Loblolly Pine Seedbeds; T.A. Dierauf & Laurie J. Apgar, November 1989.
  81. Survival and Growth of Loblolly Pine Seedlings Damaged by an Early Wind Storm; Laurie J. Apgar, November 1989.
  82. Root Pruning White Pine Seedlings Prior to Planting; T.A. Dierauf & Harold Hannah, November 1989.
  83. Early Planting, Over-Winter Storage, and Late Planting of White Pine Seedlings; T.A. Dierauf, November 1989.
  84. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 13; T.A. Dierauf, December 1989.
  85. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 14; T.A. Dierauf, December 1989.
  86. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 15; T.A. Dierauf, December 1989.
  87. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 16; T.A. Dierauf, February 1990.
  88. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 17; T.A. Dierauf, February 1990.
  89. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 18; T.A. Dierauf, February 1990.
  90. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 19; T.A. Dierauf, March 1990.
  91. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 20; T.A. Dierauf, March 1990.
  92. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 21; T.A. Dierauf, March 1990.
  93. A Three-Year Loblolly Pine Seedbed Irrigation Study; T.A. Dierauf & Laurie A. Chandler, January 1991.
  94. A Five-Year Study of Different Sawdust and Nitrogen Rates in a Loblolly Pine Nursery; T.A. Dierauf, January 1991.
  95. Comparison of Loblolly and Virginia Pine Yields; T.A. Dierauf, January 1991.
  96. Diameter Growth Following an Understory Prescribed Burn; T.A. Dierauf, February 1991.
  97. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 22; T.A. Dierauf, August 1991.
  98. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 23; T.A. Dierauf, August 1991.
  99. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 24; T.A. Dierauf, August 1991.
  100. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 25; T.A. Dierauf, August 1991.
  101. Loblolly Pine Release Study - Report Number 26; T.A. Dierauf, August 1991.
  102. Loblolly Pine Release Response to Complete Elimination of Understory Vegetation; T.A. Dierauf, August 1991.
  103. A Three-Year Loblolly Pine Direct Seedling Study: Yields at Age 24; T.A. Dierauf, January 1992.
  104. Lateral Roots Extending From the Planting Hole - How Serious?; T.A. Dierauf, January 1992.
  105. Stripping Lateral Roots From Loblolly During Lifting; T.A. Dierauf, Laurie A. Chandler & Donald L. Hixson, January 1992.
  106. A Three-Year Loblolly Pine Interplanting Study on Site-Prepared Forestland; T.A. Dierauf, November 1992.
  107. Loblolly Pine Seedling Grade - Effect of Survival and Growth Through 20 Years; T.A. Dierauf, John A. Scrivani & Laurie A. Chandler, July 1993.
  108. 25 & 26 Year Measurement of Loblolly Pine Seedling Grade Study; T.A. Dierauf, July 1993.
  109. Effect of Initial Root Collar Diameter on Survival and Growth of Yellow Poplar Seedlings; T.A. Dierauf & James W. Garner, July 1993.
  110. The Effect of Mycorrhizae on Survival and Growth of Loblolly Pine Seedlings; T.A. Dierauf & Laurie A. Chandler, July 1993.
  111. The Paul Forest Hardwood Precommercial Thinning, Study at Age 27; T.A. Dierauf, J. Walter Hodge & John A. Scrivani, December 1993.
  112. A Black Walnut Seed-Source-Elevation Study; T.A. Dierauf & James W. Garner, January 1994.
  113. Controlling Herbaceous Competition and Tip Moth - Effects After Sixteen Years; T.A. Dierauf & John A. Scrivani, March 1994.
  114. Natural Straightening of Young Black Walnut; T.A. Dierauf & James W. Garner, May 1994.
  115. Additional Tests of Root Pruning Loblolly Seedlings in the Seedbed; T.A. Dierauf, John A. Scrivani & Laurie Chandler, March 1995.
  116. Root Pruning White Pine Seedlings in the Seedbed; T.A. Dierauf, John A. Scrivani & Laurie Chandler, March 1995.
  117. Planting 1-0 White Pine Seedlings; T.A. Dierauf & Laurie Chandler, March 1995.
  118. A Study of Diameter Growth in Black Walnut Stands; T.A. Dierauf, James W. Garner & John A. Scrivani, March 1995.
  119. Ripping to Improve Loblolly Seeding Survival and Growth; T.A. Dierauf & John A. Scrivani, March 1995.
  120. Field Performance of Grade 1 and 2 Loblolly Seedlings from a Top Clipping Study; T.A. Dierauf & Laurie A. Chandler, March 1995.
  121. Effect of Nitrogen Fertilization Rate in the Seedbed on Growth in the Field (4.3MB); T.A. Dierauf & Laurie Chandler, March 1995.
  122. Sowing Five Clonal Lots of Loblolly Seed Separately or Randomly Mixed -- Results After 20 Years (5.7MB); T.A. Dierauf & John A. Scrivani, April 1995.
  123. White Pine Old-Field Plantation Yield Study (4.4MB); T.A. Dierauf & John A. Scrivani, April 1995.
  124. Wide-Spacing Plantings of Loblolly Pine Age 15 Results; John A. Scrivani and Wayne F. Bowman, November 2004.
  125. Effects of Storage, Handling and Transportation on Eastern White Pine 1st-Year Survival and Height ; Jerre L. Creighton and Wayne F. Bowman, November 2005.
  126. Hardwood Research Report, March 2014: Summary of VDOF Form 84 Monitoring for Page, Shenandoah, Warren and Rockingham Counties in Virginia (2010-2013).