Anthony S. Davis
Anthony S. Davis
Tom Alberg and Judith Beck Chair in Natural Resources; Director, Center for Forest Nursery and Seedling Research; Associate Professor of Native Plant Regeneration and Silviculture
- Ph.D., Purdue University, 2006
- M.Sc., Purdue University, 2003
- B.Sc.F., University of New Brunswick, 2001
Improving nursery production practices of native plants
Restoration of degraded forests
Effects of environmental stresses on seedling growth and development
Aghai, M.M, J.R. Pinto, and A.S. Davis. 2014. Container volume and growing density influence western larch (Larix occidentalis Nutt.) seedling development during nursery culture and establishment. New Forests.
Kildisheva, O.A. and A.S. Davis. 2013. Role of temperature and moisture in the survival and seedling physiology of a Great Basin perennial. Ecological Restoration. 31: 388-393.
Kildisheva, O.A., B.A. Hamze, and A.S. Davis. 2013. Evaluating dormancy breaking techniques for mamane. Native Plants Journal. 14: 243-248
Herriman, K.R. and A.S. Davis. 2012. Cold hardiness in Wyoming big sagebrush seedlings: implications for nursery production and outplanting. Ecological Restoration 30: 101-103
Pinto, J.R., Marshall, J.D., Dumroese, R.K., Davis, A.S. and D. Cobos. 2012. Photosynthetic response, carbon isotopic composition, survival, and growth of three stocktypes under water stress enhanced by vegetative competition. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 42: 333-344
Burney, O.T., A.S. Davis, and D.F. Jacobs. 2012. Phenology of foliar and volatile terpenoid production for Thuja plicata families under differential nutrient availability. Environmental and Experimental Botany 77: 44-52
*See CV for full list of research, publications and outreach projects.
2012 Disability Support Services Outstanding Faculty Award
2011 Forester of the Year for the Inland Empire Society of American Foresters
College of Natural Resources Outstanding Continuing Education and Service Award. Spring 2010
- Restoration of degraded tropical forests: Hawaii
- Using the Target Plant Concept to overcome reforestation failures: Haiti, Lebanon, Armenia, Jordan, Idaho, Hawaii
- Wyoming big sagebrush: efforts towards development of target plants for restoration; Southern Idaho
- Dynamics of seedling cold hardiness; USA
- Improving water conservation practices in native plant nursery production; Washington
- Annual host of the Intermountain Container Seedling Growers’ Association meeting,
- Delivered an invited presentation (with J.R. Pinto and R.K. Dumroese) at the IUFRO World Congress, USA Booth. Salt Lake City, UT. 9 October 2014: The Target Plant Concept: case studies in improving restoration success.
- Session organizer: The Target Plant Concept: improving restoration success through appropriate plant material selection. 2014 Conference on Ecological and Ecosystem Restoration, New Orleans, LA. 29 July 2014
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