Andrew Nelson, Ph.D.
Director of Franklin H. Pitkin Forest Nursery, Tom A. Alberg and Judith Beck Endowed Chair of Native Plant Regeneration, Associate Professor
Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 1133
Moscow, ID 83844-1133
- Ph.D., University of Maine, Forest Resources/Silviculture, 2013
- M.S., University of Maine, Forest Resources/Silviculture, 2010
- B.S., University of California, Berkeley, Major: Conservation & Resource Studies, Minor: Forestry, 2005
- Native plant regeneration
- Nursery propagation
Bose, A., Nelson, A.S., Kane, M., and Rigling, A. 2018. Density reduction in loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) stands to increase tree C assimilation: an approach with the dual δ13C and δ18O isotope signatures in needles. Annals of Forest Science. 75: 8. DOI: 10.1007/s13595-017-0687-1.
Hoffman, A.*, Bataineh, M., Adams, J., and Nelson, A.S. 2018. Partial harvesting effects on seedling growth and physiology of three hardwood species in mature Pinus-hardwood mixtures. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society. 145(3): 237-249. DOI: 10.3159/TORREY-D-17-00031.
Shen, C. and Nelson, A.S. 2018. Natural conifer regeneration patterns in temperate forests across the Inland Northwest, USA. Annals of Forest Science. 75:54. DOI: 10.1007/s13595-018-0724-8.
Wagner, R.G., Gonzalez-Benecke, C., Nelson, A.S., and Jacobs, D.F. 2018. Forest regeneration in changing environments. New Forests. 49(6): 699-704. DOI: 10.1007/s11056-018-9687-8.
Williams, G.M.* and Nelson, A.S. 2018. Spatial variation in specific leaf area and horizontal distribution of leaf area in juvenile western larch (Larix occidentalis Nutt.). Trees – Structure and Function. 32(6): 1621-1631. DOI: 10.1007/s00468-018-1738-4.
Williams, G.M.*, Nelson, A.S., and Affleck, D.L.R. 2018. Vertical distribution of foliar biomass in western larch (Larix occidentalis Nutt.). Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 48: 42-57. DOI: 10.1139/cjfr-2017-0299.
Rajan, K., Nelson, A.S., Adams, J.P., and Carrier, D.J. 2017. Phytochemical recovery for valorization of loblolly pine and sweetgum bark residues. Journal of Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 5: 4258-4266. DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b00243
Nelson, A.S., Wagner, R.G., Day, M.E., Fernandez, I.J., Weiskittel, A.R., and Saunders, M.R. 2016. Light absorption and light-use efficiency of juvenile white spruce trees in natural stands and plantations. Forest Ecology and Management 376: 158-165. DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2016.06.019
Hoffman, A., Adams, J., and Nelson, A.S. In press. Response of eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoides) microcuttings to different light conditions and IBA concentrations. In: Proceedings of the 18th Biennial Southern Silviculture Research Conference. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station.
Nelson, A.S. and Bragg, D.C. In press. Multi-decadal response of naturally regenerated southern pine to early vegetation management and commercial thinning. Forest Science.
Nelson, A.S., Wagner, R.G., Weiskittel, A.R., and Saunders, M.R. 2015. Effects of species composition, management intensity, and shade tolerance on vertical distribution of leaf area index in juvenile stands in Maine, U.S.A. European Journal of Forest Research 134: 281-291.
Nelson, A.S., and Wagner, R.G. 2014. Post-harvest spatial patterns of American beech and sugar maple regeneration in beech-bark disease aftermath forests. Annals of Forest Science 71: 781-789.
Nelson, A.S., Wagner, R.G., and Saunders, M.R. 2014. Silvicultural options for early-successional stands in Maine: Six-year results of the silvicultural intensity and species composition experiment. In: Penobscot Experimental Forest:60 Years of Research and Demonstration in Maine, 1950-2010. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-123. pp. 91-102.
Nelson, A.S., Weiskittel, A.R., Wagner, R.G., and Saunders, M.R. 2014. Development and evaluation of aboveground small tree biomass models for naturally regenerated and planted tree species in eastern Maine, U.S.A. Biomass and Bioenergy 68: 215-227.
Nelson, A.S., Weiskittel, A.R., and Wagner, R.G. 2014. Development of branch, crown, and vertical distribution leaf area models for contrasting hardwood species in Maine, U.S.A. Trees - Structure and Function 28(1): 17-30.
Nelson, A.S., Wagner, R.G., Saunders, M.R., and Weiskittel, A.R. 2013. Influence of management intensity on the productivity of early successional Acadian stands in eastern Maine. Forestry 86(1): 79-89.
Nelson, A.S., Saunders, M.R., Wagner, R.G., and Weiskittel, A.R. 2012. Early stand production of hybrid poplar and white spruce in mixed and monospecific plantations in eastern Maine. New Forests 43: 519-534.
Nelson, A.S., and Wagner, R.G. 2011. Improving the composition of beech-dominated northern hardwood understories in northern Maine. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 28(4): 186-193.