Publication list

2020

Crouch, C.D., Knapp, B.O., Cohen, S.A., Stambaugh, M.C., Walker, J.L., and Wang, G.G. Site preparation for longleaf pine restoration on hydric sites: stand development through 15 years. Forest Ecology and Management 461. [pdf]

2019

Newbold, C., Knapp, B.O., and Pile, L.S. Are we close enough? Comparing prairie reconstruction chronosequences to remnants following two site preparation methods in Missouri, USA. 2019. Restoration Ecology. [pdf]

 

Wang, S., Qi, G., and Knapp, B.O. Topography affects tree species distribution and biomass variation in a warm temperate, secondary forest. Forests 10: 895. [pdf]

Vickers, L.A., McWilliams, W.H., Knapp, B.O., D'Amato, A.W., Dey, D.C., Dickinson, Y.L., Kabrick, J.M., Kenefic, L.S., Kern, C.C., Larsen, D.R., Royo, A.A., Saunders, M.R., Shifley, S.R., and Westfall, J.A. 2019. Are current seedling demographics poised to regenerate northern US forests? Journal of Forestry. [pdf]

​Knapp, B.O., Anderson, S.E., Curtin, P.J., Ghilardi, C., and Rives, R.G. 2019. Can clearcutting reset successional trajectories in upland oak-hickory forests? A case study from mid-Missouri. Journal of Forestry. [pdf]

 

Vickers, L.A., Larsen, D.R., Knapp, B.O., Kabrick, J.M., and Dey, D.C. 2019. Height development milestones for canopy recruitment after overstory removal in the Missouri Ozarks. Forest Ecology and Management 445:122-133. [pdf]

 

Maginel, C.J., Knapp, B.O., Kabrick, J.M., and Muzika, R.M. 2019. Landscape and local responses of ground flora to 16 years of prescribed fire in the Missouri Ozarks. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 49:1004-1014 [pdf]

 

Dey, D.C., Knapp, B.O., Deal, R.L., Hart, J.L., Battaglia, M.L., Schweitzer, C.J., and Schuler, T.M. 2019. Barriers to natural regeneration in temperate forests across the United States. New Forests. 50:11-40. [pdf]

Vickers, L.A., McWilliams, W.H., Knapp, B.O., D’Amato, A.W., Saunders, M.R., Shifley, S.R., Kabrick, J.M., Dey, D.C., Larsen, D.R., and Westfall, J.A. 2019. Using a tree seedling mortality budget as an indicator of landscape-scale forest regeneration security. Ecological Indicators. 96:718-727 [pdf]

2018

Knapp, B.O., and Pallardy, S.G. 2018. Forty-eight years of forest succession: tree species change across four forest types in mid-Missouri. Forests. 9: 633. [pdf]

Knapp, B.O., Pile, L.S., Walker, J.L., and Wang, G.G. 2018.  Fire effects on a fire-adapted species: response of grass stage longleaf pine seedlings to experimental burning. Fire Ecology. 14:2. [pdf]

 

​Wood, J.D., Knapp, B.O., Muzika, R.M., Stambaugh, M.C., and Gu, L. 2018. The importance of drought-pathogen interactions in driving oak mortality events in the Ozark Border Region. Environmental Research Letters 13: 015004. [pdf]

2017

Vickers, L.A., Larsen, D.R., Knapp, B.O., Kabrick, J.M., and Dey, D.C. 2017. Reference charts for young stands: a quantitative methodology for assessing tree performance. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 47: 1677-1686. [pdf]

Pile, L.S., Wang, G.G., Knapp, B.O., Liu, G., and Yu, D. 2017. Morphological and physiological adaptations to frequent surface fire regimes: a comparative study on seedlings of three Pinus species native to southeast United States. Annals of Forest Science. 74: 68. [pdf]

Pile, L.S., Wang, G.G., Knapp, B.O., Walker, J.L., and Stambaugh, M.C. 2017. Chinese tallow (Triadica sebifera) invasion in maritime forests: the role of anthropogenic disturbance and its management implication. Forest Ecology and Management. 398: 10-24. [pdf]

Knapp, B.O., Olson, M.G., and Dey, D.C. 2017. Early stump sprout development following two levels of harvest in a Midwestern bottomland hardwood forest. Forest Science. 63: 377-387. [pdf]

Kabrick, J.M., Clark, K.L., D’Amato, A.W., Dey, D.C., Kenefic, L.S., Kern, C.C., Knapp, B.O., MacLean, D.A., Raymond, P., and Waskiewicz, J. 2017. Managing hardwood-softwood mixtures for future forests in eastern North America: assessing suitability to projected climate change. Journal of Forestry. 115: 190-201. [pdf]

Vickers, L.A., Larsen, D.R., Dey, D.C., Knapp, B.O., and Kabrick, J.M. 2017. The impact of overstory density on reproduction establishment in the Missouri Ozarks – models for simulating regeneration stochastically. Forest Science 63: 71-86. [pdf]

Knapp, B.O., Hullinger, M.A., and Kabrick, J.M. 2017. Effects of fire frequency on successional development of an oak-hickory forest in Missouri, U.S.A. Forest Ecology and Management.  387: 19-29. [pdf]

Olson, M.G., Knapp, B.O., and Kabrick, J.M. 2017. Dynamics of a temperate deciduous forest under landscape-scale management: implications for adaptability to climate change. Forest Ecology and Management. 387: 73-85. [pdf]

2016

Knapp, B.O., Wang, G.G., Walker, J.L., and Hu, H. 2016. Using silvicultural practices to regulate competition, resource availability, and growing conditions for Pinus palustris seedlings underplanted in Pinus taeda forests. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 46: 902-913. [pdf]

 

Maginel, C.J., Knapp, B.O., Muzika, R.M., Kabrick, J.M., and Olson, E.K. 2016. Floristic Quality Index for woodland restoration: utility and effectiveness in a fire-managed landscape. Ecological Indicators. 67: 58-67. [pdf]

 

Hu, H., Knapp, B.O., Wang, G.G., and Walker, J.L. 2016. Silvicultural treatments for converting loblolly pine to longleaf pine dominance: effects on ground layer and midstory vegetation. Applied Vegetation Science. 19: 280-290. [pdf]

 

2015

Addington, R.N., Knapp, B.O., Sorrell, G.G., Elmore, M.L., Wang, G.G., and Walker, J.L. 2015. Factors affecting broadleaf woody vegetation in upland pine forests managed for longleaf pine restoration. Forest Ecology and Management. 354: 130-138. [pdf]

 

Kabrick, J.M., Knapp, B.O., Dey, D.C., and Larsen, D.R. 2015. Effect of initial seedling size, understory competition, and overstory density on the survival and growth of Pinus echinata seedlings underplanted in hardwood forests for restoration. New Forests. DOI: 10.1007/s11056-015-9487-3. [pdf]  

 

Knapp, B.O., Stephan, K., and Hubbart, J.A. 2015. Structure and composition of an oak-hickory forest after over 60 years of repeated prescribed burning in Missouri, U.S.A. Forest Ecology and Management 344: 95-109. [pdf]

 

2014

Vickers, L.A., Larsen, D.R., Knapp, B.O., Kabrick, J.M., and Dey, D.C. 2014. The impact of overstory density on sapling height growth in the Missouri Ozarks: implications for interspecific differentiation during canopy recruitment. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 44:1320-1330. doi: 10.1139/cjfr-2014-0237. [pdf]

 

Knapp, B.O., Olson, M.G., Larsen, D.R., Kabrick, J.M., and Jensen, R.G. 2014. Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project: a long-term, landscape-scale, collaborative forest management research project. Journal of Forestry 112: 513-524 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5849/jof.13-102. [pdf]

 

Knapp, B.O., Walker, J.L., Wang, G.G., Hu, H., and Addington, R.N. 2014. Effects of overstory retention, herbicides, and fertilization on sub-canopy vegetation structure and functional group composition in loblolly pine forests restored to longleaf pine. Forest Ecology and Management 320: 149-160. [pdf]

 

Yang, Y., Fang, J., Ji, C., Datta, A., Li, P., Ma, W., Anwar, M., Shen, H., Hu, H., Knapp, B.O., and Smith, P. 2014. Stoichiometric flexibility in topsoil C:N:P ratios under elevated CO2 and N deposition. Global Ecology and Biogeography doi: 10.1111/geb.12175. [pdf]

 

Knapp, B.O., Wang, G.G., Clark, S.L., Pile, L.S., and Schlarbaum, S.E. 2014. Leaf physiology and morphology of Castanea dentata (Marsh.) Borkh., Castanea mollissima Blume, and three backcross breeding generations planted in the southern Appalachians. New Forests 45: 283-293. [pdf]

 

2013

Knapp, B.O., Wang, G.G., and Walker, J.L. 2013. Effects of canopy structure and cultural treatments on the survival and growth of Pinus palustris Mill. seedlings underplanted in Pinus taeda L. stands. Ecological Engineering 57: 46-56. [pdf]

 

Wang, G.G., Knapp, B.O., Clark, S.L., and Mudder, B.T. 2013. The silvics of Castanea dentata (Marsh.) Borkh., American chestnut, Fagaceae (beech family). General Technical Report SRS-173. USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, Asheville, NC. 18p. [pdf]

 

2012

Hu, H., G.G. Wang, J.L. Walker, and B.O. Knapp. 2012. Silvicultural treatments for converting loblolly pine to longleaf pine dominance: effects on resource availability and their relationships with planted longleaf pine seedlings. Forest Ecology and Management 282: 115-123. [pdf]

 

Hu, H., G.G. Wang, J.L. Walker, and B.O. Knapp. 2012. Silvicultural treatments for converting loblolly pine to longleaf pine dominance: effects on planted longleaf pine seedlings. Forest Ecology and Management 276: 209-216. [pdf]

 

2011

Knapp, B.O., G.G. Wang, H. Hu, J.L. Walker, and C. Tennant. 2011. Restoring longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) in loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) stands: effects of restoration treatments on natural loblolly pine regeneration. Forest Ecology and Management 262 (7): 1157-1167. [pdf]

 

2008

Knapp, B.O., G.G. Wang, and J.L. Walker. 2008. Relating the survival and growth of planted longleaf pine seedlings to microsite conditions altered by site preparation treatments. Forest Ecology and Management 225(11): 3768-3777. [pdf]

 

2006

Knapp, B.O., G.G. Wang, J.L. Walker, and S. Cohen. 2006. Effects of site preparation treatments on early growth and survival of planted longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) seedlings in North Carolina. Forest Ecology and Management 223(1-3): 122-128. [pdf]

 

Knapp, B.O., G.G. Wang, D.H. Van Lear, and J.L. Walker. 2006. Predicting root biomass of burned and unburned white oak advance reproduction from diameter and height. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry 30(1): 40-45. [pdf]