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Schuler, Jamie

Assistant Professor of Silviculture
Program Coordinator for WVU Forests

Dr. Schuler received B.S. and M.S. degrees from SUNY-ESF in forestry and forest management, and a Ph.D. in forestry from North Carolina State University. He teaches courses in Silviculture, Forest Management and Planning, and Sugarbush Management & Maple Syrup Production, as well as coordinates the Forest Resources Management Summer Camp Program.  He is responsible for coordinating the management, research, and teaching activities on WVU’s 8,000+ ac of forests. Dr. Schuler’s research interests include intensive management of forests, regeneration practices, plantation establishment strategies, bio-feedstock production, and mine reclamation.

Select Publications

  1. Schuler, JL, DC Bragg, K McElligott. 2017. Biomass estimates of small diameter planted and natural-origin loblolly pines show major departures from the National Biomass Estimator equations. Forest Science 63(3):319-330.
  2. Sharma, S., JP Adams, JL Schuler, RL Ficklin, and DC Bragg. 2016. Effect of seedling stock on the early stand development and physiology of improved loblolly pine ( Pinus taeda L.) seedlings. iForest 9:690-695.
  3. Jamie L. Schuler and W. McCarthy. 2015. Development of eastern cottonwood cuttings as modified by cutting length and surface area available for rooting. New Forests 46:547-559.
  4. K.C., Dipesh and Jamie L. Schuler. 2013. Fine-root production and aboveground development for loblolly pine, silver maple, and cottonwood. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 44:2207-2218.
  5. Schuler, J.L. and D.J. Robison. 2010. Performance of northern red oak enrichment plantings in naturally regenerating southern Appalachian hardwood stands. New Forests 40(1):119-130.