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Assistant Professor

P.O. Box 3468
110 University Ct.

Monticello, AR 71655


Phone: 870.460.1642

Fax: 870.460.1092


B.S. Forestry, Iowa State University (2004)
Ph.D. Forestry, Iowa State University (2012)

Natural Resource Biometrics and Applied Statistics

Quantifying the effects of management practices, environmental conditions, and competition on the growth, partitioning, and physical properties of trees and stands. 


Headlee WL, Hall RB. Methods to inventory and strip thin in dense stands of aspen root suckers. iForest - Biogeosciences and Forestry, in press.

Zalesny RS, Headlee WL. 2015. Developing woody crops for the enhancement of ecosystem services under changing climates in the North Central United States. Journal of Forest and Environmental Science 31: 78-90.

Headlee WL, Hall RB. 2015. Biomass fly ash as foliar fertilizer for hybrid aspen trees: nutrient uptake, growth response, and compatibility with nitrogen fertilizer. Journal of Plant Nutrition 38: 647-662.

Lazarus WF, Headlee WL, Zalesny RS. 2015. Impacts of supplyshed-level differences in productivity and land costs on the economics of hybrid poplar production in Minnesota, USA. BioEnergy Research 8: 231-248.

Headlee WL, Brewer CE, Hall RB. 2014. Biochar as a substitute for vermiculite in potting mix for hybrid poplar. BioEnergy Research 7: 120-131.

Wilson DM, Heaton EA, Schulte LA, Gunther TP, Hall RB, Headlee WL, Moore KJ, Maier ME, Boersma NN. 2014. Establishment and short-term productivity of annual and perennial bioenergy crops across a landscape gradient. BioEnergy Research 7: 885-898.

Headlee WL, Zalesny RS, Hall RB, Bauer EO, Bender B, Birr BA, Miller RO, Randall JA, Wiese AH. 2013. Specific gravity of hybrid poplars in the north-central region, USA: within-tree variability and site × genotype effects. Forests 4: 251-269.

Headlee WL, Hall RB, Zalesny RS. 2013. Establishment of alleycropped hybrid aspen ‘Crandon’ in central Iowa, USA: effects of topographic position and fertilizer rate on aboveground biomass production and allocation. Sustainability 5: 2874-2886.

Headlee WL, Zalesny RS, Donner DM, Hall RB. 2013. Using a process-based model (3-PG) to predict and map hybrid poplar biomass productivity in Minnesota and Wisconsin, USA. BioEnergy Research 6: 196-210.

Zalesny RS, Donner DM, Coyle DR, Headlee WL. 2012. An approach for siting poplar energy production systems to increase productivity and associated ecosystem services. Forest Ecology and Management 284: 45-58.

UA Division of Agriculture  -  Agricultural Experiment Station  -  Cooperative Extension Service  -  School of Forest Resources  -  UA-Monticello

Arkansas Forest Resources Center, P.O. Box 3468, 110 University Ct., Monticello, AR 71656
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