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HAL O. LIECHTY

Professor
George R. Brown Endowed Professor

 

P.O. Box 3468
110 University Ct.

Monticello, AR 71655

 

Phone: 870.460.1452

Fax: 870.460.1092

Email: liechty@uamont.edu
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EDUCATION
B.S., Michigan Technological University (1981)
M.S., Michigan Technological University (1985)
Ph.D., Michigan Technological University (1994)
 
 
                                                 

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TEACHING INTERESTS


Forest Hydrology, Forest Ecology  

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Impacts of forest management and restoration on water quality, soil health, above and belowground carbon sequestration.


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Liechty, H.O. and C. Fristoe. 2013. Response of mid-rotation pine stands to fertilizer and herbicide applications in the western Gulf Coastal Plain. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry. 37:67-74.  

Ellum, K, H.O. Liechty, and M.A. Blazier. 2013. Intensive straw harvesting, fertilization, and fertilizer source affect nitrogen mineralization and soil labile carbon of a loblolly pine plantation. In. Guldin, James M., ed. 2013. Proceedings of the 15th biennial southern silvicultural research conference.  Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-GTR-175. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 473-474  

Blazier, M, K. Ellum, and H.O. Liechty.  2012. Short-term changes in loblolly pine water conductance and photosynthetic capacity from fertilizer source and straw harvesting.  In: Butnor, John R., ed. 2012. Proceedings of the 16th biennial southern silvicultural research conference. e-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-156. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. P. 24-28  

Liechty, H.O. and C. Fristoe. 2012. Changes in non-pine woody species density, composition, and diversity following herbicide and fertilization application to mid-rotation loblolly pine stands. In: Butnor, John R., ed. 2012. Proceedings of the 16th biennial southern silvicultural research conference. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-156. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. P. 185-188  

Liechty, H.O., M. Blazier, M. Pelkki, D. White Jr. and Z. Robinson. 2012 The Potential for Using Agroforests for Bioenergy Production in the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley . In: Meyer, S. R., ed. 2012.  Proceedings of IUFRO 3.08.00 Small Scale Forestry Conference 2012: Science for Solutions. Sept. 24-27. Amherst, Ma. P 88-92.  

Blazier, M.A., Liechty, H.O., Gaston, L.A., Ellum, K.  2011.  Poultry litter fertilization impacts on soil, plant, and water characteristics in loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) plantations and silvopastures in the mid-South USA.  In: Principles, Application, and Assessment in Soil Science.  Ed. Assist. Prof. Dr. E. Burcu Ozkaraova Gungor, Ondokuz Mayis University, Faculty of Engineering, Environmental Engineering Dept. Samsun, Turkey.  ISBN 979-953-307-275-2.  

Hastings, C., R. Weih, H.O. Liechty, and R. Harris. 2011. Accuracy and user variation associated with slope measurement using a laser Hypsometer, Arkansas Academy of Science. 65:49-53.  

Liechty, H.O. and C. Fristoe. (2010).  Initial response of loblolly pine and competition to mid-rotation fertilization and herbicide application in the Gulf Coastal Plain.  In Proceedings  14th Southern Silviculture Conference.  Athens, GA. GTR-SRS 121. pp47-49 http://www.srs.fs.fed.us/pubs/gtr/gtr_srs121/gtr_srs121.pdf  
Liechty, H.O., M.A. Blazier,  J.P. Wight, L. A.. Gaston, J.D. Richardson, and R.L. Ficklin. 2009.  Assessment of repeated application of poultry litter on phosphorus and nitrogen dynamics in Loblolly Pine: Implications for water quality.  Forest Ecology and Management 258:2294-2303.  

Liechty, H. O. and J.M. Guldin. 2009. Structure and composition of streamside management zones following reproduction cutting in shortleaf pine stands.  Forest Ecology and Management 258: 1407-1413.





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
870.460.1052  - forestresources@uamont.edu