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Tropical Nursery Manual, edited by Kim M. Wilkinson, Thomas D. Landis, Diane L. Haase, Brian F. Daley, R. Kasten Dumroese. USDA Forest Service Agriculture Handbook 732. April 2014.

Publications on Acacia Koa

Anderson, R.C., Gardner, D.E., Daehler, C.C., Meinzer, F.C. 2002. Dieback of Acacia koa in Hawaii: ecological and pathological characteristics of affected stands. Forest Ecology and Management 162:273-286.

Ares, A., Fownes, J.H., and Sun, W. 2000. Genetic Differentiation of Intrinsic Water-Use Efficiency in the Hawaiian Native Acacia koa. International Journal of Plant Sciences 161(6):909-915.

Baker, P.J., Scowcroft, P.G. and Ewel, J.J. 2009. Koa (Acacia koa) Ecology and Silviculture. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report PSW-GTR-211. p 140.

Brewbaker, J.L. Genetic Improvement, a Sine Qua Non for the Future of Koa. In L. Ferentinos and D.O. Evans, eds. 1997. Koa: A Decade of Growth: Proceedings of the Symposium, Honolulu, HI, November 18-19, 1996. Hawaii Forest Industry Association, Honolulu

Brewbaker, J.L. Genetic Improvement of Koa: Half-sib Progeny Trials.

Conkle, M.T. Isozyme Studies of Genetic Variability. In L. Ferentinos and D.O.Evans, eds. Koa: A Decade of Growth: Proceedings of the Symposium, Honolulu, HI, November 18-19, 1996. Hawaii Forest Industry Association, Honolulu.

Conrad, C.E. Interactions Between Site and Koa Seed Source. In L. Ferentinos and D.O. Evans, eds. 1997. Koa: A Decade of Growth: Proceedings of the Symposium, Forest Industry Association, Honolulu.

Conrad, C.E. 1989. Koa Improvement Plan.

Conrad, C.E., Fujii, D.M., and Ikawa, H. Seed Source and Performance in Koa Tree Establishment. Proceedings Hawaii Agriculture: Positioning for Growth, April 5 and 6, 1955. University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI.

Daehler, C.C., Yorkston, M., Sun, W., and Dudley, N. 1999. Genetic Variation in Morphology and Growth Characters of Acacia koa in the Hawaiian Islands. International Journal of Plant Sciences 160:(4):767-773.

Davis, A.S., Pinto, J.R., and Jacobs, D.F. 2011. Early Field Performance of Acacia koa seedlings grown under subirrigation and overhead irrigation. Native Plants Summer 12(2):95-99.

Dudley NS, Jones TC, James RL, Sniezko RA, Cannon P, Borthakur D (2015) Applied disease screening and selection program for resistance to vascular wilt in Hawaiian Acacia koa.Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science 77: 65-73

Dudley, N.S. and Yamasaki, J. 2000. A Guide to Determining Wood Properties of Acacia koa.Hawaii Agriculture Research Center (HARC) Forestry Report 3.

Dumroese, R.K., Davis, A.S., and Jacobs, D.F. 2011. Nursery Response of Acacia Koa Seedlings to Container Size, Irrigation method, and Fertilization Rate. Journal of Plant Nutrition 34:877-887.

Dumroese, R.K., Jacobs,D.F., and Davis, A.S. 2009. Inoculating Acacia koa with Bradyrhizobium and Applying Fertilizer in the Nursery: Effects on Nodule Formation and Seedling Growth. HortScience 44(2):443-446.

Earnshaw KM, Barribault TW, Jacobs DF. 2016. Alternative field fertilization techniques to promote restoration of leguminous Acacia koa on contrasting tropical sites. Forest Ecology and Management 376:126-134.

Fredua-Agyeman, R., Adamski, D., Liao, R.J., Morden, C. and Borthakur, D. 2008. Development and Characterization of Microsatellite Markers for Analysis of Population Differentiation in the Tree Legume Acacia koa (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae) in the Hawaiian Islands. Genome 51:1001-1015.

Friday, J.B. 2010. Farm and Forestry Production and Marketing Profile for Koa (Acacia koa). In: Elevitch, C.R. (ed.). Specialty Crops for Pacific Island Agroforestry. Permanent Agriculture Resources (PAR), Honolulu, Hawaii.

Gugger PF, Liang CT, Sork VL, Hodgskiss P, Wright JW (2018) Applying landscape genomic tools to forest management and restoration of Hawaiian koa (Acacia koa) in a changing environment. Evol Appl 11: 231-242

Hipkins, V. 2004. Ploidy Variation in Acacia koa. NFGEL Report: September 22, 2004, Project #186.

Idol TW, Diarra G (2016) Mycorrhizal colonization is compatible with exponential fertilization to improve tree seedling quality. Journal of Plant Nutrition 40: 283-297

Idol TW, Morales RM, Friday JB, Scowcroft PG (2017) Precommercial release thinning of potential Acacia koa crop trees increases stem and crown growth in dense, 8-year-old stands in Hawaii. Forest Ecology and Management 392: 105-114

Lawson S, Pike C (2017) Stable isotope ratios and reforestation potential in Acacia koa populations on Hawai’i. Annals of Forest Research 60: 279-295

Lawson SS, Ebrahimi A (2018) Development and validation of Acacia koa and A. koaia nuclear SSRs using Illumina sequencing. Silvae Genetica 67: 20-25

Lawson SS, Bhide KP, Thimmapuram J (2018) RNAseq analysis of figured and non-figured Acacia koa wood. Current Trends in Forest Research: CTFR-113.

Liegel, L.H., Leon, H., and Venator, C.R. 1987. A Technical Guide for Forest Nursery Management in the Caribbean and Latin America. Gen. Tech. Rep. SO-67. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 156 p.

Nagai, C. and Ibrahim, R. 1997. Clonal Propagation of Acacia koa. In L. Ferentinos and D.O. Evans, eds. 1997. Koa: A Decade of Growth: Proceedings of the Symposium, Honolulu, HI, November 18-19, 1996. Hawaii Forest Industry Association, Honolulu.

Nelson, S.C. 2006. Grafting of Acacia koa Gray onto Young Acacia Seedlings. Native Plants p. 137-140.

Pasquet-Kok, J., Creese, C., and Sack, L. 2010. Turning Over a New 'Leaf': Multiple Functional Significances of Leaves Versus Phyllodes in Hawaiian Acacia koa. Plant, Cell and Environment 33:2084-2100.

Pinto JR, Davis AS, Leary JJK, Aghai MM (2015) Stocktype and grass suppression accelerate the restoration trajectory of Acacia koa in Hawaiian montane ecosystems. New Forests 46:855–867.

Rose KME, Mickelbart MV, Jacobs DF. 2019. Plasticity of phenotype and heteroblasty in contrasting populations of Acacia koa. Annals of Botany DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcz083

Scrowcroft, P.G., Friday, J.B., Haraguchi, J., Idol, T., and Dudley, N.S. 2010. Poor Stem Form as a Potential Limitation to Private Investment in Koa Plantation Forestry in Hawaii. Small-scale Forestry 9:243-262.

Shi, X and Brewbaker, J.L. 2004. Genetic Improvement of Hawaii's Premier Hardwood, Acacia koa. Forest Genetic Resources 31: FAO, Rome, Italy.

Schmal, J.L., Dumroese, R.K., Davis, A.S., Pinto, J.R., and Jacobs, D.F. 2011. Subirrigation for Production of Native Plants in Nurseries - Concepts, Current Knowledge, and Implementation.Native Plants Summer 12(2):81-93.

Steiner, W.W.M. 1973. Preliminary Report on Electrophoretic Variation in Acacia koa. IBPT Tech Report 21.

Sun, W, Brewbaker, J.L. and Austin, M.T. Genetic Variations of Acacia koa Seed, Seedling, and Early Growth Traits. In L. Ferentinos and D.O. Evans, eds. 1997. Koa: A Decade of Growth: Proceedings of the Symposium, Honolulu, HI, November 18-19, 1996. Hawaii Forest Industry Association, Honolulu.

Sun, W., Brewbaker, J.L., and Dudley, N. Acacia koa Genetic Improvement.

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