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Edwin White

Edwin H. White
Professor Emeritus

345 Illick Hall
1 Forestry Dr.
Syracuse, New York 13210

Phone: (315) 470-6732/470-6743


Highest Education

Ph.D., Auburn University, Auburn (Soil Science), 1968.
Postdoctoral, University of Florida, Gainesville, 1970

Areas of Study

Soils ecology, effect of acid rain on forest soils, biomass utilization and production, biofuels

Courses Taught

FOR 496 Biomasss Utilization and Production (Undergradaute Seminar)
FOR 796 Biomasss Utilization and Production (Graduate Seminar)

Selected Recent Publications/Presentations

Smart, L.B., T.A. Volk, J. Lin, R.F. Kopp, I.S. Phillips, K.D. Cameron, E.H. White and L.P. Abrahamson. 2005. Genetic improvement of shrub willow (Salix spp.) crops for bioenergy, bioproducts, and environmental applications. Unasylva. 56:51-55.

Tharakan, P.J., T.A. Volk, C.A. Lindsey, L.P. Abrahamson and E.H. White. 2005. Evaluating the impact of three incentive programs on cofiring willow biomass with coal in New York State. Energy Policy 33(3):337-347.

Volk, T.A., T. Verwijst, P.J. Tharakan, L.P. Abrahamson and E.H. White. 2004. Growing Energy: Assessing the Sustainability of Willow Short-Rotation Woody Crops. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 2(8):411-418.

Adegbidi, H.G., R.D. Biggs, T.A. Volk, E.H. White and L.P. Abrahamson. 2003. Effect of organic amendments and slow-release nitrogen fertilizer on willow biomass production and soil chemical characteristics. Biomass and Bioenergy 25(4):389-398.

Tharakan, P.J., T.A. Volk, L.P. Abrahamson and E.H. White. 2003. Energy feedstock characteristics of willow and hybrid poplar clones at harvest age. Biomass and Bioenergy 25:571-580.

Adegbidi, H.G., T.A. Volk, E.H. White, L.P. Abrahamson, R.D. Briggs and D.H. Bickelhaupt. 2001. Biomass and nutrient removal by willow clones in experimental bioenergy plantations in New York State. Biomass and Bioenergy 20(6):399-411.

Kopp, R.F., L.P. Abrahamson, E.H. White, T.A. Volk, C.A. Nowak, and R.C. Fillhart. 2001. Willow biomass production during ten successive annual harvests. Biomass and Bioenergy 20(1):1-7.

Abrahamson, L.P., D.J. Robison, T.A. Volk, E.H. White, E.F. Neuhauser, W.H. Benjamin, and J.M. Peterson. 1998. Sustainability and environmental issues associated with willow bioenergy development in New York (USA). Biomass and Bioenergy 15(1):17-22.

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