College of Forestry

Research Papers

Peer-Reviewed Publications



  • Cappellazzi, Jed, et al. “Incidence of Decay in Creosote-Treated Scots Pine Poles in Ireland.” Holzforschung, vol. 72, no. 12, 2018, pp. 1079–1086., doi:10.1515/hf-2018-0059.
  • Cappellazzi, Jed & Morrell, J.J.. (2018). Potential for using borates to mitigate the risk of phytophthora ramorum spread on douglas-fir logs. Forest Products Journal. 68. 64-66. 10.13073/FPJ-D-17-00037. 


  • Clauson, M., Morrell, J.J., Romanaggi, B., et al. 2017. Nondestructive bending tests on Douglas-fir utility poles as a potential tool for pole sorting and for prediction of their behavior in service. Holzforschung. Vol. 71, No. 5, pp. 397-403. 
  • Konkler, M.J., Newbill, M.A., Lebow, S.T., Morrell, J.J. 2017. Performance of two solid fumigants in covered bridges. Research Note FPL–RN–0346. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 5 pp. 
  • Love, C.S., Meza, L., Morrell, J.J., Lebow, S.T., Matt, F. 2017. Effect of landfill burial on condition of wood: Preliminary tests. Wood and Fiber Science. Vol. 49, No 1, pp. 52-58. 
  • Miyamoto, B., Olszko, E., Sinha, A., Morrell, J.J. 2017. Use of acoustic testing to detect decay and sort western juniper for modulus of elasticity and modulus of rupture. Wood Material Science and Engineering. DOI: 10.1080/17480272.2017.1316312. 
  • Morrell, J.J. 2017. Protection of Wood: A Global Perspective on the Future. In: Pandey K., Ramakantha V., Chauhan S., Arun Kumar A. (eds) Wood is Good. Springer, Singapore. 
  • Morrell, J.J., Miller, D.J., Sichamba, K. 2017. Long term performance of preservative treated shingles of western wood species. Forest Products Journal. In-Press. 
  • Mathew J. Konkler, Jed Cappellazzi & Jeffrey J. Morrell (2019) Performance of polyurea-coated Douglas-fir timbers exposed in Hilo Hawaii, International Wood Products Journal, 10:1, 31-36, DOI: 10.1080/20426445.2019.1601825

    Performance of polyurea-coated Douglas-fir timbers exposed in Hilo Hawaii


  • Morrell, J.J., Sanders, D. 2016. Control of Stain and Mold Fungi on Red Alder Pallet Stock. Forest Products Journal. Vol. 66, No. 7-8, pp. 467-471. 
  • Taghiyari, H.R., Mohammad-Panah, B., Morrell, J.J. 2016. Effects of wollastonite on the properties of medium-density fiberboard (MDF) made from wood fibers and camel-thorn. Maderas. Ciencia y technologia. Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 157-166. 


  • Fatima, R., Morrell, J.J. 2015. Ability of plant-derived oils to inhibit dampwood termite (Zootermopsis augusticollis) activity. Maderas. Ciencia y technologia. Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 685-690. 
  • Freitag, C., Kamke, F.A., Morrell, J.J. 2015. Resistance of resin-impregnated VTC processed hybrid-poplar to fungal attack. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation. Vol. 99, pp. 174-176. 
  • King, D.T., Sinha, A., Morrell, J.J. 2015. Effect of wetting on performance of small-scale shear walls. Wood and Fiber Science. Vol. 47, No. 1, pp. 74-83. 
  • Morrell, J.J., Love, C.S. 2015. Effect of edge-sealing on resistance of glueline treated Douglas-fir laminated veneer lumber to Formosan termite attack. European Journal of Wood Products. Vol. 73. pp. 551-552 
  • Scouse, A., Kamke, F.A., Morrell, J.J. 2015. Potential for Using Essential Oils to Protect Viscoelastic Thermal Compression–Treated Hybrid Poplar. Forest Products Journal. Vol. 65, No. 3-4, pp. 93-99. 
  • Sinha, A., Morrell, J.J. Clauson, M. 2015. Use of Acoustic Assessment to Detect Decay and Assess Condition of Wooden Guardrail Posts. Forest Products Journal. Vol. 65, No. 7-8, pp. 314-319. 
  • Yan, L., Morrell, J.J. 2015. Mold and Decay Resistance of Thermally Modified Douglas-Fir Heartwood. Forest Products Journal. Vol. 65, No. 5-6, pp. 272-277. 
  • Ye, M., Morrell, J.J. 2015. Effect of treatment postfixation practices on copper migration from alkaline-copper-treated Douglas-fir lumber. Wood and Fiber Science. Vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 391-398. 
  • Ye, M., Morrell, J.J. 2015. Effect of post-treatment processing on copper migration from Douglas-fir lumber treated with ammoniacal copper zinc arsenate. Journal of Environmental Management. Vol. 152, pp. 268-272. ISSN 0301-4797, 


  • Love, C.S., Gardner, B., Morrell, J.J. 2014. Metal accumulation in root crops grown in planters constructed from copper azole treated lumber. Eur. J. Wood Prod. Vol. 72, No. 3, pp. 411-412. 
  • Morrell, J.J. 2014. Degradation of lignocellulosic materials and its prevention. JOM. Vol. 66, pp. 580–587. 
  • Morrell, J.J., Sinha, A., Clauson, Love, C.S. 2014. Effect of Inspection Holes on Flexural Properties of Douglas-Fir Utility Poles. Forest Products Journal. Vol. 64, No. 7-8, pp. 300-303. 
  • Schauwecker, C.F., McDonald, A.G., Preston, A.F., Morrell, J.J. 2014. Use of iron oxides to influence the weathering characteristics of wood surfaces: a systematic survey of particle size, crystal shape and concentration. Eur. J. Wood Prod. Vol. 72, No. 5, pp. 669-680. 
  • Taylor, A., Morrell, J.J. 2014. Treatment Technologies: Past and Future. Deterioration and Protection of Sustainable Biomaterials. ACS Symposium Series, Vol. 1158, Chapter 11, Pp. 203-216. 
  • Yan, L., Morrell, J.J. 2014. Effects of Thermal Modification on Physical and Mechanical Properties of Douglas-Fir Heartwood. BioResources. Vol. 9, pp. 7152-7161.