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J. B. Jett

J. B. Jett

Professor of Forestry
Associate Dean for Research and Extension

Education:
B.S. University of Tennessee (1966)
M.S. University of Tennessee (1968)
Ph.D. North Carolina State University (1983)

Research Interests:
Forest tree improvement and genetics; seed orchard management including flowering, soils, and turf management; wood properties; Christmas tree genetics and variation.

Contact:
NC State University
Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources
Raleigh, NC 27695
Tel: 919 515-2890
E-mail: jb_jett@ncsu.edu

Publications

  • McKeand, S. E., Gerwig, D. M., Cumbie, W. P., & Jett, J. B. (2008). Seed orchard management strategies for deployment of intensively selected loblolly pine families in the southern US. In D. Lindgren (Ed.), Seed orchards, Proceedings from a conference at Umea, Sweden. (Conference Proceedings, ) (pp. 177-182).
    Publication type: Conference paper
  • Jett, J. B., & Robinson, D. J. (2006). Economic development outlook. NC State College of Natural Resources.
    Publication type: Technical Reports
  • McKeand, S. E., & Jett, J. B. (2000). Grafting loblolly pine. Bulletin of the American Conifer Society, 17(1), 22-30.
    Publication type: Article
  • Jayawickrama, K. J. S., McKeand, S. E., & Jett, J. B. (1998). Phenological variation in height and diameter growth in provenances and families of loblolly pine. New Forests, 16(1), 11-25.
    Publication type: Article
  • McKeand, S. E., & Jett, J. B. (1998). Grafting loblolly pine. In 1998 International Short Course in Forest Genetics and Tree Improvement. Department of Forestry, N.C. State University.
    Publication type: Technical Reports
  • Jayawickrama, K. J. S., McKeand, S. E., Jett, J. B., & Wheeler,. (1997). Date of earlywood latewood transition in provenances and families of loblolly pine, and its relationship to growth phenology and juvenile wood specific gravity. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 27(8), 1245-1253.
    Publication type: Article
  • Jayawickrama, K. J. S., McKeand, S. E., & Jett, J. B. (1997). Rootstock effects on scion growth and reproduction in 8-year-old grafted loblolly pine. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 27(11), 1781-1787.
    Publication type: Article
  • Belonger, P. J., McKeand, S. E., & Jett, J. B. (1997). Wood density assessment of diverse families of loblolly pine using x-ray densitometry. In Proceedings of the 24th Southern Forest Tree Improvement Conference. (Conference Proceedings, ) (pp. 133-142).
    Publication type: Conference paper
  • Jett, J. B., Williford, M., McKeand, S. E., & Powell, M. (1997). Timing of nitrogen applications in a loblolly pine seed orchard. In Proceedings of the 24th Southern Forest Tree Improvement Conference. (Conference Proceedings, ) (pp. 187-191).
    Publication type: Conference paper
  • Belonger, P. J., McKeand, S. E., & Jett, J. B. (1996). Genetic and environmental effects on biomass production and wood density in loblolly pine. In M. J. Dieters, A. C. Matheson, D. G. Nikles, C. E. Harwood, & S. M. Walker (Eds.), Tree Improvement for Sustainable Tropical Forestry: Proceedings of the QFRI-IUFRO Conference. (Conference Proceedings, ) (pp. 307-310).
    Publication type: Conference paper
  • Jett, J. B., & McKeand, S. E. (1996). Establishment and management of pine clonal seed orchards. In Tree Improvement Manual. N.C. State University-Industry Cooperative Tree Improvement Program.
    Publication type: Technical Reports
  • McKeand, S. E., & Jett, J. B. (1996). Seed handling and growing containerized seedlings. In Tree Improvement Manual.
    Publication type: Technical Reports
  • McKeand, S. E., & Jett, J. B. (1996). Progeny testing procedures. In Tree Improvement Manual. N.C. State University-Industry Cooperative Tree Improvement Program.
    Publication type: Technical Reports
  • Jayawickrama, K. J. S., McKeand, S. E., & Jett, J. B. (1995). Phenological variation in height and diameter growth in provenances and families of loblolly pine. In Proceedings of the 23rd Southern Forest Tree Improvement Conference. (Conference Proceedings, ) (pp. 33-39).
    Publication type: Conference paper
  • McKeand, S., Bridgwater, F., McKinley, C., Jett, J. B., & Arnold, R. (1995). 1994 seed collection from natural stands of Fraser fir and plans for breeding and genetics research at NCSU. Limbs & Needles, 22, 4-7.
    Publication type: Article
  • Jett, J. B., McKeand, S. E., Liu, Y., & Huxster, W. T. (1993). Seed source variation for height and crown traits of Fraser fir Christmas trees. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry, 17(1), 5-9.
    Publication type: Article
  • McKeand, S. E., & Jett, J. B. (1993). Growth and stem sinuosity of diverse provenances of three-year-old loblolly pine. In Proceedings of the 22nd Southern Forest Tree Improvement Conference. (Conference Proceedings, ) (pp. 208-213).
    Publication type: Conference paper
  • Jett, J. B., & Guiness, W. M. (1992). Growth and wood properties in a Carolina Sandhills pine seed source study. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry, 16(4), 164.
    Publication type: Article
  • Jett, J. B., McKeand, S. E., & Weir, R. J. (1991). Stability of juvenile wood specific gravity of loblolly pine in diverse geographic areas. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 21(7), 1080-1085.
    Publication type: Article
  • Jett, J. B., & McKeand, S. E. (1991). The genetic improvement of Fraser fir Christmas trees in North Carolina - an update. Limbs & Needles, 18, 26.
    Publication type: Article
  • Jett, J. B., & Frampton, L. J., Jr. (1990). Effect of rehydration on in vitro germination of loblolly pine pollen. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry, 14(1), 48-51.
    Publication type: Article
  • Jett, J. B., McKeand, S. E., Huxster, W. T., & Summerville, K. O. (1990). Fraser fir Christmas tree workshop manual. (pp. 102). N.C. State University.
    Publication type: Technical Reports
  • Frampton, L. J., Jr., & Jett, J. B. (1989). Juvenile wood specific gravity of loblolly pine tissue culture plantlets and seedlings. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 19(10), 1347.
    Publication type: Article
  • Struve, D. K., Jett, J. B., McKeand, S. E., & Cannon,G. P. (1989). Subsoiling in a loblolly pine seed orchard: effects on seed quality. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 19, 505-508.
    Publication type: Article
  • McKeand, S. E., & Jett, J. B. (1987). Seed handling and growing containerized seedlings. In Tree Improvement Short Course. (pp. 81). N. C. State University-Industry Cooperative Tree Improvement Program.
    Publication type: Technical Reports
  • McKeand, S. E., Jett, J. B., Sprague, J. R., & Todhunter, M. N. (1987). Summer wax grafting of loblolly pine. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry, 11, 96-99.
    Publication type: Article
  • McKeand, S. E., & Jett, J. B. (1983). Seedling production greenhouse and nursery. In Short Course on Accelerated Breeding. N.C. State University-Industry Cooperative Tree Improvement Program.
    Publication type: Technical Reports