William Livingston – Research
- Assessing relationships between climate and tree pests:
- Relating stand history and development to pest problems and tree health in island spruce stands.
- Investigating the cause of white pine decline.
Costanza, Kara, W.H. Livingston, S. Fraver, R.W. Rice, I. Munck, W. Ostrofsky, K Lombard. 2015-2018. Impact of Caliciopsis canker on white pine wood quality and lumber yield. USDA ARS Wood Utilization. $128,273.
Munck, Isabel, W.H. Livingston, K. Lombard, W.D. Ostrofsky, Kirk Broders. 2016-2018. Lumber Yield Based on Caliciopsis Symptom Severity Ratings. USDA Forest Service STDP Program, $11,300 to UMaine
Livingston, W.H. 2014-2018. Extent and severity of Caliciopsis canker of white pine: risk assessment, evaluation of silvicultural management tools, and diagnostic assay development. USDA Forest Service, Evaluation Monitoring Program, $77,730 to UMaine.
Daigle, J., D. Ranco, D. Hart, W.H. Livingston. 2014-2015. Sustaining Wabanaki Traditions through Adaptations: Preparing for the Emerald Ash Borer in Maine. Northern States Research Cooperative Theme One. $58,178.