HTIRC is a collaborative national research, development and technology transfer center for hardwood stewardship.
The Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center (HTIRC) Purdue University is seeking outstanding candidates interested in working toward M.S. or Ph.D. degrees.
HTIRC researchers are working to advance the science of hardwood tree quality, growth, and insect and disease resistance.
A quarter of all hardwood trees in Eastern forests used to be of one species. The American chestnut. Today, Ron Doyle is thankful to have a writing pen made of that wood. His dad, Irvin, gave him the pen as a gift in the 1980s. The elder Doyle had recovered the wood from a barn he owned. A friend turned it and several others on a lathe. Read More
We will be closed for the holidays starting Friday, December 23, 2016, and will not return until Tuesday, January 3, 2017. We will be closed on January 16, 2017, for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We wish everyone Happy Holidays and a very safe New Years!