Publications – Dave Simpson

Listed in order of publication date.

 

  • L'Hirondelle, S.J., D.G. Simpson, and W.D. Binder. 2007. Chlorophyll fluorescence, root growth potential, and stomatal conductance as estimates of field performance potential in conifer seedlings. New Forests 34(3):235-251. [Link]
  • Harper, G.J., R. Astrup, and D.G. Simpson. 2006. TASS III Boreal Mixedwood Modelling: Light and Understorey Tree Growth. B.C. Min. For. Range, Res. Br., Victoria, B.C. Poster 077. <http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/P/P077.htm> [Link]
  • L'Hirondelle, S.J., D.G. Simpson, and W.D. Binder. 2006. Overwinter Storability of Conifer Planting Stock: Operational Testing of Fall Frost Hardiness. New Forests 32(3):307-321. [Link]
  • L'Hirondelle, S.J., D.G. Simpson, and W.D. Binder. 2006. Predicting Planting Stock Quality. B.C. Min. For. Range, Res. Br., Victoria, B.C. Poster 078. <http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/P/P078.htm> [Link]
  • Bulmer, C.E. and D.G. Simpson. 2005. Soil compaction and water content as factors affecting the growth of lodgepole pine seedlings on sandy clay loam soil. Can. J. Soil Sci. 85(5):667-679. [Link]
  • Brockley, R.P. and D.G. Simpson. 2004. Effects of Intensive Fertilization on the Foliar Nutrition and Growth of Young Lodgepole Pine and Spruce Forests in the Interior of British Columbia (E.P. 886.13): Establishment and Progress Report. B.C. Min. For., Res. Br., Victoria, B.C. Tech. Rep. 018. http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Tr/Tr018.htm [Link]
  • Simpson, D.G. 2000. Water use of interior Douglas-fir. Can. J. For. Res. 30(4):534-547. [Link]
  • DeLong, D.L., P.G. Comeau, I.R. Cameron, D.G. Simpson, R.S. Adams, and E. Fanjoy. 2000. How Light Conditions Affect Tree Seedling Performance in the Interior Cedar-Hemlock Subzone: Preliminary Results-EP 1191. B.C. Min. For., Nelson For. Reg. Exten. Note 050. http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/RSI/FSP/Nelson/ENN050.pdf [Link]
  • Simpson, D.G., W.D. Binder, and S.J. L'Hirondelle. 1999. Paper Birch Genecology and Physiology: Spring Dormancy Release and Fall Cold Acclimation. J. Sustainable For. 10(1-2):191-198. [Link]
  • Simpson, D.G. and G.A. Ritchie. 1997. Does RGP predict field performance? A debate. New Forests 13(1-3):253-277. [Link]
  • Simpson, D.G. and A. Vyse. 1995. Planting stock performance: Site and RGP effects. For. Chron. 71(6):739-742. [Link]
  • Bernier, P.Y., M.S. Lamhamedi, and D.G. Simpson. 1995. Shoot:Root ratio is of limited use in evaluating the quality of container conifer stock. Tree Planters’ Notes 46(3):102-106. 
  • Simpson, D.G. 1994. Seasonal and geographic origin effects on cold hardiness of white spruce buds, foliage and stems. Can. J. For. Res. 24(5):1066-1070. [Link]
  • Simpson, D.G., C.F. Thompson, and D.C. Sutherland. 1994. Field performance potential of interior spruce seedlings: effects of stress treatments and prediction by root growth potential and needle conductance. Can. J. For. Res. 24(3):576-586. [Link]
  • Simpson, D.G. 1991. Growing density and container volume affect nursery and field growth of interior spruce seedlings. N. J. Appl. For. 8(4):160-165. 
  • Simpson, D.G. 1992. Root pruning of bareroot white spruce planting stock does not affect growth or survival after six years. Tree Planters' Notes 43(1):4-6. 
  • Daniels, T.G. and D.G. Simpson. 1990. Seeding production and processing: Bareroot. (Chapter 16) In: Regenerating British Columbia's Forests. D.P. Lavender et. al. (editors). Univ. B.C. Press, Vancouver, B.C., pp. 206-225. [Link]
  • Mitchell, W.K., B.G. Dunsworth, D.G. Simpson, and A. Vyse. 1990. Planting and Seeding. (Chapter 18) In: Regenerating British Columbia's Forests. D.P. Lavender et. al. (editors). Univ. B.C. Press, Vancouver, B.C., pp. 235-253. [Link]
  • Simpson, D. 1990. Root Growth Capacity Influences Field Performance FRDA Project 3.09. B.C. Min. For. and For. Can. FRDA Research Memo No. 147. [Link]
  • Simpson, D.G. 1990. Frost hardiness, root growth capacity, and field performance relationships in interior spruce, lodgepole pine, Douglas-fir and western hemlock seedlings. Can. J. For. Res. 20(5):566-572. [Link]
  • Simpson, D.G. 1990. Long-nights and Moisture Stress Affect Douglas-fir Seedling Growth, Cold Hardiness, Dormancy and Root Growth Potential. B.C. Min. For. and For. Can., Victoria, B.C. FRDA Rep. 151. [Link]
  • Simpson, D.G. 1990. Seedbed coverings affect germination, growth and frost heaving in barefoot nurseries. Tree Planters' Notes 41(4):13-16.
  • Simpson, D. 1988. Controlling Cold Hardiness and Seedling Size in Southern Interior Container Nurseries - Project No(s). 3.14, 3.17 and 3.18. B.C. Min. For. and For. Can. FRDA Research Memo No. 014. [Link]
  • Simpson, D.G. 1988. Fixing the Edsel - Can bareroot stock quality be improved. In: Proc. Comb. West. For. Nurs. Council, For. Nurs. Assoc. B.C., and Intermountain For. Nurs. Assoc. Mtg., Aug. 8-11, 1988, Vernon, British Columbia, USDA Forest Service GTR-RM-167. pp. 24-30. [Link 91KB]
  • Simpson, D.G., A. Vyse, and C.F. Thompson. 1988. Root growth capacity effects on field performance. In: Proc. Comb. West. For. Nurs. Council, For. Nurs. Assoc. B.C., and Intermountain For. Nurs. Assoc. Mtg., Aug. 8-11, 1988, Vernon, British Columbia, USDA Forest Service GTR-RM-167. pp. 119-121. [Link]
  • Simpson, D. 1987. Interpretation of Seedling Quality Monitoring Data - Project No. 3.9. B.C. Min. For. and For. Can. FRDA Research Memo No. 009. [Link]
  • Simpson, D.G. 1986. Auxin stimulates lateral root formation of container-grown interior Douglas-fir seedlings. Can. J. For. Res. 16(5):1135-1139 [Link]
  • Donald, D.G.M. and D.G. Simpson. 1985. Shallow Conditioning and Late Fertilizer Application Effects on the Quality of Conifer Nursery Stock in British Columbia. B.C. Min. For., Victoria, B.C., Res. Note 99. 36 pp. [Research Note 099 1568KB]
  • Simpson, D.G. 1985. Growing Conifer Seedlings in Wood Waste-Sewage Sludge Compost. B.C. Min. For., Victoria, B.C., Res. Note 98. 18 pp. [Research Note 098 1015KB]
  • Burdett, A.N. and D.G. Simpson. 1984. Lifting, grading, packaging and storing. (Chapter 21) In Forest Nursery Manual: Production of Bareroot Seedings. M.L. Duryea and T.D. Landis. (editors). Nijholoff/Junk Publ. for OR. St. Univ. 385 pp. [Link]
  • Simpson, D.G. 1984. Filmforming antitranspirants: Their effects on root growth capacity, storability, moisture stress avoidance, and field performance of containerized conifer seedlings. For. Chron. 60(6):335-339. [Link]
  • Burdett, A.N., D.G. Simpson, and C.F. Thompson. 1983. Root Development and Plantation Establishment Success; 791.03. Plant and Soil 71(1-3):103-110. [Link]