Sociology and Economics
The first ever survey of WI hazelnut growers has been completed. Check out the report to see the results.
A regional survey that reports on the number of growers, number of plants, and current and projected hazelnut yields.
Examples of what it takes to start and operate a tree nut procurement, processing, and marketing business in the Midwest.
A research update from Eric Zeldin of UW-Madison on progress to develop a micropropagation protocol for selections of American hazelnut.
A research report on a mound-leyring trial of American hazelnuts growing wild in NW Wisconsin.
A technical bulletin prepared by Lois Braun with the University of Minnesota, explaining how to vegetatively propagate hazelnut plants using the mound layering technique.
A research report on a mound-layering trial using 3-year old hybrid hazelnut plants.
A research report from Lois Braun on hazelnut propagation with hardwood stem cuttings.
A report on how pot size can affect the establishment of hazelnut seedlings.
Hazelnut Breeding and Evaluation
An Agroforestry Systems journal article on genetic diversity, fatty acid profiles, and yield component analysis of American hazelnut.
A research bulletin comparing the yields of existing hybrid hazelnut germplasm to economic return goals.
A research report on the yields of hybrid hazelnuts from 8 locations in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Nebraska.
A research bulletin reporting on the first year of the Bayfield Hazelnut Performance Trial located in Bayfield, WI.
A research report on the yields of American hazelnut from 24 locations in Wisconsin.
A research report on the use of 30" tree tubes on the growth of hybrid hazelnuts at two locations.
A journal article on nitrogen fertilization of hazelnuts in Minnesota.
A journal article on fertilizing hazelnuts in the years after planting.
A publication explaining how perennial plants use nitrogen.
An extensive summary of work done on fertilization of hazelnuts.
A summary document on the PhD dissertation of Dr. Lois Braun.