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
A research bulletin reporting the yields from three plantings in Wisconsin of full-sibling hybrid hazelnuts.
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.