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Robert K. Grala

Associate Professor

Phone: 662-325-7039  Email: rkg55@msstate.edu

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Robert K. Grala

2017
Dahal, R.P., J.E. Henderson, I.A. Munn, R.K. Grala. 2017. Forestry in Mississippi—The Contribution of the Industry to the Mississippi Economy: An Input-Output Analysis. Forest and Wildlife Research Center, Research Bulletin FO464, Mississippi State University. 32 pp. Download


2017
Galik, C.S., R.K. Grala. 2017. Conservation program delivery in the southern U.S.: Preferences and interactions. Journal of Environmental Management 198(1):75-83. Download


2017
Grala, K., R.K. Grala, A. Hussain, W.H. Cooke III, J.M. Varner III. 2017. Impact of human factors on wildfire occurrence in Mississippi, United States. Forest Policy and Economics 81: 38-47. Download


2017
Khanal, P.N., D.L. Grebner, I.A. Munn, S.C. Grado, R.K. Grala, J.E. Henderson. 2017. Evaluating non-industrial private forest landowner willingness to manage for forest carbon sequestration in the southern United States. Forest Policy and Economics 75: 112-119. Download


2017
Pokharel, R., J. Poudel, A.R. Sharma, R.K. Grala. 2017. A study of climate variability and socioeconomic impact on tourism industry of Nepal. Sustainability in Environment 2(1):20-34. Download


2017
Pokharel, R., R. K. Grala, D. L. Grebner. 2017. Woody residue utilizaiton for bioenergy by primary forest products manufacturers: An exploratory analysis. Forest Policy and Economics 85(Part 1):161-171. Download


2017
Pokharel, R., R.K. Grala, D.L. Grebner, S.C. Grado. 2017. Factors affecting utilization of woody residues for bioenergy production in the southern United States. Biomass and Bioenergy 105: 278-287. Download


2017
Rashidi, E., H. Medal, J. Gordon, R. Grala, M. Varner. 2017. A maximal covering location-based model for analyzing the vulnerability of landscapes to wildfires: Assessing the worst-case scenario. European Journal of Operational Research 258(3):1095-1105. Download


2016
Hussain, A., I.A. Munn, R.K. Grala. 2016. Economic impacts of productivity improvements in US forest products industries: A general equilibrium analysis. Forest Products Journal 66(1-2):66-76. Download


2016
Khanal, P.N., D.L. Grebner, I.A. Munn, S.C. Grado, R.K. Grala, J.E. Henderson, M. Measells. 2016. Non-industrial private forest landowner beliefs toward climate change and carbon sequestration in the Southern US. Journal of Forestry 114(5): 524-531. Download


2016
Mutandwa, E., R.K. Grala, D.L. Grebner. 2016. Family forest land availability for the production of ecosystem services in Mississippi, United States. Forest Policy and Economics 73:18-24. Download


2016
Mutandwa, E., R.K. Grala, S.C. Grado. 2016. Family forest owners' familiarity with conservation programs in Mississippi, USA. Small-scale Forestry. Download


2015
Grebner, D.L., R.K. Grala, O. Joshi, G. Perez-Verdin. 2015. Physical and economic aspects to assessing woody biomass availability for bioenergy production and related supply constraints. Pages 299-321 in S. Eskogiul, S. Rebennack, and P.M. Pardalos, Editors. Handbook of Bioenergy. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland 343 p.


2015
Joshi, O., D.L. Grebner, I.A. Munn, R.K. Grala. 2015. Issues concerning landowner management plan adoption decisions: A recursive bivariate probit approach. International Journal of Forestry Research(2015):926303. Download


2014
Joshi, O., D.L. Grebner, I.A. Munn, S.C. Grado, R.K. Grala, A. Hussain. 2014. Factors influencing utilization of woody biomass from wood processing facilities in Mississippi. Forest Products Journal 64(1/2): 64-71. Download


2013
Joshi, O., D.L. Grebner, I.A. Munn, S.C. Grado, J.E. Henderson, R.K. Grala. 2013. A preliminary assessment of issues related to mill residue utilization in Mississippi. Pages 178-183 in Proceedings of the Southern Forest Economics Workshop 2012. Download


2013
Nepal, P., R.K. Grala, D.L. Grebner, R.C. Abt. 2013. Impact of harvest-level changes on carbon accumulation and timber stumpage prices in Mississippi. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry 37(3):160-168. Download


2013
Steen, J.D., S.C. Grado, I.A. Munn, M.K. Measells, A. Hussain, J.E. Henderson, R.K. Grala, D.L. Grebner, and R.J. Rousseau. 2013. Factors influencing nonindustrial private forest landowner willingness to grow short-rotation woody crops for bioenergy in Mississippi. Pages 46-51 in Proceedings of the 2013 Southern Forest Economics Workers Annual Meeting, "Changing Forestry and Forest Economics and Policy." Auburn, Alabama, March 10-12, 2013. Download


2012
Grala, R.K., J.C. Tyndall, C.W. Mize. 2012. Willingness to pay for aesthetics associated with field windbreaks in Iowa, United States. Landscape and Urban Planning 108(2-4):71-78. Download


2012
Hagadone, T.A., R.K. Grala. 2012. Business clusters in Mississippi's forest products industry. Forest Policy and Economics 20:16-24. Download


2012
Nepal, P., R.K. Grala, D.L. Grebner. 2012. Financial feasibility of increasing carbon sequestration in harvested wood products in Mississippi. Forest Policy and Economics 14(1):99-106. Download


2012
Nepal. P., R.K. Grala, D.L. Grebner. 2012. Financial implications of enrolling Mississippi forest landowners in carbon offset programs. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry 36(1):5-10.


2010
Grala, R.K., J.C. Tyndall, C.W. Mize. 2010. Impact of field windbreaks on visual appearance of agricultural lands. Agroforestry Systems 80(3):411-422. Download


2010
Nepal, P., R.K. Grala, D.L. Grebner. 2010. Carbon sequestration potential and financial trade-offs associated with loblolly pine and cherrybark oak management in Mississippi. Forum of Public Policy: A Journal of the Oxford Round Table 2010(3):19 pp. Download


2010
Stuart, W.B., L.A. Grace, R.K. Grala. 2010. Returns to scale in the Southeast United States logging industry. Forest Policy and Economics 12(6):451-456. Download


2010
Tyndall, J.C., R.K. Grala. 2010. Financial perspectives on the use of vegetative environmental buffers for swine odor management. Iowa State University 2010 Animal Industry Report. A.S. Leaflet R2533. Download


2009
Aguilar, F.X., R.K. Grala, S.M. Bratkovich. 2009. Use of georeferenced data to study clustering in the primary wood products industry of the US South. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 39(12):2494-2504. Download


2009
Aguilar, F.X., S.B. Bratkovich, K. Fernholz, A. Garrard, R.K. Grala, L.L. Leightley, W. Martin, I.A. Munn. 2009. The status of and opportunities for business clustering within the forest products sector in the U.S. The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities Inc. 28pp. Download


2009
Godsey, L.D., D.E. Mercer, R.K. Grala, S.C. Grado, J.R.R. Alavalapati. 2009. Agroforestry Economics and Policy. In H.E. "Gene" Garret, editor, North American agroforestry: An integrated science and practice. Second edition. American Society of Agronomy. Madison, Wisconsin.


2009
Grala, R.K., J.P. Colletti, C.W. Mize. 2009. Willingness of Iowa agricultural landowners to allow fee hunting associated with in-field shelterbelts. Agroforestry Systems 76(1):207-218. Download


2009
Nepal, P., R.K. Grala, D.L. Grebner. 2009. Financial feasibility of sequestering carbon for loblolly pine stands in interior flatwoods region in Mississippi. Pages 52-62 in J. Siry, B. Izlar, P. Bettinger, T. Harris, T. Tye, S. Baldwin, K. Merry, editors. Proceedings of the 2008 Southern Forest Economics Workers Meeting. Savannah, GA. Download


2009
Nepal, P., R.K. Grala, D.L. Grebner. 2009. Financial trade-offs associated with sequestrating carbon dioxide in standing timber and wood products harvested from loblolly pine plantation. Journal of Forestry 107(2):103.


2009
Tyndall, J.C., R.K. Grala. 2009. Financial feasibility of using shelterbelts for swine odor mitigation. Agroforestry Systems 76(1):237-250. Download


2008
Grala, R.K., J.C. Tyndall, C.W. Mize. 2008. Influence of field windbreaks on landscape aesthetics: Preliminary results. Page 178 in Proceedings of the Southern Forest Economics Workshop 2007: Global Change and Forestry: Economic and Policy Implications. Download abstract


2008
Grala, R.K., L.A. Grace, W.B. Stuart. 2008. Logging residues as a source of bioenergy feedstock. Page 139 in Proceedings of the Southern Forest Economics Workshop 2007: Global Change and Forestry: Economic and Policy Implications. Download abstract


2008
Grala, R.K., P. Nepal, D.L. Grebner. 2008. Utilization of logging residues for producing bioenergy and reducing carbon dioxide emissions. In: Proceedings, Society of American Foresters National Convention, Reno, NV, November 4-9, 2008.


2003
Grala, R.K., J.P. Colletti. 2003. Estimates of additional Maize (Zea mays) yields required to offset costs of tree-windbreaks in Midwestern USA. Agroforestry Systems: 59: 11-20. Download


2001
Grala R.K., J.P. Colletti. 2001. Evaluation of the break-even corn yield within the Leeward Protected Zone of a windbreak. In: Temperate Agroforestry: Adaptive and Mitigative Roles in A Changing Physical and Socio-Economic Climate [Schroeder, W., J. Kort (eds.)]. Proceedings of the Seventh Biennial Conference on Agroforestry in North America and Sixth Annual Conference of the Plains and Prairie Forestry Association, August 12-15, 2001, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.


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