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Anil Koirala

  • PhD in Forest Resources (Biometrics), Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia (Ongoing)
  • MS in Statistics, Department of Statistics, University of Georgia, 2021
  • MS in Forest Resources (Operations), School of Forest Resources, University of Maine, 2017
  • BS in Forestry, Institute of Forestry, Tribhuvan University, Hetauda, Nepal, 2015
Selected Publications:

10 Published Peer-Reviewed Articles 

Koirala A., Montes C.R., Bullock B.P. and Wagle B.H. 2021. Developing taper equations for planted teak (Tectona grandis L. f.) trees of central lowland Nepal. Trees, Forests and People. (accepted in press)

Koirala A., Montes C.R., and Bullock B.P. 2021. Modeling dominant height using stand and water balance variables for loblolly pine in the Western Gulf, US. Forest Ecology and Management. 479 (118610).

Kizha A.R., Han H.S., Anderson N., Koirala A., and Louis, L.T. 2020. Comparing hot and cold loading in an integrated biomass recovery operation. Forests 11(4), 385.

Thapa S., Lanhui W., Koirala A., Bhattarai S., Shrestha S., and Aye W.N. 2020. Valuation of ecosystem services from an important wetland of Nepal: A study from Begnas watershed system. Wetlands. 40, 1071-1083.

Koirala A., Kizha A.R., de Hoop C.F., Roth B.E., Han H.S., Hiesl P., Abbas D., Gautam S., Baral S., Bick S., and Sahoo K. 2018. Annotated bibliography of the global literature on secondary transportation of raw and comminuted forest products (2000 - 2015). Forests. 9(7), 415.

Kizha A.R., Han H.S., Paulson J., and Koirala A. 2018. Strategies for reducing moisture content in forest residues at the harvest site. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 34(1): 25-33.     

Koirala A., Kizha A.R., and Baral S., 2017. Modeling height-diameter relationship and volume of Teak (Tectona grandis L.f.) in central lowlands of Nepal. Journal of Tropical Forestry and Environment. 7(1), 28-42. 

Redcay S., Koirala A., and Liu J. 2018 Effects of roll and flail conditioning systems on mowing and baling of Miscanthus × giganteus feedstock. Biosystems Engineering. 172. 134-143.

Koirala A., Kizha A.R., and De Urioste-Stone S.M. 2017. Policy recommendation from stakeholder to improve forest products transportation: A qualitative study. Forests. 8(11), 434.

Koirala A., Kizha A.R., and Roth B.E., 2017. Perceiving Major Problems in Forest Products Transportation by Trucks and Trailers: A Cross-sectional Survey. European Journal of Forest Engineering. 3(1), 23-34.

Research Interests:

Currently, I am working on developing a growth and yield system for naturally regenerated southern hardwoods. I am also involved in the study examining the effects of climatic variables on the growth and productivity of loblolly pines of the Western Gulf, US. My previous research investigated the challenges associated with efficient forest products supply chain, especially trucking. 

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