Terrance Ye

Ye, Terrance

Position Type:
Job Title:
Quantitative Geneticist
Forest Ecosystems & Society
Office Location:
201M Richardson Hall
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Ph.D., 2003, University of Alberta, Canada
Research Interests
  • Biometrics
  • Forest Genetics
Forest Genetics, Tree Improvement, Biometrics, and Data Mining
Selected Publications:
  1. Geleynse, Scott, Jayawickrama, Keith, Trappe, Matt, Ye, Terrance, and Zhang, Xiao. 2016. Genetic parameters of factors affecting the biomass recalcitrance of Douglas Fir trees. BioEnergy Research doi:10.1007/s12155-016-9718-2.
  2. Ye, T.Z. and Jayawickrama, K.J.S. 2014. Geographic variation and local growth superiority for coastal Douglas-fir – Rotation-age growth performance in a Douglas-fir provenance test. Silvae Genetica 63(3): 116-125.
  3. Ye, T.Z. and Jayawickrama, K.J.S. 2012. Early selection for improving volume growth in coastal Douglas-fir breeding programs. Silvae Genetica 61(4-5): 186-198.
  4. Ye, Terrance Z., Jayawickrama Keith JS, and Johnson GR. 2007. Efficiency of Including First-generation Information in Second-generation Ranking and Selection: Results of Computer Simulation. Tree Genetics and Genomes 3: 319-328.
  5. Jayawickrama, K.J.S., Ye, T.Z. and Howe G.T. 2011. Heritabilities, intertrait genetic correlations, G x E interaction and predicted genetic gains for acoustic velocity in mid-rotation coastal Douglas-fir. Silvae Genetica 60(1): 8-18.

  6. Ye, T.Z., Jayawickrama, K.J.S. and St Clair, J.B. 2009. Realized gains from block-plot coastal Douglas-fir trials in the Northern Oregon Cascades. Silvae Genetica 59(1): 29-39.

  7. Ye, T.Z. and Jayawickrama, K.J.S. 2008. Efficiency of using spatial analysis in first-generation coastal Douglas-fir progeny tests in the US Pacific Northwest. Tree Genetics and Genomes 4: 677-692.
  8. Ye, Terrance Z., Jayawickrama, Keith J.S, and Johnson, G.R. 2007. Efficiency of Including First-generation Information in Second-generation Ranking and Selection: Results of Computer Simulation. Tree Genetics and Genomes 3: 319-328.
  9. Yang, R-C., Yeh, F.C. and Ye, T.Z. 2007. Multilocus structure in the Pinus contorta - Pinus banksiana complex. Canadian Journal of Botany 85: 774-784.
  10. Yang, R-C., Ye, T.Z., Blade,S.F. and Bandara, M. 2004. Efficiency of spatial analyses of field pea yield trials. Crop Sience 44: 49-55.
  11. Ye, T.Z., Yang, R-C. and Yeh, F.C. 2003. Coevolution in natural pathosystems: effects of dominance on host-pathogen interactions. Phytopathology 93(5): 633-639.
  12. Ye, T.Z., Yang, R-C. and Yeh, F.C. 2002. Population structure of a lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) and jack pine (P. banksiana) complex as revealed by random amplified polymorphic DNA. Genome 45: 530-540.
  13. Jonsson, A., Eriksson,G., Ye, Z. and Yeh, F.C. 2000. A retrospective early test of Pinus sylvestris seedlings grown at wide and dense spacing. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 30: 1443-1452.
  14. Yang, R-C., Ye, Z. and Hiratsuka, Y. 1999. Susceptibility of Pinus contorta – Pinus banksiana complex to Endocronartium harknessii: host–pathogen interactions. Canadian Journal of Botany 77: 1035-1043.
  15. Jayawickrama, K.J.S., Shaw, D. and Ye, T.Z. 2012. Genetic Selection in Coastal Douglas-fir for tolerance to Swiss Needle Cast Disease. Proceedings of the fourth international workshop on the genetics of host-parasite interactions in forestry: Disease and insect resistance in forest trees. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-240. Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. 372p.
  16. Ye, T., Jayawickrama K, Turnblom, E and St Clair B. 2011. Age-7 Results from the three Grays Harbor Genetic Gain/ Type IV trials planted in 2005. SMC Quarterly News, 4th Quarter 2011. Stand Management Cooperative, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, PO Box 352100, Seattle, WA 98195.
  17. Jayawickrama, K.J.S., Ye, T.Z., Gupta, R. and Cherry, M.L. 2009. Including Wood Stiffness in Tree Improvement of Coastal Douglas-fir in the US Pacific Northwest: A Literature Review and Synthesis. Research Contribution 50 of the Forest Research Laboratory, College of Forestry, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR.
  18. Jayawickrama, K.J.S., Johnson, G.R. and Ye, T.Z. 2004. Cooperative Advanced-Generation Breeding and Testing of Coastal Douglas-fir and Western Hemlock – Strategy and Implementation. In Li, B. and S. McKeand eds. “Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding in the Age of Genomics: Progress and Future”. IUFRO Joint Conference of Division 2. November 1-5, 2004, Charleston, SC.