FPC US Pine Working Group Member Survey

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1. What is your name?
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2. What is the name of your organization?
3. What is your membership category?
4. Did you attend any of these FPC meetings?
YesNoDoes not apply
2012 Contact Meeting in Chile
2012 Contact Meeting in Louisiana
2012 Annual Meeting in Chapel Hill, NC
2013 Contact Meeting in Brazil
2013 Contact Meeting in Virginia
2013 Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA
5. What are the major program strengths of the FPC?
6. What are the major program weaknesses of the FPC?
What could we do more effectively or what should we not be doing?
7. The FPC provides an excellent value (cost/benefit) for the products and services provided compared to other alternatives.
8. Are there other institutions/cooperatives with which the FPC should increase interaction?
If yes, list the organizations otherwise enter No.
9. What percentage of FPC resources should be allocated to the following activities?
Total should be 100%.
10. The FPC pine research program is too diverse and should be more narrowly focused.
11. What is the optimal number of research areas or topics on which the FPC should work?
12. What are the most important research priorities for the next 5 years?
13. This is a list of Pine related items from the current strategic plan. Rate the importance of these topics to your company.
Very importantImportantNot very importantCompletely uninterested
Nutrient availability, Fertilizer uptake and efficiency
Decision support tools and models
Remote sensing and LAI
Weed control and fertilization
Fertilization response
Genetics x silvicultural interactions
Response modeling, Grotwth and Yield Models
Ecophysiology, Process Models, Potential Productivity
Thinning
Water and environmental impacts
14. Rate how well the FPC has addressed these strategic topics in the past 5 years.
Very WellWellNot very wellCompletely ignored
Nutrient availability, Fertilizer uptake and efficiency
Decision support tools and models
Remote sensing and LAI
Weed control and fertilization
Fertilization response
Genetics x silvicultural interactions
Response modeling, Grotwth and Yield Models
Ecophysiology, Process Models, Potential Productivity
Thinning
Water and environmental impacts
15. Do we need to complete additional work on these strategic topics?
Lots of workSome workA little workDon't waste your time
Nutrient availability, Fertilizer uptake and efficiency
Decision support tools and models
Remote sensing and LAI
Weed control and fertilization
Fertilization response
Genetics x silvicultural interactions
Response modeling, Grotwth and Yield Models
Ecophysiology, Process Models, Potential Productivity
Thinning
Water and environmental impacts
16. Score each of the following research areas based on their value to your organization.
Most importantImportantLess importantNot important
Quantify soil nutrient supply and how it is affectd by silvicultural practices
Quantify water supply and how it is affected genetic/silvicultural practices
Quantify light supply and how it is affected genetic/silvicultural practices
Develop techniques to quantitatively assess site specific resource limitations
Growth response to fertilizer rate and timing
Improved LAI and nutrient status assessment using remote sensing
Alternate nutrients sources (biosolids, animal waste)
Improved fertilizer efficiency
Develop varietal silviculture regimes
Insect and disease risk
Wood and stem quality
Improve Growth and Yield models
Improve Process Based Models
Weed control and fertilization interactions
Carbon balance and sequestration in plantations
Environmental effects of intensive silviculture
Improve decision support systems
Intercropping research
Nursery management
Biomass for bioenergy
Mechanization: slash management, site prep
Quality control of operations
17. If there are other topics of importance indicate them here along with their importance.
18. Please rank technology transfer methods in order of benefit to your company.
Beneficial 123456789Worthless 10
Research reports
Journal publications
Web site
Workshops
Contact Meetings
Annual Meetings
Company visit
Phone or email consultation
Software (LobDSS)
Research summaries (book of 2 page reports)
Brochure
19. Indicate level of satisfaction with technology transfer methods:
Very SatisfiedSatisfiedUnsatisfiedVery unsatisfied
Research reports
Journal publications
Web site
Workshops
Contact Meetings
Annual Meetings
Company visit
Phone or email consultation
Software (LobDSS)
Research summaries (book of 2 page reports)
Brochure
20. Additional comments or suggestion for improving FPC technology transfer.
21. How do you prefer to communicate with the FPC?
Select all that apply.
22. If you selected 'Other' in the previous question, please specify here.
23. Provide your suggestions for items we should discuss during our Strategic Planning meeting for the US Pine Working Group.
24. What can the FPC do to serve you better?
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