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James B  Friday

Name :

James B Friday

Title :

Extension Forester

Unit :

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management

Office :

Komohana Research and Extension Center

Address :

875 Komohana Street
                    Hilo, HI 96720

Phone :

(808)969-8254

Fax :

(808)981-5211

E-mail :

jbfriday@hawaii.edu

Website :

http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/forestry

Specialties :

Forestry and Agroforestry


Professional Prep/Appointments :


BA, Biology, Dartmouth College, 1982
Master of Forestry, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, 1985
PhD, Agronomy and Soil Science, CTAHR, University of Hawai`i, 1998


Projects :


Ecology and Management of Rapid Ohia Death
RREA Professional and Staff Development and Training in Forestry Skills
Coordination and Capacity Building for Natural Resources Extension Programs
Silviculture and management of Acacia koa
Forestry and conservation nurseries for Pacific Islands
Wood quality and yield of young Acacia koa 


Courses Taught:


Forestry Short Course for Pacific Island Foresters
Forest Stewards Master Forest Landowners
Forestry and Conservation Nurseries for Pacific Islands 


Extension Interests :


Silviculture and management of koa forests
Small-scale plantation forestry
Conservation of native Hawaiian forests
Nutrition of plantation forests
Agroforestry
International development
Forestry and conservation nurseries 
Forest Health


Selected Publications :



EXTENSION
 
 
 

Friday, J. B., L. Keith, and F. Hughes. 2015. Rapid ‘Ōhi‘a Death (Ceratocystis Wilt of ‘Ōhi‘a). PD-107, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawai‘i, Honolulu, HI. URL: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/oc/freepubs/pdf/PD-107.pdf

 Elevitch, C. R., G. Behling, M. Constantinides, and J. B. Friday. 2014. Grower’s Guide to Pacific Island Agroforestry Systems, Information Resources, and Public Assistance Programs. In: Elevitch, C.R. (ed.). Food-Producing Agroforestry Landscapes of the Pacific. Permanent Agriculture Resources (PAR), Hōlualoa, Hawai‘i. http://www.agroforestry.org

Leary, J., S. Kaye, J. B. Friday, and F. Hughes. 2014. Proper technique for injecting albizia (Falcataria moluccana L.) with Milestone ® (active ingredient aminopyralid). College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawai‘i, Honolulu, HI. http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/oc/freepubs/pdf/Albizia%20tri-fold.pdf

Stevens, B., J. B. Friday, D. Cram, C. Trauernicht. 2014. Protecting tree plantations from fire. RM-18, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawai‘i, Honolulu, HI. URL: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/oc/freepubs/pdf/RM-18.pdf

 Cram, D., S. Cordell, J.B. Friday, C. Giardina, C. Litton, E. Moeller, and E. Pickett. 2013. Fire and drought in paradise: Say it isn’t so, Smokey. Rural Connections 7(1): 19-22. http://wrdc.usu.edu/files/publications/publication/pub__7956191.pdf

Friday, J. B., and R. Ogoshi. 2010. Farm and forestry production and marketing profile for tamanu (Calophyllum inophyllum). In: Elevitch, C. R. (ed). Specialty Crops for Pacific Island Agroforestry. Permanent Agriculture Resources, Hōlualoa, Hawai‘i. http://agroforestry.net/scps/Tamanu_specialty_crop.pdf

 

Friday, J. B. 2010. Farm and forestry production and marketing profile for koa (Acacia koa). In: Elevitch, C. R. (ed). Specialty Crops for Pacific Island Agroforestry. Permanent Agriculture Resources, Hōlualoa, Hawai‘i. http://agroforestry.net/scps/Koa_specialty_crop.pdf

 

Elevitch, C.R., T. Idol, J. B. Friday, C. Lepczyk, V. Easton Smith, and S.C. Nelson. 2009. Shade-Grown Coffee in Hawai‘i: Results of a twelve farm study in Kona. Permanent Agriculture Resources, Hōlualoa, Hawai‘i. http://agroforestry.net/caf

 

Nelson, S. and J. B. Friday. 2009. Hawaiian mistletoes (Korthalsella species). Plant Disease 62, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawai‘i, Honolulu, HI. URL: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/oc/freepubs/pdf/PD-62.pdf

 

Friday, J. B. and J. Yanagida. 2007. Directions for Hawaii’s forest industry for the next century. Hawai‘i Forest Journal, Hawai‘i Forest Institute, Hilo, HI. http://www.hawaiiforestinstitute.org/documents/journal_sept2007.pdf

 

Idol, T., P. G. Scowcroft, N. Dudley, P. Simmons, K. Dancil, and J. B. Friday. 2007. The value of managing Acacia koa forests. Hawai‘i Forest Journal, Hawai‘i Forest Institute, Hilo, HI. http://www.hawaiiforestinstitute.org/documents/journal_sept2007.pdf

 

Friday, J. B., and J. Smith. 2006. Agroforestry. Pp. 47 – 53 in: Toward Sustainable Agriculture: A Guide for Hawai‘i’s Farmers. J. Smith and S. A. El-Swaify, eds. College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawai‘i, Honolulu, HI. URL: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/oc/freepubs/pdf/TSA_guide.pdf.

 

Friday, J. B., J. F. Yanagida, P. Illukiptiya, R. J. Mamiit, and Q. A. Edwards. 2006. Characteristics of Hawai‘i’s Retail Forest Industry 2001. Economic Issues 8, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawai‘i, Honolulu, HI. URL: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/oc/freepubs/pdf/EI-8.pdf

 

Elevitch, C. R., K. Wilkinson, and J. B. Friday. 2006. Acacia koa (koa) and Acacia koaia (koai‘a). Pp. 1-28 in: Elevitch, C. R., ed. Traditional Trees of Pacific Islands. Permanent Agriculture Resources, Hōlualoa, HI. URL: http://www.traditionaltree.org

 

Friday, J. B., and D. Okano. 2006. Cordia subcordata (kou). Pp. 303-316 in: Elevitch, C. R., ed. Traditional Trees of Pacific Islands. Permanent Agriculture Resources, Hōlualoa, HI. URL: http://www.traditionaltree.org

 

Friday, J. B., and D. Okano. 2006. Thespesia populnea (Portia tree). Pp. 757-774 in: Elevitch, C. R., ed. Traditional Trees of Pacific Islands. Permanent Agriculture Resources, Hōlualoa, HI. URL: http://www.traditionaltree.org

 

Friday, J. B., and D. Herbert. 2006. Metrosideros polymorpha (‘ōhi‘a). Pp. 465-490 in: Elevitch, C. R., ed. Traditional Trees of Pacific Islands. Permanent Agriculture Resources, Hōlualoa, HI. URL: http://www.traditionaltree.org

 

Friday, J. B., and D. Okano. 2006. Calophyllum inophyllum (kamani). Pp. 183-198 in: Elevitch, C. R., ed. Traditional Trees of Pacific Islands. Permanent Agriculture Resources, Hōlualoa, HI. URL: http://www.traditionaltree.org

 

Friday, J. B. 2006. Forage banks and forage gardens. In: Campbell, K.L.I., C. Garforth, C. Heffernan, J. Morton, R. Paterson, C. Rymer, and M. Upton. Smallstock in Development, CD-ROM. DFID Livestock Production Programme, Natural Resources International Ltd, Aylesford, Kent, UK.

 

Friday, J. B. 2005. Bamboo propagation in East Timor. Bamboo 26(6): 9-10.

 

Yanagida, J. F., J. B. Friday, P. Illukpitiya, R. J. Mamiit, and Q. Edwards. 2004. Economic value of Hawai‘i’s forest industry in 2001. Economic Issues 7, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawai‘i, Honolulu, HI. URL: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/oc/freepubs/pdf/EI-7.pdf

 

Friday, J. B. 2003. Restoring native forests in Hawai‘i. Proceedings of the 6th IUFRO Extension Working Party Symposium, Portland, OR.                     

 

Miyasaka, S. C., M. Habte, J. B. Friday, and E. V. Johnson. 2003. Manual on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi production and inoculation techniques. College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawai‘i, Honolulu, HI.

 

 Friday, J. B., C. Cabal, and J. Yanagida. 2000. Financial analysis for tree farming in Hawai‘i. College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawai‘i, Honolulu, HI. URL for document: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/oc/freepubs/pdf/RM-9.pdf and spreadsheet: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/oc/freepubs/spreads/RM-9_forest_econ_calc.xls.

 

Friday, J. B. 2000. Acacia koa. In: CAB International, Global Forestry Compendium, CAB International, Oxford, UK. Available on-line by subscription at URL http://www.cabi.org/compendia/fc/

 

Friday, J. B. 2000. Seed technology for forestry in Hawai‘i. College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawai‘i, Honolulu, HI. URL: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/oc/freepubs/pdf/RM-4.pdf.

 

Friday, J. B. 1998. Agroforestry, plant competition, and a free lunch. Forest, Farm, and Community Tree Research Reports 3: ii-iii.

 

Friday, J. B. 1989. Chapters on nurseries, reforestation, and bamboo propagation in Agroforestry Technology Information Kit. International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Silang, Cavite, Philippines.
 
 RESEARCH
 

McArthur, H. J., J. B. Friday, and M. J. Jones. In Press. Changing patterns of shifting cultivation in Timor-Leste. In: Cairns, M., ed. Shifting Cultivation Policy in the Asia-Pacific Region: Trying to Get it Right. Earthscan, Taylor & Francis, New York.

 

Friday, J. B., S. Cordell, C. P. Giardina, F. Inman-Narahari, N. Koch, J. Leary, C. M. Litton, P. C. Trauernicht.  2015. Future directions for forest restoration in Hawai‘i. New Forests 46:733-746. DOI 10.1007/s11056-015-9507-3

 

Keith, L. M., R. F. Hughes, L. S. Sugiyama, W. P. Heller, B. C. Bushe, and J. B. Friday. 2015. First Report of Ceratocystis wilt on ˋŌhiˋa . Plant Disease 99(9):1276. 

Friday, J. B. 2013. Long-term field research for forest and ecosystem restoration in Hawai‘i. In: Camp, A. E., L. C. Irland, and C. J. W. Carroll, eds. Long Term Silvicultural and Ecological Studies. Vol. II. GISF Research Paper 013. Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, New Haven, CT.

 

Martinez Morales, R., T. W. Idol, and J. B. Friday. 2011. Assessment of Acacia koa forest health across an elevation gradient in Hawai‘i using fine resolution remote sensing and GIS. Sensors 11(6): 5677-5694. doi: 10.3390/s110605677

 

Kull, C. A., C. M. Shackleton, P. S. Cunningham, C. Ducatillon, J. D. Dufour Dror, K. Esler,     J. B. Friday, A. C. Gouveia, A. R. Griffin, E. M. Marchante, S. J. Midgley, A. Pauchard, H. Rangan, D. M. Richardson, T. Rinaudo, J. Tassin, L. S. Urgenson, G. P. von Maltitz, R. D. Zenni, and M. J. Zylstra. 2011. Adoption, use and perception of Australian acacias around the world. Diversity and Distributions 17(5): 822-836. DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2011.00783.x

 

Friday, J. B., and H. J. McArthur. 2010. A participatory approach to community resource management: Building upon local knowledge and concerns. Pp. 219-232 in: Sustainability Science for Watershed Landscapes, Roumasset, J., K. Burnett, and A. Balisacan, eds. SEARCA, University of the Philippines, Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines.

 

Scowcroft, P. G., J. B. Friday, J. Haraguchi, T. W. Idol, and N. S. Dudley. 2010. Poor stem form as a potential limitation to private investment in koa plantation forestry in Hawai‘i. Small-Scale Forestry 9: 243-262. doi: 10.1007/s11842-009-9107-1

 

Walker, T. S., J. B. Friday, M. C. Casimero, R. T. Dolentas, A. B. Mataia, R. Acda, and R. S. Yost. 2009. The economic impact of a nutrient management decision support system (NuMaSS) on small farm households cultivating maize on acidic, upland soils in the Philippines. Agricultural Systems 101: 162-172. doi: 10.1016/j.agsy.2009.05.004

 

Meason, D. F., T. W. Idol, J. B. Friday, and P. G. Scowcroft. 2009. Effects of fertilization on phosphorus pools in a young volcanic soil of a managed tropical forest. Forest Ecology and Management 258(10): 2199-2206. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2009.04.001

 

Friday, J. B., P. G. Scowcroft, and A. Ares. 2008. Spread of invasive species after logging in a native Hawaiian forest. Applied Vegetation Science 11: 471-482. doi: 10.3170/2008-7-18538.

 

Scowcroft, P. G., J. B. Friday, T. Idol, N. Dudley, J. Haraguchi, and D. Meason. 2007. Growth response of Acacia koa trees to thinning, grass control, and phosphorus fertilization in a secondary stand in Hawai‘i. Forest Ecology and Management 239: 69-80.

 

Friday, J. B., H. J. McArthur, and L. A. Watson. 2006. Using participatory rural appraisal and participatory research and extension in a post-independence environment: A case from East Timor. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability 4(2): 108-118.

 

Goldstein, J. H., G. C. Daily, J. B. Friday, P. A. Matson, R. L. Naylor, and P. Vitousek. 2006. Business strategies for conservation on private lands: Koa forestry as a case study. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103(26): 10140-10145.

 

Friday, J. B., and J. H. Fownes. 2002. Competition for light between hedgerows and maize in an alley cropping system. Agroforestry Systems 55 (2): 125‑137.

 

Friday, J. B., and J. H. Fownes. 2001. A simulation model for hedgerow light interception and growth. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 108: 29-43.

 

Friday, J. B. 1998. Competition for light between Flemingia macrophylla and Zea mays in an agroforestry system. Ph. D. dissertation, Department of Agronomy and Soil Science, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI. 
 
 


Languages :


Ilokano, Spanish, German, Tagalog, Tetun