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Southern pulpwood production, 1986Author(s): Dennis M. May
Source: Resour. Bull. SO-138. New Orleans, Louisiana: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 45 p.
Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionIn 1986, Southern pulpwood production increased 6 percent, to 60.6 million cords; roundwood production increased 9 percent, to 40.4 million cords; and wood residue production increased 2 percent, to 20.1 million cords. Since 1977, roundwood production has been increasing while wood residue production has leveled off. Hardwoods have been capturing a larger proportion of the total pulpwood production since 1977. Pulping capacity of the 105 pulpmills operating in 1986 totaled 119,825 tons per day.
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CitationMay, Dennis M. 1988. Southern pulpwood production, 1986. Resour. Bull. SO-138. New Orleans, Louisiana: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 45 p.
Keywordspulpmills. roundwood, wood residues.
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