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Land clearing and wood use in Delaware, 1972Author(s): James T. Bones; Joseph E. Barnard
Source: Research Note NE-163. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 5p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionChanging land use often results in removal of the existing forest cover. During a resurvey of Delaware's timber resources, a study was made to measure the losses of wood fiber that resulted from forest land clearing. It was estimated that nearly 33 million cubic feet of growing stock was destroyed on the 37,000 acres of commercial forest land that was cleared between 1954 and 1968.
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CitationBones, James T.; Barnard, Joseph E. 1973. Land clearing and wood use in Delaware, 1972. Research Note NE-163. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 5p.
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