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Sugar pine utilization: a 30-year transition.Author(s): Susan Willits; Thomas D. Fahey
Source: Sugar pine utilization: a 30-year transition. Res. Pap. PNW-RP-438. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 21 p
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionUtilization standards and measurement systems have changed since the first lumber recovery study was conducted on sugar pine in 1957. These changes prompted a new study to provide new information on lumber volume and value recovery and a comparison to older studies. Lumber volume and value recovery are presented for the recent study on a board- and cubic-foot bases. Comparison to older studies showed that both volume and value increased over time because of improvements in technology, quality control methods, drying techniques; increased premiums for high grade clear material; and scarcity of the high-grade resource.
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CitationWillits, Susan; Fahey, Thomas D. 1991. Sugar pine utilization: a 30-year transition. Sugar pine utilization: a 30-year transition. Res. Pap. PNW-RP-438. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 21 p
KeywordsSugar pine, Pinus lambertiana, lumber, California, board feet, cubic feet
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