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    Author(s): Richard L. Welch; Thomas R. Bellamy
    Date: 1980
    Source: Resour. Bull. SE-54. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 25 p.
    Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
    Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
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    Almost 360 million cubic feet of industrial roundwood products were harvested from Virginia’s forest in 1978, and an estimates 137 million cubic feet of wood residues were left in the forests. Virginia shipped 41 million cubic feet of roundwood products to plants outside the State, and Virginia plants received 65 million cubic feet of out-of-state wood. Over 75 percent of the 384 million cubic feet of roundwood receipts were converted directly to manufactured products. Over 64 million cubic feet were converted to plant byproducts that were used as roundwood substitutes such as pulpwood chips. Of the remaining plant receipts, 17 million cubic feet became fuelwood, 4 million became nonindustrial byproducts, and 10 million were unused. The total output of industrial timber products amounted to 424 million cubic feet, or 9 million cubic feet more than in 1976.

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    Welch, Richard L.; Bellamy, Thomas R. 1980. Changes in output of industrial timber products in Virginia, 1976-1978. Resour. Bull. SE-54. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 25 p.

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