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Southern pulpwood production, 1985Author(s): Cecil C. Hutchins
Source: Resour. Bull. SE-94. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 34 p.
Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionTotal pulpwood production in the South declined 3 percent since 1984. After a record high of 58.7 million cords in 1984, only 56.9 million cords were produced during a 1985 (Table 1). Production \tof softwood roundwood, hardwood roundwood and hardwood resudiues declined, whereas production of softwood residues remained constant. Three pulpmills closed during the year, reducing the number to 105. Pulping capacity increased by 1 percent and now totals 121,888 tons per day. No new mills were under construction in the South in 1985. However, several companies were modernizing existing mills.
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CitationHutchins, Cecil C., Jr. 1987. Southern pulpwood production, 1985. Resour. Bull. SE-94. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 34 p.
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