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Grading sugar pine saw logs in trees.Author(s): John W. Henley
Source: Res. Pap. PNW-RP-132. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 11 p
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionSmall limbs and small overgrown limbs cause problems when grading saw logs in sugar pine trees. Surface characteristics and lumber recovery information for 426 logs from 64 sugar pine trees were examined. Resulting modifications in the grading specification that allow a grader to ignore small limbs and small limb indicators do not appear to decrease the performance of the grading system.
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CitationHenley, John W. 1972. Grading sugar pine saw logs in trees. Res. Pap. PNW-RP-132. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 11 p
Keywordssugar pine, log grades
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