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Forest resource trends and current conditions in the lower Mississippi Valley

Author(s):

Victor A. Rudis

Year:

1986

Publication type:

Resource Bulletin (RB)

Primary Station(s):

Southern Research Station

Historical Station(s):

Southern Forest Experiment Station

Source:

Resour. Bull. SO-116. New Orleans, Louisiana: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 14 p.

Description

A summary of component trends in the forest of lower Mississippi River Valley suggests bottomland hardwood acreage is declining by 190 acres per day and is shifting toward maturity in species and stand structure. Private landowners continue to control the remaining forests, despite recent acquisition by public agencies.

Citation

Rudis, Victor A.; Birdsey, Richard A. 1986. Forest resource trends and current conditions in the lower Mississippi Valley. Resour. Bull. SO-116. New Orleans, Louisiana: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 14 p.

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