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    In 2006, a harvest and utilization study was conducted on 99 operations throughout South Carolina. There were 2,904 total trees measured; 1,763 or 61 percent were softwood, while 1,141 or 39 percent were hardwood. Results from this study showed that 87 percent of the total softwood volume measured was utilized for a product, and 13 percent was left as logging residue. Seventy-nine percent of the total hardwood volume measured was utilized for a product, while 21 percent was left as logging residue.

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    Citation

    Bentley, James W.; Johnson, Tony G. 2008. South Carolina harvest and utilization study, 2006. Resour. Bull. SRS-140. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 24 p.

    Keywords

    FIA, growing stock, logging residue, nongrowing stock, overutilization, product, removals, underutilization.

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