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    Author(s): Philip R. Wheeler
    Date: 1952
    Source: Southern Forest Experiment Station
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
    Station: Southern Research Station
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    Description

    The Southern Forest Survey, an activity of the Southern Forest Experiment Station, covers the seven States of the Station' territory--Alabama, Arkansas. Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas. This Survey is a part of the nation-wide Forest Survey authorized by the McSweeney-McNary Forest Research Act of 1928. Its five-fold purpose is (1) to take inventory of the supply of standing timber and other forest products; (2) to ascertain the rate at which this supply is being increased through growth; (3) to determine the rate at which this supply is being diminished through industrial and local use, and by fire, insects, disease, and other agencies; (4) to estimate the present requirements and the probable future trend in the requirements for timber and other forest products; and (5) to correlate these findings with an existing and anticipated economic conditions, in order that policies may be formulated for the effective use of lands suitable for forest production.

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    Citation

    Wheeler,Philip R. 1952. Forest statistics for Tennessee. Southern Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    Forest Survey, Tennessee

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