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    Author(s): Tony G. JohnsonRichard A. Harper; Michael J. Bozzo
    Date: 2002
    Source: Resour. Bull. SRS–70. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 42 p.
    Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
    Station: Southern Research Station
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    Description

    In 1999, roundwood output from South Carolina's forests totaled 625 million cubic feet, 1 percent less than in 1997. Mill byproducts generated from primary manufacturers declined 2 percent to 197 million cubic feet. Almost all plant residues were used primarily for fuel and fiber products. Pulpwood was the leading roundwood product at 324 million cubic feet; saw logs ranked second at 242 million cubic feet; veneer logs were third at 54 million cubic feet. The number of primary processing plants declined from 92 in 1997 to 90 in 1999. Total receipts declined 5 percent to 587 million cubic feet.

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    Citation

    Johnson, Tony G.; Harper, Richard A.; Bozzo, Michael J. 2002. South Carolina''s timber industry - an assessment of timber product output and use, 1999. Resour. Bull. SRS–70. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 42 p.

    Keywords

    Pulpwood, residues, roundwood, saw logs, veneer logs, wood movement

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