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    Author(s): Charles H. PerryMark D. NelsonRonald J. Piva
    Date: 2010
    Source: In: Eredics, Peter, ed. Mapping Forestry. Redlands, CA: ESRI Press: 5-8.
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Northern Research Station
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    Industrial roundwood is the raw material produced from harvested trees that is used to manufacture a wide range of wood products. Roundwood is harvested from the forest and is transported to primary manufacturing facilities to be processed into primary and secondary wood products. Roundwood includes sawlogs that are processed into dimensional lumber, veneer logs peeled into plywood and panels, pulpwood chipped for pulp and paper products, composite logs chipped for oriented strand board panels, and fuelwood that is converted into a variety ofenergy products.

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    Perry, Charles H.; Nelson, Mark D.; Piva, Ronald J. 2010. Imports and exports of roundwood in the upper Midwestern United States. Chapter 2. In: Eredics, Peter, ed. Mapping Forestry. Redlands, CA: ESRI Press: 5-8.

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