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Wood products research in the USAAuthor(s): Theodore Wegner
Source: 2009 Wood and Fiber Product Seminar : VTT and USDA joint activity, September 22-23, 2009. VTT symposium ; 263. [Helsinki], Finland : VTT, c2010: p. 15-23: ISBN: 9789513875893 (soft back ed.): 951387589X (soft back ed.): 9789513875909 (electronic ed.): 9513875903 (electronic ed.)
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DescriptionForest biomass conversion to biofuels and other value-added co-products; hyper-performance advanced composites custom tailored to end use requirements; advanced high performance wood-based structures; and nanomaterials and nano-enable high performance products from wood represent important research and development investment areas for the successful transformation of the forest products industry into a reinvented and reinvigorated growth industry in the 21st Century. Research and development investments in the preceding areas will help make wood the sustainable, renewable, and recyclable material of choice in the 21st Century.
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CitationWegner, Theodore H. 2010. Wood products research in the USA. 2009 Wood and Fiber Product Seminar : VTT and USDA joint activity, September 22-23, 2009. VTT symposium ; 263. [Helsinki], Finland : VTT, c2010: p. 15-23: ISBN: 9789513875893 (soft back ed.): 951387589X (soft back ed.): 9789513875909 (electronic ed.): 9513875903 (electronic ed.)
KeywordsForest products, research, wood products, forest products industry, United States, USA, research projects, technological innovations, forest biomass, renewable natural resources, natural resources, biomass, utilization, wood utilization, wood research, value added, biomass energy, fuelwood, nanotechnology, nanostructured materials, composite materials, forest products research, product testing, review article, research policy, research programs, forest resources
- Opportunities of using bio-based materials for value-added composites
- Opportunities for joint FPL and VTT research.
- Uses and desirable properties of wood in the 21st century
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