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Characteristics and availability of commercially important woods

Author(s):

Year:

2010

Publication type:

General Technical Report (GTR)

Primary Station(s):

Forest Products Laboratory

Source:

Wood handbook : wood as an engineering material: chapter 2. Centennial ed. General technical report FPL ; GTR-190. Madison, WI : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, 2010: p. 2.1-2.45.

Description

This chapter presents brief descriptions of many species; current and, in many cases, historic uses are cited to illustrate the utility of the wood.

Citation

Wiemann, Michael C. 2010. Characteristics and availability of commercially important woods. Wood handbook : wood as an engineering material: chapter 2. Centennial ed. General technical report FPL ; GTR-190. Madison, WI : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, 2010: p. 2.1-2.45.

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