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    Author(s): T.W. Lister; J.L Perdue; C.J. BarnettB.J. ButlerS.J. CrockerG.M. Domke; D. Griffith; M.A. HatfieldC.M. KurtzA.J. ListerR.S. MorinW.K. MoserM.D. NelsonC.H. PerryR.J. PivaR. Riemann; R. Widmann; C.W. Woodall
    Date: 2011
    Source: Resour. Bull. NRS-58. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 60 p. [DVD included].
    Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
    Station: Northern Research Station
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    The first full annual inventory of Maryland's forests reports approximately 2.5 million acres of forest land, which covers 40 percent of the State's land area and with a total volume of more than 2,100 cubic feet per acre. Nineteen percent of the growing-stock volume is yellow-poplar, followed by red maple (13 percent) and loblolly pine (10 percent). All species of oaks combined account for 26 percent of the total growing-stock volume. Red maple is the most abundant species in terms of number of trees. There were about 5.9 billion cubic feet of growing-stock volume in 2008, and the average annual growth rate of volume has been about 2 percent. Additional information on forest attributes, land-use change, carbon, timber products, and forest health is presented in this report. A DVD included in the report provides information on sampling techniques, estimation procedures, tables of population estimates, raw data, a data summarization tool, and a glossary.

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    Lister, T.W.; Perdue, J.L.; Barnett, C.J.; Butler, B.J.; Crocker, S.J.; Domke, G.M.; Griffith, D.; Hatfield, M.A.; Kurtz, C.M.; Lister, A.J.; Morin, R.S.; Moser, W.K.; Nelson, M.D.; Perry, C.H.; Piva, R.J.; Riemann, R.; Widmann, R.; Woodall, C.W. 2011. Maryland's Forests 2008. Resour. Bull. NRS-58. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 60 p. [DVD included].


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