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    Author(s): Peter Koch
    Date: 1985
    Source: Agricultural Handbook SFES-AH-605. Asheville, NC: USDA-Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 1-1418.
    Publication Series: Agricultural Handbook
    Station: Southern Research Station
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    This three-volume text characterizes the 22 principal hardwood species that grow among southern pines, describes the processes by which they are converted to products, describes present and potential products, analyzes the economic feasibility of such conversions, and discusses trends.

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    Koch, Peter. 1985. Utilization of Hardwoods Growing on Southern Pine Sites – Volume 1. Agricultural Handbook SFES-AH-605. Asheville, NC: USDA-Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 1-1418.


    Hardwoods, low-grade hardwoods, southern hardwoods, forest resources, Southern States, anatomy, physical properties, specific gravity, moisture content, chemical analysis, extractives, mechanical properties, logs, low-grade logs, small logs, grades, log grades, tree grades, yield, defects, insects, fungi residues, harvesting residues, bark, roots, leaves, utilization, complete tree utilization, complete tree harvesting, complete tree chipping, chipping, harvesting, debarking, drying, machining, bending of wood, steam bending, preservation, preservative treatment, pressure treatment, lumber, fiberboard, particleboard, structural particleboard, pulp, paper, energy sources, chemical utilization, economics, Fraxinus pennsylvanica, Fraxinus americana, Ulmus americana, Ulmusalata, Celtisspp., Caryacordiformis, Carya tomentosa, Caryaglabra, Carya ovata, Acer rubrum, Quercus veiutina, Quercus marilandica, Quercus falcata, var. pagodaefoiia, Quercus prinus, Quercus iaurifolia, Quercus rubra, Quercus stellata, Quercus coccinea, Quercus shumardii, Quercus falcata var. faicata, Quercus nigra, Quercus alba, Magnolia virginiana, Liquidambar styraciflua, Nyssa sylvatica, Liriodendron tulpifera

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