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    Author(s): Tony G. JohnsonCarolyn D. Steppleton
    Date: 2002
    Source: Resour. Bull. SRS–69. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 34 p.
    Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
    Station: Southern Research Station
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    Description

    In 2000, the South’s production of pulpwood declined 6 percent to 66.6 million cords. Roundwood production dropped to 44.4 million cords and accounted for 67 percent of the total pulpwood production. The use of wood residue increased 2 percent to 22.3 million cords. Alabama continued to lead the South in total production, number of mills, and pulping capacity. In 2000, 98 mills were operating and drawing wood from the 13 Southern States. Southern mills’ pulping capacity of 130,337 tons per day accounted for more than two-thirds of the Nation’s total pulping capacity.

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    Citation

    Johnson, Tony G.; Steppleton, Carolyn D. 2002. Southern pulpwood production, 2000. Resour. Bull. SRS–69. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 34 p.

    Keywords

    Pulping capacity, pulpmills, pulpwood, residues, roundwood.

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