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Southern pulpwood production, 2001Author(s): Tony G. Johnson; Carolyn D. Steppleton
Source: Resour. Bull. SRS–84. 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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DescriptionIn 2001, the South’s production of pulpwood declined 5 percent to 63.5 million cords. Roundwood production dropped to 42.3 million cords and accounted for 67 percent of the total pulpwood production. The use of wood residue declined 5 percent to 21.2 million cords. Alabama continued to lead the South in total production and number of mills. In 2001, 94 mills were operating and drawing wood from the 13 Southern States. Southern mills’ pulping capacity dropped from 130,337 tons per day in 2000 to 123,105 tons per day in 2001, but still accounted for more than 70 percent of the Nation’s total pulping capacity.
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CitationJohnson, Tony G.; Steppleton, Carolyn D. 2003. Southern pulpwood production, 2001. Resour. Bull. SRS–84. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 34 p.
KeywordsPulping capacity, pulpmills, pulpwood, residues, roundwood
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