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Hardwoods of North AmericaAuthor(s): H. A. Alden
Source: (General technical report FPL ; GTR-83):136 p. ; 28 cm.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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DescriptionThis report describes 53 taxa of hardwoods of North America, which are organized alphabetically by genus. Descriptions include scientific name, trade name, distribution, tree characteristics, wood characteristics (general, weight, mechanical properties, drying, shrinkage, working properties, durability, preservation, toxicity and uses) and additional sources for information. Data were compiled from existing literature, mostly from research done at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, WI.
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CitationAlden, H. A. 1995. Hardwoods of North America. (General technical report FPL ; GTR-83):136 p. ; 28 cm.
KeywordsHardwoods, Wood properties, Mechanical properties, Physical properties, North America
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