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    Author(s): Tony G. JohnsonCarolyn D. Steppleton
    Date: 1999
    Source: Resour. Bull. SRS-37. 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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    In 1997, the South's production of pulpwood increased 11 percent to 75.9 million cords. Roundwood production increased to 54.2 million cords and accounted for 71 percent of the total pulpwood production. The use of wood residue increased to 21.7 million cords. Alabama leads the South in total production, number of mills, and pulping capacity. Currently, 103 mills are operating and drawing wood from the 13 Southern States. Southern mills' pulping capacity of 140,153 tons per day accounts for more than two-thirds of the Nation's total pulping capacity.

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    Johnson, Tony G.; Steppleton, Carolyn D. 1999. Southern pulpwood production, 1997. Resour. Bull. SRS-37. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 34 p.

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    pulping capacity, pulpmills, pulpwood, residues, roundwood

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