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    Author(s): Paul A. Murphy
    Date: 1975
    Source: Resour. Bull. SO-53. New Orleans, Louisiana: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 31 p.
    Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
    Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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    Between 1964 and 1974, forest area in Louisiana declined 9 percent to 14.5 million acres. Softwood volume increased 31 percent to 9 billion cubic feet, and hardwood declined 7 percent to 7.7 billion. All softwood size classes had increases in volume, and all hardwood size classes had decreases.

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    Murphy, Paul A. 1975. Louisiana forests: Status and outlook. Resour. Bull. SO-53. New Orleans, Louisiana: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 31 p.

    Keywords

    timber volume, forest acreage, timber cut, timber growth, forest industries

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