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- Vance, Eric D.; Maguire, Douglas A.; Zalesny, Ronald S. Jr.
- Journal of forestry 2010 v.108 no.4 pp. 183-192
- forest management; forest plantations; forest yields; intensive cropping; forest trees; tree growth; dry matter accumulation; site preparation; stand characteristics; lumber; wood quality; investment; silvicultural practices; technology transfer; Southeastern United States; Pacific States; Midwestern United States; South America
- ... Intensive management practices increase productivity of forest plantations by reducing site, stand, and biological limitations to dry matter production and by maximizing the allocation of production to harvestable tree components. The resulting increase allows greater fiber production from a smaller land base and provides market incentives to keep these lands under forest use. The Southeast and Pa ...
- Wegner, Theodore; Skog, Kenneth E.; Ince, Peter J.; Michler, Charles J.
- Journal of forestry 2010 v.108 no.4 pp. 165-173
- forest products; forest trees; woody plants; wood quality; lumber; commercialization; new products; wood properties; forest yields; forest plantations; forest management; plant breeding; genetic improvement; biotechnology; United States
- ... The desirability of specific wood properties is driven by a number of social, economic, and environmental factors that influence wood-use trends. This article discusses current continuing commercial uses of wood, significant new or emerging commercial uses, and desirable wood properties indicated by projected changes in wood use. Emerging issues and applications such as carbon markets/carbon seque ...