The Defects and Some Other Characteristics of Virgin-Growth and of Second-Growth Commercial Shortleaf Pine Lumber
The forester who strives for volume production and neglects a consideration of the probable grade and quality of the second-growth lumber product may find his efforts misdirected. Second-growth lumber from most species differs markedly from that of virgin growth and its utility varies as a consequence. The study reported in this article, although limited to one species, is timely and important in that it directs attention to the differences between the two classes of lumber. 2
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Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Wood Technologist, Forest Products Laboratory, United States Forest Service
Publication date: 1931-01-01
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