Skip to main content

The Defects and Some Other Characteristics of Virgin-Growth and of Second-Growth Commercial Shortleaf Pine Lumber

Buy Article:

$29.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)


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

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Wood Technologist, Forest Products Laboratory, United States Forest Service

Publication date: January 1, 1931

More about this publication?
  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.476
    Ranking: 22 of 66 in forestry

    Also published by SAF:
    Forest Science
    Other SAF Publications
  • Submit a Paper
  • Membership Information
  • Author Guidelines
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more