The Use of Fixed Top Diameters in Volume Table Construction for Bottomland Hardwood Species
Abstract:In this article the author endeavors to show that since the board foot is a unit of product and not of volume, the practice of expressing in board feet the contents of portions of trees from which such material, as lumber, can not be realized is hardly defensible.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Assistant Silviculturist, Southern Forest Experiment Station
Publication date: 1933-04-01
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