The author points out that the volume contained in small trees or in the tops of trees, or because of limbiness or small size, may often be unprofitable to log and mill. Board foot volume tables constructed to a fixed top diameter do not take this into consideration and therefore need to be reconstructed or revised. An example for a particular area is given.
Document Type: Journal Article
Junior Forester, Southern Forest Experiment Station
Publication date: January 1, 1934
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