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Loblolly Pine Versus Cotton: A Comparison of Annual Cellulose Production Per Acre

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One of the great changes that has occurred during recent years in the cellulose utilizing industries has been the substitution of wood cellulose for cotton cellulose. Wood cellulose now competes with cotton cellulose in the manufacture of many cellulose products. The author shows that, on Arkansas soils, only moderately productive for cotton, loblolly pine produces about 4.5 times as much cellulose per acre as does cotton. Differences in processing costs, production costs, and markets also are discussed briefly.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Southern Forest Experiment Station

Publication date: July 1, 1939

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  • 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.
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