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Lumber and the War

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This paper emphasizes the basic importance of forest products in the war and outlines the efforts being made by the War Production Board and the Forest Service to assist industry in meeting essential military and civilian needs. Stress is also laid on the relative scarcity of accessible high-quality timber, particularly in hardwoods, and on the necessity for practicing forestry as the only means of assuring adequate future supplies.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Deputy Chief, Program Section, Lumber and Lumber Products Division, War Production Board, Washington D. C.

Publication date: May 1, 1943

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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.

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

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