The author of this article sees research as the only means of enabling wood to hold its own in competition with other materials. Suggestions are made for a research program that would emphasize particularly (1) improvement in lumber and lumber products and (2) utilization of wastes in the woods and at the mill.
Document Type: Journal Article
Director of Research, American Forest Products Industries, Washington, D. C.
Publication date: March 1, 1945
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