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Will There Be Enough Timber?

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Abstract:

Notwithstanding many previous predictions of scarcity, the Unites States has about as much standing timer now as at the turn of the century. In the past two decades annual growth has been increasing in all major regions and for most major ownership classes. Continued increases can be expected. Prices will continue to rise, but probably not more steeply than in the past. Private owners are likely to expand their production if prices and markets are favorable.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future, Washington. D.C.

Publication date: 1978-05-01

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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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