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World Forestry: Harvesting Research and Development in Sweden

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Research and development have been important in helping Sweden maintain its leadership in worm forest-product markets. A highly coordinated program, whose central organization is supported by industrial cooperators, landowners, and government, has increased productivity of woods workers by 750 percent over a 25-year period. Opportunities abound in the United States for a similar cooperative research and development program with a high potential payoff.

Document Type: Miscellaneous

Affiliations: Professor and Head, Department of Forest Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis

Publication date: December 1, 1982

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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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