Innovative Forest Products and Processes: Meeting Growing Demand
Abstract:Innovation in design and processing of forest products is essential to meeting the challenges of 21st century forestry. Forests and attitudes toward their use are changing while demand for wood in its various forms increases with the population. Engineered wood products offer new opportunities to meet consumer needs from a diverse resource. In addition, processes such as nondestructive evaluation, recycling of wood and paper, and advances in pulping and papermaking offer new possibilities for managing the forest for its many uses.
Keywords: composites; engineered lumber products; environmental management; forest; forest management; forest resources; forestry; forestry research; forestry science; natural resource management; natural resources; recycled wood
Document Type: Miscellaneous
Affiliations: 1: Associate Professor Department of Wood Science and Forest Products, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, 24061, firstname.lastname@example.org 2: Professor Emeritus Department of Wood Science and Forest Products, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, 24061
Publication date: 2002-06-01
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