Campus Units

Natural Resource Ecology and Management

Document Type

Article

Publication Version

Published Version

Publication Date

1-2004

Journal or Book Title

Wood and Fiber Science

Volume

36

Issue

1

First Page

84

Last Page

97

Abstract

Hardwoods are increasingly being viewed as an important raw material component of the forest products industry, and this has spurred awareness of the impact of forest management on tree and wood quality. The impacts of various forest management activities on tree and wood quality in hardwoods are presented from the standpoint of the activities themselves rather than that of the wood properties. These silvicultural activities include genetic manipulation, intensive culture, fertilization and/or irrigation, pruning, thinning, weed control, and prescribed fire. A broad literature cited section is included as an aid to future scientists.

Comments

This article is published as Cutter, Bruce E., Mark V. Coggeshall, John E. Phelps, and Douglas D. Stokke. "Impacts of forest management activities on selected hardwood wood quality attributes: a review." Wood and fiber science 36, no. 1 (2007): 84-97. Posted with permission.

Copyright Owner

Society of Wood Science and Technology

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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