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Title: Potential Utilization of Sweetgum for Structural Lumber
Author: Faust, Timothy D.; McAlister, Robert H.; Stewart, Peter J.; Cubbage, Frederick W.; Araman, Philip A.
Source: Proceedings, ASAE Winter Meeting, 1991. pp. 2-24.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
Description: The forest resource base in the Southeast is rapidly changing. Dwindling reserves of high quality pine sawlogs will provide incentive to utilize low-density hardwoods such as yellow-poplar and sweetgum for structural lumber. Inventories of sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua, L.) and yellow-poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera, L.) are currently high and growth is exceeding removals. The mechanical properties and their relationships are presented. Suitability for machine stress rating is also discussed.
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Faust, Timothy D.; McAlister, Robert H.; Stewart, Peter J.; Cubbage, Frederick W.; Araman, Philip A. 1991. Potential Utilization of Sweetgum for Structural Lumber. Proceedings, ASAE Winter Meeting, 1991. pp. 2-24.
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