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Title: West Virginia yellow-poplar lumber defect database

Author: Osborn, Lawrence E.; Gatchell, Charles J.; Hassler, Curt C.; Hassler, Curt C.;

Date: 1992

Source: Res. Pap. NE-660. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 10 p.

Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)

Description: Describes the data collection methods and the format of the new West Virginia yellow-poplar lumber defect database that was developed for use with computer simulation programs. The database contains descriptions of 627 boards, totaling approximately 3,800 board. feet, collected in West Virginia in grades FAS, FASlF, No. 1 Common, No. 2A Common, and No. 2B Common. The database includes a complete description of each board and each defect on the boards in a format that is readily acceptable for use with different simulation programs.

Keywords: Lumber, wood defects, Liriodendron tulipiera

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Osborn, Lawrence E.; Gatchell, Charles J.; Hassler, Curt C. 1992. West Virginia yellow-poplar lumber defect database. Res. Pap. NE-660. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 10 p.

 


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