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Title: Evaluation of blown down Alaska spruce and hemlock trees for pulp.

Author: Fahey, Donald J.; Cahill, James M.;

Date: 1983

Source: Res. Note PNW-RN-407. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 3 p

Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)

Description: Chips from Alaska hemlock and spruce trees blown down more than 10 years produced usable grades of viscose pulp. Yields of pulp from both species were about 2 percent lower for blowdown material than for control trees. Ash content was slightly higher in the pulp manufactured from blowdown timber than in pulp from control trees.

Keywords: residues, pulp manufacture, mill residues, Alaska, wood utilization, blowdown

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Fahey, Donald J.; Cahill, James M. 1983. Evaluation of blown down Alaska spruce and hemlock trees for pulp. Res. Note PNW-RN-407. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 3 p

 


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