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Title: Charcoal industry grows in the Midwest

Author: Christopher, Joe F.; Bower, D. R.; Smith, J. L.; Thatcher, R. C.; Carpenter, B. E.;

Date: 1962

Source: Southern Forestry Notes SFES-SFN-139

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication (MISC)

Description: The Midsouth manufactured 95, 000 tons of wood charcoal in 1961. This represents a gain of 28 percent over output in 1956, when the industry was last surveyed. The number of charcoal plants has increased from 29 to 90.

Keywords: charcoal, Texas pine beetles, surface soil

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Christopher, Joe F.; Bower, D. R.; Smith, J. L.; Thatcher, R. C.; Carpenter, B. E. 1962. Charcoal industry grows in the Midwest. Southern Forestry Notes SFES-SFN-139. New Orleans, LA: USDA-Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.


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