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Title: Forest harvesting, wood utilization and products of the future

Source: In: Crowley, John J., ed. 1986 Yearbook of Agriculture: Research for Tomorrow. 1986 p. 253-261; 1986

Author(s): Montrey, H.M.; Zerbe, John I.

Publication Year: 1986  View PDF »

Category: Conference Proceedings

Abstract: In the United States, wood is still a major construction and industrial material. Wood housing has been the mainstay of the American family from the time of the first European settlers, and it remains important to our way of life. Today most of our housing is predominantly wood framed. Even single-family houses and low-rise apartment buildings with masonry walls often have wood framing behind the masonry veneer and framing in floors, partitions, and roofs. Results of today′s research in improving the use of wood from foundation to rooftop will ensure an adequate supply of comfortable housing at a reasonable cost of construction in the future.

Keywords: Wood utilization, products of the future, housing, adhesives, gases and oils, pharmaceuticals

File size: 437 kb(s)

Date posted: 10/17/2011

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