North Carolina harvest and utilization study, 2002

  • Authors: Bentley, James W.; Johnson, Tony G.
  • Publication Year: 2006
  • Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
  • Source: Resour. Bull. SRS-109. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 23 p.

Abstract

In 2002, a harvest and utilization study was conducted on 108 operations throughout North Carolina. There were 2,926 total trees measured; 1,693, or 58 percent, were softwood, while 1,233, or 42 percent, were hardwood. Results from this study showed that 86 percent of the total softwood volume measured was utilized for a product, and 14 percent was left as logging residue. Seventy-five percent of the total hardwood volume measured was utilized for a product, while 25 percent was left as logging residue.

  • Citation: Bentley, James W.; Johnson, Tony G. 2006. North Carolina harvest and utilization study, 2002. Resour. Bull. SRS-109. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 23 p.
  • Keywords: FIA, growing stock, logging residue, nongrowing stock, overutilization, product, removals, underutilization
  • Posted Date: July 17, 2006
  • Modified Date: August 22, 2006
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