Canadian Forest Service Publications

Economics of 15 options for industrial utilization of poplar. 1991. Ondro, W.J. Forestry Canada, Northwest Region, Northern Forestry Centre, Edmonton, Alberta. Information Report NOR-X-320.

Year: 1991

Issued by: Northern Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 11993

Language: English

Series: Information Report (NoFC - Edmonton)

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Abstract

Fifteen options were studied to assess their economic feasibility in the industrial utilization of poplar by mills producing dimension lumber, veneer, and particle board. The results of these studies are discussed in terms of harvesting, product recovery and cost, energy and labor requirements, projected financial returns, investment possibilities, and other variables. Detailed information and comparisons are presented in numerous tables.