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Product and market opportunities for hybrid poplar wood in Oregon

Scott A. Leavengood

Product and market opportunities for hybrid poplar wood in Oregon

by Scott A. Leavengood

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Published by Oregon State University Extension Service in [Corvallis, Or.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poplar -- Economic aspects -- Northwest, Pacific.,
  • Poplar industry -- Northwest, Pacific.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementS. Leavengood and J. Reeb.
    SeriesEM -- 8667., EM (Oregon State University. Extension Service) -- 8667.
    ContributionsReeb, J. E. 1951-, Oregon State University. Extension Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet ([4] p.) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15452988M

    More recently, fast-growing hybrid poplar trees are being grown for sawtimber in year rotations. When nut-bearing trees are used, they can provide an intermediate product for sale. In addition to improving annual cash flow, these systems also protect annual crops from wind, reduce soil erosion, and provide wildlife habitat.   Remember this key requirement: in order for a timber buyer to be interested in purchasing a yard tree(s), the tree or trees must have value with sufficient volume to exceed the purchase cost. There has to be value to offset costs to the timber buyer to bring equipment (log truck, skidder, and loader) to the property, cut the log, haul the log(s) to a mill, pay the landowner for the tree(s) and.

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Product and market opportunities for hybrid poplar wood in Oregon by Scott A. Leavengood Download PDF EPUB FB2

Yellow-poplar is much more dense and is also called tulip poplar. It is the tree that replaced chestnut in much of the Eastern forests. Both hardwood species are approved for construction grading. (Hardwood means a leaf bearing tree and does not refer to the hardness of the wood.) Aspen poplar likes to dry easily if sapwood.

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Introduction. Other chapters in this book outline many exciting new opportunities for creatingCited by: 2.

The demand for wood products around the world continues to rise with increasing population and standards of living.

High raw material and labor costs, especially in the western US, coupled with increased foreign importation of finished products is challenging the viability of American wood products industry, especially in rural areas of the western US.

Potential growth of poplar (Populus deltoides P. nigra.) is highly dependent on the amount of applied irrigation and soil moisture. Hybrid poplar (cultivar OP) was planted at trees/ac in. Project Methods This project is comprised of five interdisciplinary phases: 1.

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Viability of Hybrid Poplar in ANSI Approved Cross-Laminated Timber Applications. Hybrid Poplar, Wood, One special CLT product developed in at Oregon State University has been designated as. Another third of material is a hybrid poplar green chips provided by Greenwood Resource.

Panel production process In White Swan, one thin MDF line with a six-opening press is now used to make the. On a volume basis, the wood products industry dominates the product category with traditional structural and non-structural, wood-based panels.

However, new, fibre-based products have largely come from outside this sector. Wood-plastic decking and automotive parts are the most noteworthy examples of new fibre-based by: 3. Goals / Objectives 1) Study radial and longitudinal variation in wood structure and physiology, andthe environmental factors that alter these.

This should improve our understanding of the effects of different silvicultural regimes on wood quality and tree growth. 2) Investigate the effects of growth rate on decay resistance, wood density, and wood structure. Chemical Free Rot Resistant Wood Its importance as a non-toxic chemical free wood cannot be understated given the present state of the environment and water quality across the country.

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All hybrid poplar products used in the office expansion were processed from GWR’s GreenWood Tree Farm Fund (GTFF) plantation trees, which grew to. Get on the mailing list today for the FREE Seed Savers Exchange seed catalog and look for it in your mailbox soon.

(Please allow weeks for delivery.) While you wait, see our digital catalog or shop our website. What's Inside the Catalog. 23 new varieties, including limited-edition varieties from. Poplar plantations in western North America can also be found in southern British Columbia, Washington and Oregon.

In Oregon, ∼14, ha of hybrid poplar plantations have been planted, with an average production rate of million tonnes ha/year (dry) (Berguson et al., ).Cited by: 1. In the area of bioremediation, scientists at Oregon State University's Klamath Experiment Station have been investigating the possibility of using fast-growing hybrid poplars and other crops to treat sewage effluent.

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Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest (AHB), a USDA NIFA-funded consortium of university and industry partners, identified southwestern Washington as a potential location for a regional bioproducts industry using poplar trees (Populus spp.) as the feedstock.

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Munsell, J.F., W. Worrell, and A.C. Lee**. Monitoring the Health and Productivity of Powell River Project Forests with Special Emphasis on Sustaining High-Value and.Other studies show that dedicating just 6% of our agricultural land to sustained yield biomass crops, from hybrid poplar to hemp, could replace all our present reliance on fossil fuels and nuclear power.

Inless than MW of electricity were produced from biomass. Inthe figure was MW produced from biomass, primarily wood.Goals / Objectives The Southeast Partnership for Integrated Biomass Supply Systems (IBSS) will demonstrate real-world solutions for the economically, environmentally, and socially sustainable production of biomass for advanced biofuels production in the southeast United States (SE US).

The objectives of this project are to: (A) Develop and demonstrate sustainable production systems for.