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The value of woody plants in the paper-making industry is unquestioned. As our present supply of the readily accessible and more valuable species of this natural resource dwindles, it may become necessary to use shrubs and waste from logging operations. This study focuses on the juvenile wood eastern white pine, red spruce, balsam fir, eastern hemlock, gray birch, red maple, quaking aspen, pin cherry, speckled alder, and slender willow.
Life Sciences and Agriculture Experiment Station
wood anatomy, trees, shrubs
Botany | Wood Science and Pulp, Paper Technology
Hyland, F. 1974. Fiber analysis and distribution in the leaves, juvenile stems and roots of ten Maine trees and shrubs. Life Sciences and Agriculture Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 71.