To be competitive the forest industry in the South is challenged to develop sustainable methods for increasing fiber supplies on a shrinking landbase. The industry is adopting increasingly intensive silvicultural practices in pine plantations, including weed control, fertilization, and genetically improved seedlings to increase fiber production, accelerate tree growth, reduce rotation length, and maximize return on investments. For more information click here
Meeting dates and schedules for field data collection and lab work .
Consortium organizational data, operation guidelines, bylaws and membership requirements.
Progress reports, technical papers and academic publications.
Consortium members with affiliation, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses.
Wood quality data from the Baseline, Species Comparison and Intensive Management studies.
The members contact list, unpublished research and meeting presentations can be accessed only by paying members or affiliates of the Wood Quality Consortium.