Unasylva - Vol. 3, No. 5

Table of Contents

September-October 1949

A Review of Forestry and Forest Products

FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Cover photograph: Raw materials for pulp mills. Stockpiles of pulpwood logs being sprayed with water to minimize fire hazard. Pulp and pulp products account for nearly two thirds of the value of all exports of forest products.

Photograph by courtesy of Canadian National Film Board.

This electronic document has been scanned using optical character recognition (OCR) software and careful manual recorrection. Even if the quality of digitalisation is high, the FAO declines all responsibility for any discrepancies that may exist between the present document and its original printed version.

Table of Contents

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Wood pulp

Green gold

Commodity reports

Wood pulp

Short-term situation
Long-term outlook


Production of pulpwood
International trade in pulpwood
Outlook for pulpwood supplies in principal producing countries
The world outlook
The need for improved forest inventories

Pitprops - European consumption and trade

Production and consumption
Imports and exports
Outlook for 1949
Outlook for 1950
Influence of pulpwood on the pitprop market
Hardwood pitprops
Steel pitprops
1949 export availabilities

The work of FAO

Latin-American forestry and forest products commission
Third international poplar congress
New program of technical assistance

News of the world

Silviculture and management
Fundamental science
Forest protection
Economics and statistics
Policy, legislation, and administration

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