Unasylva - Vol. 3, No. 6 - As a memorial to the Third World Forestry Congress

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November-December 1949

A Review of Forestry and Forest Products

FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Cover photograph: As a memorial to the Third World Forestry Congress, a curly birch was ceremoniously planted in the courtyard of the Forestry Building in Helsinki. In front of the tree stands the plaque reproduced on the cover. The planting was performed by Professor Saari, President of the Congress; Mr. Charles Granger, U.S.A.; and Mr. T. Petrov, U.S.S.R.

Cover photograph by courtesy of the National FAO Committee of Finland.

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Food and agriculture organization of the United Nations

The Staff of FAO's Division of Forestry and Forest Products
Third world congress

Commodity reports - Forest products: situation and outlook, 1949/50*

Sawn lumber
Railway sleepers (ties)
Wood pulp and pulp products

The work of FAO

Fourth meeting of the technical committee on wood chemistry
Conference on mechanical wood technology
Technical committee on forestry education
European forestry and forest products commission

News of the world

Fundamental science
Silviculture and management
Mensuration, increment, and yield
Economics and statistics
Policy, legislation, and administration

Third world forestry congress

Where to purchase FAO publications locally - Points de vente des publications de la FAO - Puntos de venta de publicaciones de la FAO