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Alberta facts on wood series fact sheets for Balsam fir, Balsam poplar, Black spruce, Jack pine, Lodgepole pine, Tamarack, Trembling aspen, White birch, and White spruce

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Author
Lindenbach-Gibson, R.
Fell, David
Marinescu, Marian
Rice, J.
Date
March 2006
Edition
37756
Material Type
Pamphlet
Field
Sustainable Construction
Fastening Poor to moderate Finishing Fair Balsam poplar coverage in Alberta Botanical Name: Populus
Author
Lindenbach-Gibson, R.
Fell, David
Marinescu, Marian
Rice, J.
Contributor
Alberta Forestry Research Institute
Date
March 2006
Edition
37756
Material Type
Pamphlet
Physical Description
36 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Market Analysis
Subject
Alberta
Fir
Larix
Picea
Pinus
Populus
Value added
Series Number
Facts on wood series
W-2189B
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
Each fact sheet describes visual, physical and working properties for the species for the wood-consuming value added sector.
Alberta woods
Value added - Alberta
Abies balsamea
Populus balsamifera
Picea mariana
Pinus banksiana
Pinus contorta Dougl. var. latifolia
Larix laricina
Populus tremuloides
Betula papyrifera
Picea glauca
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Ammoniacal wood preservatives for use in non-pressure treatment of spruce and aspen poplar

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub4638
Author
Ralph, C.D.
Date
March 1982
Edition
41437
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Ralph, C.D.
Date
March 1982
Edition
41437
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
25 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Advanced Wood Materials
Subject
Pinus
Spruce
Preservatives ammoniacal
Preservatives
Preservation
Populus
Picea
Aspen
Ammonia
Series Number
CFS/DSS project no 23/81-82
E-40
Location
Ottawa, Ontario
Language
English
Abstract
Preservatives - Ammoniacal copper arsenate (ACA)
Picea glauca - Preservation
White Spruce - Preservation
Populus - Preservation
Aspen - Preservation
Poplar - Preservation
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Ammoniacal wood preservatives for use in thermal diffusion treatment of wood

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub4663
Author
Ralph, C.D.
Date
March 1983
Edition
41462
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Ralph, C.D.
Date
March 1983
Edition
41462
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
37 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Advanced Wood Materials
Subject
Wood preservation
Wood
Preservatives ammoniacal
Preservatives
Preservation
Populus tremuloides
Populus
Picea
Aspen
Ammonia
Series Number
CFS/DSS project no 11/82-83
Project no.65-57-368
E-210
Location
Ottawa, Ontario
Language
English
Abstract
Preservatives - Ammoniacal copper arsenate (ACA)
Populus tremuloides - Preservation
Picea glauca - Preservation
Wood - Preservation
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An assessment of market opportunities for western Canadian aspen in the United States, Japan and Europe

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Author
Gaston, Chris
Date
July 2002
Edition
41271
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Gaston, Chris
Date
July 2002
Edition
41271
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
68 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Market Analysis
Subject
United States (USA)
Populus tremuloides
Populus
Markets
Canada
Japan
Aspen
Series Number
W-1896
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
This study is a preliminary investigation of market demand for Western Canadian aspen in three major market places, the United States, Japan and Western Europe. As a preliminary investigation, there was no attempt to statistically characterize specifier populations. Rather, through consultations with industry, combined with the author's personal experiences, potential specifiers were identified and selectively interviewed. This process included aspen lumber/boards at various grades, edge-glued panels, veneer, plywood, and laminated veneer lumber. Both structural and non-structural applications were considered.
Populus tremuloides
Markets - United States
Markets - Japan
Markets - Europe
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An evaluation of spreading mill biosolids in a forestry operation

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub40473
Author
Ryans, Mark
Date
October 2000
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Ryans, Mark
Date
October 2000
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
4 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Spreading
Solid wastes
Pulp mills
Populus
Plantations
Operations
Advantage
Series Number
Advantage ; Vol. 1, No. 25
Language
English
Abstract
FERIC evaluated an operation in which mill biosolids were spread in a harvested poplar plantation. The operation was efficient, with spreading costs of $5/wet tonne. Spreading is a beneficial use of biosolids, but must be compared with conventional disposal methods to assess the operation's economics.
Pulp mills
Solid waste
Spreading
Forestry operations
Plantations
Poplar
Economic aspects
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Balsam poplar : Alberta facts on wood series

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Author
Lindenbach-Gibson, R.
Fell, David
Marinescu, Marian
Rice, J.
Date
March 2006
Edition
37748
Material Type
Pamphlet
Field
Sustainable Construction
to moderate Finishing Fair Balsam poplar coverage in Alberta Botanical Name: Populus balsamifera Common
Author
Lindenbach-Gibson, R.
Fell, David
Marinescu, Marian
Rice, J.
Contributor
Alberta Forestry Research Institute
Date
March 2006
Edition
37748
Material Type
Pamphlet
Physical Description
4 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Market Analysis
Subject
Alberta
Populus
Value added
Series Number
Facts on wood series
W-2189D
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
Next to trembling aspen, balsam poplar is the most prominent deciduous species in Alberta’s boreal mixed forest. It is commonly found in the prairie forest transition zones throughout the south-central regions of the Boreal forest. While the species is common, it is rarely abundant. Situated mainly in mixed stands on rich soils, common associates to balsam poplar include: white spruce, aspen, paper birch and tamarack. Within Alberta, the species is widespread through Aspen Grove, Mixedwood and Lower Foothills sections of the province’s Boreal Forest Region. Apart from forested land, balsam poplar is also found on abandoned farmland, burned over areas and riverbanks. Trees are medium-sized, 18 to 24 metres tall and 30 to 60 cm in diameter. Balsam poplar comprises 15.1% of Alberta’s hardwood inventory; about 6% of Alberta’s total forest inventory. Balsam fir is a native tree species to approximately two-thirds of the eastern Boreal forest across Canada. It is quite common in Alberta throughout the Slave Lake area and along the foothills (northern central regions of the province). Balsam fir can be found across a broad range of site conditions, preferring more shaded and competitive conditions. The species is rarely found in pure stands and is typically shorter-lived than the spruces. Balsam fir is a small-to medium-sized tree, 12 to 18 metres tall and 30 to 45 cm in diameter. On a national level, balsam fir accounts for nearly 12% of the total Canadian forest inventory. Its greatest proportion of total growing stock is located in southeastern Canada, especially in the Maritime Provinces, where it is considered a valuable commercial species. In Alberta, balsam fir accounts for a small percentage of the province’s softwood inventory – approximately 3%. The fact sheet describes visual, physical and working properties for this species for the wood-consuming value added sector.
Alberta woods
Value added - Alberta
Populus balsamifera
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Balsam poplar as a furnish material for the manufacture of oriented strandboard

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Contributor
British Columbia Ministry of Forests
Forintek Canada Corp.
Date
July 1993
Edition
38731
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
abundant and widely used of the species is the aspen poplar (populus Tremuloides). Aspen has become
Contributor
British Columbia Ministry of Forests
Forintek Canada Corp.
Date
July 1993
Edition
38731
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
82 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Strandboards
Populus
Oriented strandboard
Orientation
Balsam
Series Number
3843M417
E-2300
Location
Ottawa, Ontario
Language
English
Abstract
Oriented strandboard
Balsam Poplar
Furnish Material
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Balsam poplar/cottonwood as a furnish material for the manufacture of oriented strandboard

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Author
Aston, R.
Date
July 1993
Edition
38676
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
is the aspen poplar (populus Tremuloides). Aspen has become the most desirable species for the production
Author
Aston, R.
Date
July 1993
Edition
38676
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
82 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Waferboards
Strandboards
Research
Populus
OSB
Oriented strandboard
Orientation
Bibliographies
Balsam
Series Number
3843M417
E-1923
Location
Ottawa, Ontario
Language
English
Abstract
There are six species of poplar native to Canada's forests. One of the most abundant and widely used of the species is the aspen poplar (populus Tremuloides). Aspen has become the most desirable species for the production of oriented strandboard (OSB). Certain sections of Alberta and British Columbia have considerable stands of aspen. The aspen stands also contain varying amounts of balsam poplar (populus balsamifera) and black cottonwood (populus trichocarpa) and various hybrids of the three species. Forintek Canada Corp's Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) was asked by the B.C.Ministry of Forests to establish whether cottonwood could be a suitable furnish for the production of OSB, since it represented a sizeable potential resource in British Columbia. The poplar species are loosely identified by several names and to confirm the actual species we were referred to Mr.Bob Brash, District Manager, Dawson Creek Forest District. Mr.Brash confirmed that the species in question was in fact balsam poplar (populus balsamifera). Balsam poplar is also known as black poplar and balm poplar. An extensive literature search was conducted on the use of balsam poplar/cottonwood in the production of OSB. The literature review and a summary are reported here.
Balsam Poplar - Research - Bibliography
Cottonwood
Oriented strandboard - Manufacturing
OSB - Research
Waferboard
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Caractéristiques et utilisation du bois des clones de peupliers hybrides

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Author
Chauret, Gilles
Koubaa, Ahmed
Zhang, S.Y. (Tony)
Date
April 1999
Edition
41885
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Chauret, Gilles
Koubaa, Ahmed
Zhang, S.Y. (Tony)
Date
April 1999
Edition
41885
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
53 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Advanced Wood Materials
Subject
Wood structure
Wood
Populus
Hybrid
Series Number
E-3299
Location
Sainte-Foy, Québec
Language
French
Abstract
Hybrid poplar - Wood structure
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Characteristics of Alberta's commercial tree species

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Author
Gonzalez, J.S.
Date
March 1995
Edition
37360
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Gonzalez, J.S.
Contributor
Alberta Research Council
Date
March 1995
Edition
37360
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
1 v.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Advanced Wood Materials
Subject
Alberta
British Columbia
Populus tremuloides
Populus
Pinus contorta
Pinus banksiana
Pinus
Picea
Black spruce
Betula
Balsam
Aspen
Fir
Series Number
W-1150
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
This publication characterizes nine commercial tree species of Alberta. Included are descriptions of the range and volume of each species, their wood properties, and present and potential manufacturing uses.
Populus balsamifera
Populus tremuloides
Betula papyrifera
Abies balsamea
Abies lasiocarpa
Pinus banksiana
Pinus contorta Dougl var. latifolia
Picea mariana
Picea glauca
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