Modern trends in the utilization of forest products.

  • E. G. Richards British Forestry Commission.
Keywords: Larch, economy, supply and demand, various uses.


Timber was one of the earliest raw materials to be exploited by man; and the history of the utilization of wood is as old as the history of man himself. Our primitive ancestors in their struggle for existence required wood to perform for them a few but essential tasks; today, in our more complex world, we make use of wood in vastly greater numbers of ways, either in its natural state or by processing it to such an extent that the finished article bears little or no resemblance to the original material...
How to Cite
Richards, E. G. (1954) “Modern trends in the utilization of forest products.”, Irish Forestry. Available at: (Accessed: 22July2024).