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Accession Number PB2013-110497
Title Forest Health Highlights in Tennessee, 2012.
Publication Date 2013
Media Count 3p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract Tennessees forests cover 14.4 million acres, more than half of the states land area. The majority of the states forested land, some 8.7 million acres, is in non-industrial private ownership, while approximately 556,000 acres are in national forest. Tennessees forests are prized for their scenic beauty, supporting tourism and outdoor recreation and providing wildlife habitat from the Appalachian Mountains in the east to the Mississippi Valley in the west. The major forest type in the state is oak-hickory comprising 71% of the forested acres. Other major types include loblolly-shortleaf pine, and mixed oak-pine comprising 22%. Oak-gum-cypress and other species comprise just 7% of the states forests.
Keywords Damage assessment
Diseases and pests
Forest health
Forest management
Forests and forestry
Natural resources management

Source Agency Forest Service Engineering Staff Washington DC
NTIS Subject Category 48D - Forestry
57P - Pest Control
57C - Botany
Corporate Author Tennessee Dept. of Agriculture, Nashville. Div. of Forestry.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1323
Contract Number N/A

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