are spreading through north temperate hardwood forests of North America that were previously glaciated and historically earthworm-free (James 2004).
What does THW stand for?
THW stands for Temperate Hardwood
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Sun and Hammett (1999) interviewed 26 wood furniture manufactures in China regarding their wood use and identified red oak as the most popular US temperate hardwood species.
Imports of other temperate hardwood species reached $314,140 or around 482 cu m, reflecting a 183-per-cent increase in value and a 152-per-cent increase in quantity.
Unlike most tropical and temperate hardwoods, its colour does not degrade when exposed to ultraviolet light.
During the same period, the United States exported about 242 MMBF of lumber (hardwood and softwood) to China, of which 87 percent was temperate hardwood lumber (88% of the total lumber exported in terms of value; USDA 2009).
Hickory is outstanding among temperate hardwoods for its combination of high bending strength, stiffness, hardness and shock resistance.
If its evolution had been left to nature, central Europe today would be a wooded land with over 90 percent of its area under forest cover, consisting of temperate hardwood forests, mainly beech and oak; mixed hardwood/Scotch pine forests; and mountainous coniferous forests composed primarily of Norway spruce and European fir.
hardwoods are competing with temperate hardwoods from around the world (Hardwood Review 2003, Bowe et al.