Forestry shows its worst ever three-year total

Paice, Catherine; Shirley, Andrew
November 2002
Farmers Weekly;11/8/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 19, p79
Trade Publication
Reports on the continued decline in total returns for Great Britain's forestry sector in 2002. Factors attributed to the declining timber prices; Performance of plantations less than ten years old; Key driving force in the forestry sector.


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