Harvest of non-wood forest products Most of wood originates from production forests and multiple-use forests, representing nearly 1.2 billion hectares of forest land (Table 1). 1 The production of wood and non-wood products is the primary function for 34 % of global forests. 2 According to FRA 2005, more than half of global forests are
Authors & references
Seppo Kellomäki, Timo Karjalainen and Antti Marjokorpi
Karjalainen, T., Kellomäki, S., and Marjokorpi, A. Global forest resources. In: Kellomäki S. (ed.) Forest resources and sustainable management. Second Edition. Book 2 in Papermaking Science and Technology. Paper engineers’ Association/Paper ja Puu Oy. Jyväskylä. 98–132 p.
Keenan, R. J., Reams G., Achard, F., de Freitas, J. V., Grainger, A., and Lindquist,E. 2015. Dynamics of global forest areas: results from FAO forest resources assessment 2015. Forest Ecology and Management 352: 9–20.
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