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IUFRO News Vol. 39, Issue 2, February 2010

Learn about important findings from the 11th International IUFRO Wood Drying Conference in Sweden and read about a session on bushmeat hunting to be held at the IUFRO World Congress in Seoul.

Wood drying is recognized as a key operation in sawmill production and affects product quality, value yield and the suitability of wood material for different end user products. The 11th International IUFRO Wood Drying Conference organized by Luleå University of Technology in Skellefteå, Sweden, in January 2010 presented important findings in key areas of wood drying. A news story related to the IUFRO World Congress theme: Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Use of Forest Resource deals with the controversial issue of bushmeat hunting. And, in addition to announcements such as new publications and upcoming meetings, an interview with a trainee at IUFRO Headquartres is presented in the Students' corner of this issue.

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