Economic Botany

, Volume 36, Issue 4, pp 381–388 | Cite as

Qualitative evaluation of fuelwood in Florida —A summary report

  • Shih-chi Wang
  • J. B. Huffman
  • D. L. Rockwood


This report summarizes qualitative information on 5 potential Florida fuelwood species: slash pine, sand pine, melaleuca, eucalypt, and casuarina. The important factors affecting the quality of fuelwood for industrial applications are briefly discussed. Fundamental properties relating to the fuel quality of these 5 potential fuelwoods are synthesized from several published and unpublished reports. Based on the qualitative data shown in this report, it appears that the fuel characteristics of these 5 species are comparable or superior to those of many other woods evaluated in the literature.


Biomass Bark Economic Botany Fuel Quality Forest Prod 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shih-chi Wang
  • J. B. Huffman
  • D. L. Rockwood
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Forest Resources and ConservationUniversity of FloridaGainesville

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