Substance.

Lbs.

Oz.

Lignum ViaŠ............

83

5

Ebony.................

83

5

Boxwood.....

75

2

Mahogany.....

66

7

White Oak....

53

12

Ash........

52

13

Red Hickory............

52

6

Apple..................

49

9

Maple.................

46

14

Cherry................

44

11

Shellbark Hickory.

43

2

Pitch Pine....

41

4

Chestnut................

38

2

Birch.......

35

7

Cedar.................

35

1

White Poplar.............

33

1

Spruce.................

31

4

Yellow Pine...

28

13

Butternut.....

23

8

Cork.......

15

....

Difference In Weight Of Wood, Green And Dry. Green

Substance.

Lbs.

Oz.

English Oak...

71

10

Beech.......

60

3

Ash .......

58

3

American Pine.

44

12

DRY.

English Oak...

43

8

Beech.................

53

4

Ash........

52

6

American Pine.........

30

11

Woods For Fuel

Taking shellbark hickory as the highest standard of our forest trees, and calling that one hundred other trees will compare with it in real value, for fuel, as follows.

Shellbark Hickory...

100

Pignut Hickory... ................

95

White Oak.......

84

White Ash.......

77

Dogwood....................

75

Scrub-Oak....................

73

White Hazel...................

72

Apple Tree....................

70

whiteBeech...................

69

Black Birch...................

65

Hard Maple...................

65

Black Walnut..................

62

Yellow Oak...................

60

White Elm....................

58

Red Oak......................

56

Red Cedar....................

56

Wild Cherry......

55

Yellow Pine...................

54

Chestnut.....................

52

Yellow Poplar..................

51

Butternut......................

43

White Birch......

43

White Pine.....................

30

Quantity Per Acre

The following shows the average yield of different grasses and vegetables per acre.

Article.

Amount.

Barley................

30 bushels

Buckwheat.............

25 bushels

Beans, bush............

20 bushels

Beets.................

10 tons

Cabbages, without stalks...............

20 tons

Carrots................

10 tons

Corn..................

30 bushels

Clover hay............

2 tons

Millet seed............

50 bushels

Meadow hay...........

1 1/2 tons

Oats.................

40 bushels

Peas.................

20 bushels

Parsnips..............

10 tons

Potatoes..............

200 bushels

Rice.................

25 bushels

Rye.................

20 bushels

Rutabagas.............

10 tons

Turnips...............

10 tons

Wheat.................

20 bushels