A unedged lumber produced from a log, which has been live-sawn without passing through the edger and stickered back into its approximate original form.
The distortion of a piece of lumber in which there is a deviation in a direction perpendicular to the flat face from straight line from end to end of the piece.
The defective core of a log, characterized by abnormal brittleness, which occurs in certain species of tropical hardwoods.
Forest with predominance (more than 75 percent of tree crown cover) of trees of broadleaved species.
Identified areas outside the boundaries of and immediately adjacent to designated protected areas that need special development control in order to avoid or minimize harm to the protected area.
Composed of areas of intensive use with much of the land covered by structures. It includes cities, towns, villages, strip developments along highways, transportation, power, and communication, facilities, and areas occupied by mills, shopping centers, etc.
The largest native palm species found in the Philippines, with trunks attaining a diameter of 1 meter, height of 20 meters, and with large fan-shaped leaves from which buri braids and raffia are made. Scientific Name: Corypha elata.
Interwoven buri leaves, usually bundled in 3 strips, used as raw material for the manufacture of hats, mats, bags, baskets, etc.
Very fine white fibers produced from stripping the young stalks of unopened buri leaves.