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Poplar Plantations

Caption: GreenWood Resources' select poplar varieties grow very rapidly, one reason they are considered a promising feedstock for biofuels. Here at a GreenWood Resources plantation in Oregon, trees on the right show the rapid growth in the first year after planting, trees on the left are eight years old and 10 inches in diameter.

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