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Unit of Study FORS6004 Advanced Wood Products, Processing Technology and Value Chains (2024)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

able to apply the general principles of marketing goods and understands the conventions of domestic and foreign trade.

understand the variable nature of wood as a natural material and be able to propose strategies that sort primary processed resources into collections that have predictable and consistent properties that are demanded by consumers

apply principles of forest products harvesting, tree stem merchandising and forest product marketing, that minimise environmental impact and optimise value

demonstrate an understanding of common secondary manufacturing processes and propose strategies for adding value to primary products in a given market context

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