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A career in quality: An interview with wood specialist Les Jozsa

Don Gayton


In an interview conducted by extension specialist Don Gayton, senior British Columbia forester Les Jozsa reflects on a long career working in the fields of wood quality, silviculture, and dendrochronology. Jozsa, now Research Scientist Emeritus with Forintek Canada, describes the importance of distilling scientific and technical forestry information into practical terms, and extending it to industry users. He also summarizes the history of the “Hungarian connection” to the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia.


dendrochronology, history, wood production, wood quality, silviculture, University of British Columbia; Les Jozsa

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