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Feller/bunchers in plantations thinnings: factors affecting productivity.Author(s): Sharon A. Winsauer; James A. Mattson; Michael A. Thompson
Source: Research Paper NC-254. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionComputer simulation was used to identify possible areas for improving the design and operation of feller/bunchers for thinning closely spaced plantations. Some of the variables considered were average stand diameter, tree spacing, thinning pattern, operational machine speeds, and shear head accumulating capacity.
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CitationWinsauer, Sharon A.; Mattson, James A.; Thompson, Michael A. 1984. Feller/bunchers in plantations thinnings: factors affecting productivity. Research Paper NC-254. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordssimulation, machine characteristics, stand characteristics, computer, felling
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