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Evaluation of a mechanized tree-planting operation.Author(s): Michael A. Thompson
Source: Research Paper NC-258. 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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DescriptionA continuous-furrow, bareroot-stock, mechanical planter was used to plant red pine tree seedlings on five sites in northern Michigan. Several indicators of planting efficiency were analyzed including utilization of the available land area, productivity as related to site conditions and planting pattern, cost, and effectiveness of the V-blade.
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CitationThompson, Michael A. 1984. Evaluation of a mechanized tree-planting operation. Research Paper NC-258. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsred pine, productivity, cost, reforestation, time study, system analysis
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