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    Author(s): Rodger A. Arola; Edwin W. Miyata
    Date: 1981
    Source: Research Paper NC-200. 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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    Description

    Illustrates the potential of harvesting wood for industrial energy, based on the results of five harvesting studies. Presents information on harvesting operations, equipment costs, and productivity. Discusses mechanized thinning of hardwoods, clearcutting of low-value stands and recovery of hardwood tops and limbs. Also includes basic information on the physical and fuel properties of wood.

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    Citation

    Arola, Rodger A.; Miyata, Edwin W. 1981. Harvesting wood for energy. Research Paper NC-200. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    logging, whole-tree chipping, fuelwood, mechanized thinning, clearcutting, residues

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