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Recovery of residue tops in selectively cut northern hardwood stands.Author(s): James A. Johnson; Rodger A. Arola; Edwin S. Miyata
Source: Research Paper NC-217. 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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DescriptionTests the feasibility and economics of compacting hardwood tops with a prototype shearing and bunching device prior to skidding. Presents productivity levels and costs associated with compacting, skidding, and chipping hardwood tops.
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CitationJohnson, James A.; Arola, Rodger A.; Miyata, Edwin S. 1982. Recovery of residue tops in selectively cut northern hardwood stands. Research Paper NC-217. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordslogging residue, chipping, tree damage, productivity, cost
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