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The economics of a mechanized multiproduct harvesting system for stand conversion of northern hardwoods.Author(s): John A. Sturos; Edwin S. Miyata; Helmuth M. Steinhilb; Robert M. Barron
Source: Research Paper NC-237. 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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DescriptionDescribes chip and saw log yields, production, costs, and potential profits of clearcutting, down to a 2-inch diameter, a northern hardwood poletimber stand by a conventional whole-tree harvesting system and three sawtimber stands by several combinations of whole-tree chipping and saw log recovery.
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CitationSturos, John A.; Miyata, Edwin S.; Steinhilb, Helmuth M.; Barron, Robert M. 1983. The economics of a mechanized multiproduct harvesting system for stand conversion of northern hardwoods. Research Paper NC-237. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsintegrated harvesting, residue recovery, whole-tree harvesting, saw log sorting
- Harvesting small trees for bio-energy
- Whole tree transportation system for timber processing depots
- Segregation of Foliage from Chipped Tree Tops and Limbs
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