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    Author(s): John A. Sturos; Edwin S. Miyata; Helmuth M. Steinhilb; Robert M. Barron
    Date: 1983
    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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    Description

    Describes 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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    Citation

    Sturos, 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

    Keywords

    integrated harvesting, residue recovery, whole-tree harvesting, saw log sorting

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