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    Author(s): Nels S. Christopherson
    Date: 1983
    Source: Research Note NC-300. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
    Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    Description

    Sawtimber harvesting in northern hardwood stands leaves behind a large amount of residue in the form of tops and limbs. This paper presents typical dimensional characteristics of residue for northern hardwood tops incluting data on lengths, widths, diameters, and complete branch details.

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    Citation

    Christopherson, Nels S. 1983. Dimensional Characteristics of Hardwood Top and Limb Residue. Research Note NC-300. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    Wood energy, delimbing, biomass utilization, harvesting, topwood residue

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