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Dimensional Characteristics of Hardwood Top and Limb ResidueAuthor(s): Nels S. Christopherson
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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DescriptionSawtimber 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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CitationChristopherson, 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
KeywordsWood energy, delimbing, biomass utilization, harvesting, topwood residue
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