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Mechanized Red Pine Tree Planting Operation -- A Time StudyAuthor(s): Joseph B. Sturos; Edwin S. Miyata
Source: Research Note NC-315. 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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DescriptionProjected softwood shortages and high costs of mechanized tree planting indicate that more efficient planting equipment and systems are needed. This paper presents cost and productivity data for mechanically planting red pine seelings on a site previously occupied by hardwoods in northern Wisconsin
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CitationSturos, Joseph B.; Miyata, Edwin S. 1984. Mechanized Red Pine Tree Planting Operation -- A Time Study. Research Note NC-315. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsReforestation, softwood, site preparation, cost analysis, productivity
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