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    Author(s): John W. Benzie; Z.A. Zasada
    Date: 1972
    Source: Research Note NC-133. 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

    Describes a harvesting and regeneration pattern for red pine stands to make efficient use of mechanized full-tree harvesting. The system is not just an engineering operation to extract trees, but a forest management operatioin to harvest mature timber, prepare the site for regeneration, and provide environmental conditions favoring tree growth and multiple-use of the forest.

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    Citation

    Benzie, John W.; Zasada, Z.A. 1972. Shelterwood-Strip Harvesting Pattern With Full-Tree Skidding to Regenerate Red Pine. Research Note NC-133. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    mechanized, aesthetics, multiple-use, even-aged silviculture, site preparation

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