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    Author(s): Jingxin Wang; Chris LeDoux; Michael Vanderberg; Li Yaoxiang
    Date: 2006
    Source: In: Chung, Woodam; Han, Han-Sup, eds. Proceedings of the 29th council on forest engineering conference; 2006 July 30-August 2; Coeur d'Alene, ID. [Place of publication unknown]: Council on Forest Engineering: 333-341.
    Publication Series: Other
    Station: Northern Research Station
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    A preliminary study that quantified the impacts of soil compaction on residual tree growth associated with ground-based skidding traffic intensity and turn payload size was investigated in the central Appalachian hardwood forest. The field study was carried out on a 20-acre tract of the West Virginia University Research Forest. Skid trails were laid out in 170' - 200' sections, which allowed for one 5O' treatment and two 50' replications of each treatment over the total skid trail. Treatments were arranged in a 3x3 factorial with three payload sizes of unloaded, half capacity, and full capacity and the number of loaded machine passes set at 1, 3, and 5.

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    Wang, Jingxin; LeDoux, Chris; Vanderberg, Michael; Yaoxiang, Li. 2006. Effects of soil compaction on residual stand growth in central Appalachian hardwood forest: a preliminary case study. In: Chung, Woodam; Han, Han-Sup, eds. Proceedings of the 29th council on forest engineering conference; 2006 July 30-August 2; Coeur d''Alene, ID. [Place of publication unknown]: Council on Forest Engineering: 333-341.

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