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    Author(s): Neil K. Huyler
    Date: 1975
    Source: Research Note NE-216. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 5p.
    Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    Equipment investment for tubing-vacuum systems was significantly less than that for bucket systems. Tubing-vacuum systems required about 22 percent less labor input, the major labor input being completed before sap-flow periods. Annual cost of operation was less for tubing-vacuum than the bucket system. Small tubing-vacuum operations showed more profit potential than small bucket operations. Also, tubing-vacuum operations showed a 28 percent increase in sap volume yield as compared to bucket systems.

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    Huyler, Neil K. 1975. Tubing vs. buckets: a cost comparison. Research Note NE-216. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 5p.

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