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    Author(s): David M. Emanuel
    Date: 1971
    Source: Research Note NE-135. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 6p.
    Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    Two makes of power mulchers were evaluated for their ability to apply raw or processed hardwood bark mulch for use in revegetating disturbed soils. Tests were made to determine the uniformity of bark coverage and distance to which coverage was obtained. Moisture content and particle-size distribution of the barks used were also tested to determine whether or not these factors limited machine performance.

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    Emanuel, David M. 1971. Power mulchers can apply hardwood bark mulch. Research Note NE-135. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 6p.

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