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Harvester Productivity for Row Thinning Loblolly Pine PlantationsAuthor(s): James E. Granskog; Walter C. Anderson
Source: Res. Pap. SO-163. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 5 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionTivo tree harvesters currently being used to thin southern pine plantations were evaluated to determine the effects of stand characteristics on machine productivity. Production rates for row thinning loblolly plantations are presented by stand age, site index, and stand density.
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CitationGranskog, James E.; Anderson, Walter C. 1980. Harvester Productivity for Row Thinning Loblolly Pine Plantations. Res. Pap. SO-163. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 5 p.
KeywordsMechanization, timber harvesting, logging costs.
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