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Harvesting southern pine with taproots can extent pulpwood resource significantlyAuthor(s): Peter Koch
Source: Journal of Forestry, Vol. 72(5): 266-268
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionIf lateral roots are first severed, southern pines can be pulled from the soil like carrots, therby adding 20 percent to the merchantable weight of each stem harvested. Morphology and chemical constituents of the taproots indicate their suitability for kraft pulping. Prototype harvesting equipment is being designed.
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CitationKoch, Peter 1974. Harvesting southern pine with taproots can extent pulpwood resource significantly. Journal of Forestry, Vol. 72(5): 266-268
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