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    Author(s): Peter Koch; Dan W. McKenzie
    Date: 1975
    Source: In: American Society of Agricultural Engineers, St Joseph, Michigan: 1-14
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Proposes that stumps, tops, and branches residual after logging pine plantations be hogged to build mulch beds spaced on about 2.5-m centers, thereby eliminating pile and burn operations. Growth of seedlings planted through mulch beds should be accelerated because of moisture conservation, weed suppression, and minimum disturbance of topsoil.

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    Koch, Peter; McKenzie, Dan W. 1975. Machine for row-mulching logging slash to enhance site-a concept. In: American Society of Agricultural Engineers, St Joseph, Michigan: 1-14

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