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Chipping of thinning slash on fuel-breaksAuthor(s): Harry E. Schimke
Source: Res. Note PSW-RN-58. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 4 p
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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DescriptionA heavy stand of conifer saplings and poles on the Stanislaus National Forest was thinned, piled, and chipped. The study sought to determine the amount of material removed and the cost of chipping. Slash disposal costs were $9.66 per ton for dry material, and $11.81 per ton for green slash.
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CitationSchimke, Harry E. 1965. Chipping of thinning slash on fuel-breaks. Res. Note PSW-RN-58. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 4 p
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