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Harvesting Costs For Mechanized Thinning Systems In Slash Pine PlantationsAuthor(s): James E. Granskog
Source: Res. Pap. SO-141. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionHarvesting costs of four tree harvester systems are estimated for row thinning slash pine plantations. Systems incorporating a full-tree type harvester had lower harvesting costs per cord than shortwood and tree-length harvester systems in 15-year-old plantations.
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CitationGranskog, James E. 1978. Harvesting Costs For Mechanized Thinning Systems In Slash Pine Plantations. Res. Pap. SO-141. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.
Keywordsbee harvesters, mechanization, productivity, and logging costs
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