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Fuels planning: science synthesis and integration; economic uses fact sheet 01: mastication treatments and costsAuthor(s): Rocky Mountain Research Station USDA Forest Service
Source: Res. Note RMRS-RN-20-1. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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DescriptionMastication, or mulching, is a mechanical fuel treatment that changes the structure and size of fuels in the stand. This fact sheet describes the kinds of equipment available, where mastication should be used, and treatment factors affecting cost.
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CitationUSDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2004. Fuels planning: science synthesis and integration; economic uses fact sheet 01: mastication treatments and costs. Res. Note RMRS-RN-20-1. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2 p.
Keywordsfuels planning, fuels management, fire, mulching, mastication
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