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    Author(s): P. Koch; D.W. McKenzie
    Date: 1977
    Source: Transactions of the ASAE 20(1):13-17
    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 bum 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, P.; McKenzie, D.W. 1977. Machine for row-mulching logging slash to enhance site- a concept. Transactions of the ASAE 20(1):13-17

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