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Comparison of two cut-to-length harvesting systems operating in eastern hardwoods

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LeDoux, Chris B.; Huyler, Niel K.

Year Published

2001

Publication

International Journal of Forest Engineering. 12(1): 53-59.

Abstract

We compared production rates, operating costs, and break-even points (BEP) for small and large cut-to-length (CTL) harvesting systems operating at several machine utilization rates (MUR) in mixed hardwood and softwood stands in Vermont.

Keywords

cut-to-length harvesting, production rate, cost, break-even point, hardwoods, singlegrip harvester, processor, slashber, partial cutting, thinning

Citation

LeDoux, Chris B.; Huyler, Niel K. 2001. Comparison of two cut-to-length harvesting systems operating in eastern hardwoods. International Journal of Forest Engineering. 12(1): 53-59.

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