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Title: Stand damage from whole-tree harvesting in Vermont hardwoods

Abstract

An assessment of damage from 2 shelterwood fellings and 2 thinnings in broadleaved stands mixed with spruce (Bradley, D.; Stevens, D. (1978) wood for energy: an interim report on the whole-tree harvesting experiment in South Duxbury. Vermont Naturel Resources Council and Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation. 40p.) Whole stems were removed by feller-buncher and grapple skidder, except for one thinning when trees were felled by chain saw and skidded with a cable skidder. Of the residual trees in each treatment 27-47% were damaged, with the greatest damage in the thinned area where felling was most intense. Skidding of the whole trees accounted for at least 68% of the wounds. (Refs. 5).

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Vermont Dept. of Forestry, Parks and Recreation, Agency of Environmental Conservation, Morrisville, VT, USA
OSTI Identifier:
5353575
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
J. For.; (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 81:2
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; HARVESTING; ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS; TREES; VERMONT; FEDERAL REGION I; NORTH AMERICA; PLANTS; USA; 140504* - Solar Energy Conversion- Biomass Production & Conversion- (-1989); 510500 - Environment, Terrestrial- Site Resource & Use Studies- (-1989)

Citation Formats

Kelley, R S. Stand damage from whole-tree harvesting in Vermont hardwoods. United States: N. p., 1983. Web.
Kelley, R S. Stand damage from whole-tree harvesting in Vermont hardwoods. United States.
Kelley, R S. Sat . "Stand damage from whole-tree harvesting in Vermont hardwoods". United States.
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abstractNote = {An assessment of damage from 2 shelterwood fellings and 2 thinnings in broadleaved stands mixed with spruce (Bradley, D.; Stevens, D. (1978) wood for energy: an interim report on the whole-tree harvesting experiment in South Duxbury. Vermont Naturel Resources Council and Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation. 40p.) Whole stems were removed by feller-buncher and grapple skidder, except for one thinning when trees were felled by chain saw and skidded with a cable skidder. Of the residual trees in each treatment 27-47% were damaged, with the greatest damage in the thinned area where felling was most intense. Skidding of the whole trees accounted for at least 68% of the wounds. (Refs. 5).},
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year = {1983},
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