Total Tree Harvesting Doubles Fiber Tonnage from Aspen Stand

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A harvesting system designed to field-produce chips from the entire tree produced 83.9 tons per acre; 41 tons would be expected from a conventional pulpwood harvest in the same Michigan aspen stand.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Staff Forester, Upper Great Lakes Timber Inc., Newberry, Mich.

Publication date: June 1, 1972

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
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