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Title: Tree-section harvesting of northern hardwood thinnings.
Author: Mattson, James A.;
Source: Research Paper NC-312. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Description: Describes the results of a field trial of tree-section harvesting, a shortwood version of whole-tree harvesting, in a northern hardwood thinning. This technique is technically feasible and especially useful where the appearance of the residual stand is a primary concern.
Keywords: mechanization, whole-tree harvesting, shortwood, logging damage, energy wood, aesthetics
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Mattson, James A. 1993. Tree-section harvesting of northern hardwood thinnings. Research Paper NC-312. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
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