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Title: Field Trials of a Canadian Biomass Feller Buncher

Author: Frederick, Douglas J.; Stokes, Bryce J.; Curtin, Dennis T.;

Date: 1986

Source: In: Proceedings of the Southern Forest Biomass Workshop; 1985 June 11-14. Gainesville, FL. Gainesville, FL: University of Florida. p. 17-22.

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: A prototype, continuous felling and bunching machine was evaluated in harvesting a three-year-old sycamore short-rotation energy plantation in Alabuma. Prediction equations, production rates, and costs were developed for the harvester.

Production of the feller buncher was approximately 850 stems per hour (17.3 green tonnes). Estimated total cost of the machine was $51.21 per hour. Felling cost for the test was $2.95 per green tome.

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Frederick, Douglas J.; Stokes, Bryce J.; Curtin, Dennis T. 1986. Field Trials of a Canadian Biomass Feller Buncher. In: Proceedings of the Southern Forest Biomass Workshop; 1985 June 11-14. Gainesville, FL. Gainesville, FL: University of Florida. p. 17-22.

 


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