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Title: Harvesting and utilization

Author: Seki, A.; Sirois, D.L.; Kamen, T.;

Date: 1982

Source: Hydropyrolysls of biomass to produce liquid hydrocarbon fuels: Rept. on Energy Tree Farm Workshop, Hilo, HI. p. 71-78.

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: This xction explains the harvesting system selected. based upon topography, soil condition, and tree size. It is a highly mechmized, capital intensive system which includes tracked feller-bunchers to cut and bunch the trees. and trucked forwarders to transport the bunched trees to a whole tree chipper. The chips will be loaded into vans and transported to a designated site. The total capitul cost. irrciuding support equipment, will be $14,104.000 and the annual operating expenditure will be $6.164.837.

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Seki, A.; Sirois, D.L.; Kamen, T. 1982. Harvesting and utilization. Hydropyrolysls of biomass to produce liquid hydrocarbon fuels: Rept. on Energy Tree Farm Workshop, Hilo, HI. p. 71-78.

 


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