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Title: Energy budget for an energywood harvesting system

Author: Watson, W.F.; Miller, D.E.; Stokes, B.J.; Broussard, M.L.;

Date: 1987

Source: Proceedings of the Southern Forest Biomass Workshop; 1986 June 16-19; Knoxville, TN. Muscle Shoals, AL: Tennessee Valley Authority. p. 113-116.

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: The fuel and energy requirements for alternative energywood harvesting operations were determined from field operations. Comparisons were made among the total energy requirements including transportation for conventional operation and one- and two-pass energywood operations. The two-pass energywood operation requlred more energy per green ton than the other operations. Transportation required twice as much energy as did the woods operations.

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Watson, W.F.; Miller, D.E.; Stokes, B.J.; Broussard, M.L. 1987. Energy budget for an energywood harvesting system. Proceedings of the Southern Forest Biomass Workshop; 1986 June 16-19; Knoxville, TN. Muscle Shoals, AL: Tennessee Valley Authority. p. 113-116.

 


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