Harvesting small trees and forest residues
Document Type: Journal Article
Author(s): J. F. Gingras
Publication Year: 1995

Cataloging Information

  • Canada
  • Finland
  • firewood
  • forest biomass
  • harvesting
  • multiple-tree handling
  • Norway
  • residues
  • Sweden
  • United Kingdom
  • International
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Record Last Modified: November 12, 2015
FRAMES Record Number: 7577


ANNOTATION: This report summarizes the progress achieved under the auspices of the Activity 'Harvesting small trees and forest residues' during 1992-1994. The work performed included literature reviews to assess potentially recoverable material as a function of harvesting system, analysis of factors affecting chipping quality and productivity, a comparison of firewood processing technologies, small tree and residue harvesting method reviews, a description of some prototype combination machines for recovering roundwood and forest biomass and an update on multiple-tree handling harvester head development in the Nordic countries.

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Gingras, J-F. 1995. Harvesting small trees and forest residues. Biomass and Bioenergy 9(1-5):153-160.