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Title: Chipping of thinning slash on fuel-breaks

Author: Schimke, Harry E.

Date: 1965

Source: Res. Note PSW-RN-058. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 4 p

Station ID: RN-PSW-058

Description: A heavy stand of conifer saplings and poles on the Stanislaus National Forest was thinned, piled, and chipped. The study sought to determine the amount of material removed and the cost of chipping. Slash disposal costs were $9.66 per ton for dry material, and $11.81 per ton for green slash.

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Schimke, Harry E.  1965.  Chipping of thinning slash on fuel-breaks.   Res. Note PSW-RN-58. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 4 p.

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