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Title: Clearcut harvesting costs and production rates for young-growth mixed-conifer stands

Author: Atkinson, William A.; Hall, Dale O.

Date: 1966

Source: Res. Note PSW-RN-114. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 2 p

Station ID: RN-PSW-114

Description: In clearcutting 90-year-old stands at the Challenge Experimental Forest, all merchantable trees greater than 12 inches d.b.h. were removed. Felling costs averaged $3.86 and required 0.55 man-hours per M bd. ft. in cut volumes averaging 19,700 bd. ft. per acre. Yarding, at a rate of 0.54 hours per M bd. ft., cost $4.42.

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Atkinson, William A.; Hall, Dale O.  1966.  Clearcut harvesting costs and production rates for young-growth mixed-conifer stands.   Res. Note PSW-RN-114. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 2 p.

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