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Requirements and Design Parameters for Lodgepole Pine Strip-thinning Equipment in British Columbia

Author(s) or contact(s): I.B. Hedin
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Equipment
Series: FRDA Report
Other details:  Published 1988. Hardcopy is available.


The characteristics of lodgepole-pine stands suitable for mechanical strip thinning are defined within two stand types. Ranges of age, density, diameter, and height are given. For each stand type, treatable hectares (within reasonable accessibility) in British Columbia are estimated, and recommendations for equipment requirements are presented.

FRDA Research Report 032 (4475 KB)

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