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Fundamentals of Mechanical Site Preparation

Author(s) or contact(s): M.A. von der Gonna
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Site Preparation
Series: FRDA Report
Other details:  Published 1992. Hardcopy is available.


This illustrated guide demonstrates site preparation equipment and methods such as mounding, scalping, disc trenching, mixing and ripping/plowing. It shows a methodology for choosing an appropriate site preparation method. This manual is based on the Swedish publication Instrucktion for Markberedning produced by SCA Skog AB.

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