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Comparison of clearing-saw cutting attachments for weeding young conifer plantations

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub6046
Author
Holmsen, S.D.
Whitehead, R.J.
Date
1988
Edition
43321
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Holmsen, S.D.
Whitehead, R.J.
Date
1988
Edition
43321
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
21 p
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Silviculture
Vegetation
Series Number
FO Special Report
Language
English
Abstract
In a study funded under FRDA, FERIC AND PFC established research plots for the silvicultural assessment of a vegetation-management trial in Nelson. FERIC conducted productivity assessments of three cutting attachments for Husqvarna clearing saws; the Maxi 200, Multi 300, and Multi 255-4. Pretreatment vegetation and port-treatment seedling damage were examined by PFC researchers. This report summarizes the first-year results. Follow-up revegetation and crop growth response will be monitored and reported by PFC.
Vegetation control
MOTOR MANUAL METHOD
Brush saws
Cutting attachments
Husqvarna 244RX clearing saw
PLANTATIONS
SOFTWOODS
EVALUATION
PRODUCTIVITY
COSTS
Time study
Seedling damage
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A comparison of the Silva Wadell powered cone scarifier and TTS-35 disc trencher in Central Newfoundland

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub43995
Author
Dominy, S.W.J.
Date
March 1993
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Dominy, S.W.J.
Date
March 1993
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
22 p
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Vegetation
Treatment
Slash treatment
Scarifying equipment
Slash
Sites
Site preparation
Scarification
Preparation
Power supply
Energy
Series Number
FO Special Report ; SR 84
Language
English
Abstract
SITE PREPARATION
Scarifying equipment
Cone scarifiers
Disc trenchers
Vegetation control
Slash treatment
Comparison
Microsites
DONAREN 180D POWERED-DISC TRENCHER
SILVA WADELL POWERED-CONE SCARIFIER
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Comparison of two site preparation treatments using the Meri Crusher

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub40483
Author
Mitchell, Janet L.
Date
October 2000
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Mitchell, Janet L.
Date
October 2000
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
4 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Vegetation
Sites
Site preparation
Scarifying equipment
Scarification
Saskatchewan
Preparation
Advantage
Series Number
Advantage ; Vol. 1, No. 24
Language
English
Abstract
Mistik Management Ltd. has been using a Meri Crusher mounted on a small loader since 1998 to prepare sites for planting. The Meri Crusher mulches the organic material and mixes the mulched material with mineral soil to create a mixed microsite to favour planted white spruce and provide vegetation control from Calamagrostis canadensis (marsh reed grass) and aspen. However, harvesting in aspen and mixedwood forests creates moderate to high slash loading. When the Meri Crusher is used for site preparation, these slash loadings have led to low machine productivity.
Site preparation
Scarifying equipment
Vegetation control
Crushers (silv.)
Mulching
Comparison
Meri crusher
Saskatchewan
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Differences in species flammability: identifying less-flammable vegetation

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub36827
Author
Baxter, Greg
Date
February 2010
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
by FPInnovations–Feric Division, and in the use of less-f lammable vegetation to minimize the effects of fire
Author
Baxter, Greg
Date
February 2010
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
8 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Vegetation
Loads
Hybrid
Biomass
Advantage
Series Number
Advantage ; Vol. 11, No. 25
Language
English
Abstract
We tested six plant species or mixes at Vegreville, Alberta to determine their ignition and fire behaviour characteristics and whether they could be used along linear corridors to reduce the fire potential at strategic locations. Nine ignition trials over three years and one grass-fire burning into the test plots were completed to allow ranking of the species based on their characteristics. Three of the species were chosen for additional field studies: white clover, yarrow, and Plateau Rocky Mountain fescue.
Flammability
Ignition
White clover
Trifolium repens
Alsike clover
Trivolium hybridum
Yarrow
Achillea millefolium
Plateau Rocky Mountain fescue
Festuca saximontana
Vegetation
Fuel loads
Biomass
Curing
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Evaluating the effectiveness of FireSmart priority zones for structure protection

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub39760
Author
Walkinshaw, Stew
Schroeder, Dave
Date
November 2013
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
........................................................................................................................................... 19 FPInnovations 4 Keywords FireSmart, Vegetation control, Wildfires, Thinning, Fire
Author
Walkinshaw, Stew
Schroeder, Dave
Date
November 2013
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
20 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Fire
Fire Control
Vegetation
Wildfires
Advantage
Series Number
Advantage ; Vol. 14, No. 6
Language
English
ISSN
14933381
Abstract
When wildfire escapes into the wildlands-urban interface, homes, industrial facilities, and other urban values can be threatened or destroyed. As recommended by the FireSmart Canada program, vegetation management is a key principle in mitigating the risk of wildfire affecting urban values. In 2007, at a forested test site in the Northwest Territories, Canada, FPInnovations evaluated the effectiveness of using vegetation management- i.e., removal and reduction of forest fuels from the vicinity of a small building- as a strategy for protecting the building from wildfire.
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Evaluation of the Donaren 180D powered-disc trencher in Central Newfoundland, and a comparison with the Silva Wadell powered-cone scarifier

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub43994
Author
Dominy, S.W.J.
Date
December 1993
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Dominy, S.W.J.
Date
December 1993
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
14 p
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Vegetation
Treatment
Slash treatment
Scarifying equipment
Slash
Sites
Site preparation
Scarification
Preparation
Power supply
Energy
Series Number
FO Special Report ; SR 88
Language
English
Abstract
SITE PREPARATION
Scarifying equipment
Cone scarifiers
Disc trenchers
Vegetation control
Slash treatment
Comparison
Microsites
DONAREN 180D POWERED-DISC TRENCHER
SILVA WADELL POWERED-CONE SCARIFIER
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Evaluation of the Donaren 180D powered-disc trencher in Central Newfoundland, and a comparison with the Silva Wadell powered-cone scarifier [summary of FERIC Special Report SR-88]

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub36564
Author
Dominy, S.W.J.
Date
March 1995
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
is usually the preferred planting microsite. This spot is the area farthest from competing vegetation
Author
Dominy, S.W.J.
Date
March 1995
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Vegetation
Treatment
Slash treatment
Slash
Sites
Site preparation
Scarifying equipment
Scarification
Preparation
Power supply
Energy
Series Number
Field Note ; Silviculture-FN-000076
Language
English
Abstract
Site preparation
Scarifying equipment
Cone scarifiers
Disc trenchers
Vegetation control
Slash treatment
Comparison
Microsites
DONAREN 180D POWERED-DISC TRENCHER
SILVA WADELL POWERED-CONE SCARIFIER
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Harvester-mounted herbicide applicators

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub36740
Author
Desrochers, Luc
Ryans, Mark
McPhee, Brent
Makkonen, Ismo
Date
November 1998
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
. p. 38 In Vegetation Management Alternatives Program, Annual Report 1994-1995. Ont. Min. Nat
Author
Desrochers, Luc
Ryans, Mark
McPhee, Brent
Makkonen, Ismo
Date
November 1998
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Vegetation
Harvesters
Application
Series Number
Field Note ; Felling-FN-000029
Language
English
Abstract
Vegetation control
Herbicide application
Sprayers
HARVESTER-MOIUNTED
Feller bunchers
SINGLE-GRIP HARVESTERS
Avenor-FERIC feller-buncher sprayer
Droppen R-500 sprayer
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Operational trial of Brush Blanket mulch mat for afforestation in southern Ontario

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub36615
Author
St-Amour, Michel
Date
January 1996
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
the germination of competing vegetation. Despite their higher purchase price, consolidated mulches are easier
Author
St-Amour, Michel
Date
January 1996
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Vegetation
Seedlings
Regeneration
Plantations
Hardwoods
Artificial Intelligence
Series Number
Field Note ; Silviculture-FN-000086
Language
English
Abstract
Artificial regeneration
Seedlings
Vegetation control
Hardwoods
Plantations
Mulch mats
Ontario
BRUSH BLANKET MULCH MAT
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Roll-A-Wick and IECO 3000 pesticide application systems

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub36711
Author
Long, N.
Date
May 1998
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
- activated lever. The hose and rod can vary in length, depending on the height of vegetation to be treated
Author
Long, N.
Date
May 1998
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Vegetation
Productivity
Pesticides
Costs
Application
Series Number
Field Note ; Silviculture-FN-000103
Language
English
Abstract
Vegetation control
Pesticide application
Productivity
Costs
ROLL-A-WICK PESTICIDE APPLICATOR
IECO 3000 PESTICIDE APPLICATOR
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