Evaluation of the la Taupe scarifier

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Author
Ryans, Mark
Cormier, Denis
Date
1988
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Ryans, Mark
Cormier, Denis
Date
1988
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
8 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Site preparation
Productivity
Series Number
Technical Notes
Language
English
Abstract
The La Taupe, a new motor-manual scarification device mounted on a brush saw, was studied to determine its potential in the treatment of difficult sites. Two evaluations were made: in understory scarification for stand conversion, and on a sloping, ericaceous site where the small size of the areas restricted the use of conventional scarifiers. High treatment costs because of the labour requirement may limit its application. However, the La Taupe is a viable alternative to conventional site preparation equipment.
Scarifying equipment
MOTOR MANUAL METHOD
SITE PREPARATION
Patch scarifiers
Difficult sites
Machine evaluation
PRODUCTIVITY
Treatment quality
COSTS
LA TAUPE SCARIFIER
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