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    • Biomass recovery and drying trials in New Zealand clear-cut pine plantations 

      Visser, R.; Berkett, H.; Chalmers, K.; Fairbrother, S. (University of Canterbury. School of Forestry, 2010)
      New Zealand commercial pine plantation forests are grown on a regime to maximise the recovery of higher value veneer or sawlogs. In some locations a lack of fibre market or long transportation distance can result in ...
    • Finding the ‘Sweet-Spot’ of Mechanised Felling Machines 

      Spinelli, R.; Saathof, J.; Fairbrother, S.; Visser, R. (University of Canterbury. School of Forestry, 2009)
      Understanding how stand and terrain parameters impact the productivity of harvesting machines is important for determining their optimum use. Productivity studies in forest operations are often carried out on new equipment, ...
    • Forest Road Pavement Design in New Zealand 

      Visser, R.; McGregor, R.; Fairbrother, S. (University of Canterbury. School of Forestry, 2009)
      The New Zealand forest industry currently has an annual cut of 19 million m3 that is expected to increase over the next decade to 30 million m3 per year. Much of the new production is situated in first-rotation forests ...