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Reducing the cost of weeding and scrub clearing with portable brushcutter

Reducing the cost of weeding and scrub clearing with portable brushcutter

Quart. J. For, 57: 4, 353-7

The operating costs of brushcutters (the Jo.Bu clearing saw and the Brielmeyer) in forest plantations v/ere compared with those of hand tools such as the reap hook and the brushing hook. It cost more to cut soft herbaceous weeds with a brushcutter than by hand and, where young trees were difficult to locate under the weed canopy, it took longer.

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