Logging mechanisation in the Czech Republic

Annals of Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW
Agriculture No 53 (Agricultural and Forest Engineering) 2009: 63-66
(Ann. Warsaw Univ. of Life Sci. - SGGW, Agricult. 53, 2009)

Logging mechanisation in the Czech Republic

JOSEF GROSS
Department of Forest Logging, Faculty of Forestry and Environmental,
Czech University of Agriculture, Prague, Czech Republic

Abstract: Development of logging mechanisation in Czech Republic is presented in the paper. It is illustrated with the examples of particular mechanical devices introduced to logging operations in the past. It is concluded that the possible application of modern harvester technology amounts at present to about 60% of the allowable cut.

Key words: logging, mechanisation, Czech Republic.

Streszczenie: Mechanizacja pozyskiwania drewna w Republice Czeskiej. W artykule przedstawiono rozwój mechanizacji pozyskiwania drewna w Republice Czeskiej, ilustrując to przykładami urządzeń mechanicznych wprowadzanych w przeszłości. Stwierdzono, że obecnie jest możliwe zastosowanie nowoczesnych technologii z wykorzystaniem harwesterów w odniesieniu do 60% pozyskiwanego drewna.

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GROSS J. 2009.  Logging mechanisation in the Czech Republic. Annals of Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW.  Agriculture No 53 (Agricultural and Forest Engineering). s. 63-66

Authors' address:
Josef Gross
Department of Forest Logging
Faculty of Forestry and Envirommental
Czech University of Life Science
Prague 6 - Suchdol 16521
Czech Republic
e-mail: gross@fle.czu.cz
 
GROSS J. Logging mechanisation in the Czech Republic