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Evaluation of Timber Extraction Machines in Turkey

Necmettin Senturk and Tolga Ozturk


In forestry, like every kind of production, production works require a productive power. This productive power can be provided by both human power or animal and machines which are used by human beings. The production of wood raw material are formed various stages that continues from the productive place to market center. These work stages depend on each other like rings of a chain. Success and failures in each stage effect the next stage. However the increasing of forest product that is formed in our country recently, now hauling has been still made with old patterns, such as sliding, throwing, circling, transport with human, skidding with animals on direct ground. Besides special forest tractors and skylines are used in some areas. In this study researched technical features and work performances of MB Trac tractors and skylines in Turkey.

American Journal of Environmental Sciences
Volume 1 No. 1, 2005, 81-85


Submitted On: 14 March 2005 Published On: 31 March 2005

How to Cite: Senturk, N. & Ozturk, T. (2005). Evaluation of Timber Extraction Machines in Turkey. American Journal of Environmental Sciences, 1(1), 81-85.

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  • Tractor
  • Skyline
  • Logging
  • Hauling
  • Forest Operation
  • Turkey