A Review Of Fast Grown Plantation Programs In Chile, Uruguay, Brazil, Spain, Portugal And South Africa

A Review Of Fast Grown Plantation Programs In Chile, Uruguay, Brazil, Spain, Portugal And South Africa

The sophistication and mechanisation of harvesting systems depends on the availability and cost of labour. As labour costs grow and domestic and export markets grow (depending on planting resource size) and where the ‘just in time’ supply philosopy is practised; the mechanisation of the harvesting system increases. Similarly, transport becomes more sophisticated and cost-effcient.