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Longleaf pine its use, ecology, regeneration, protection, growth, and management by William Gustavus Wahlenberg

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Published by Charles Lathrop Pack forestry foundation in cooperation with the Forest service, U. S. Dept. of agriculture in Washington, D. C .
Written in English


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Statementby W. G. Wahlenberg ...
ContributionsCharles Lathrop Pack Forestry Foundation., United States. Forest Service.
LC ClassificationsSD397.P59 W3
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii p., 1 l., 429 p.
Number of Pages429
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17867261M
LC Control Number46004690

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