Ecology and silviculture of western larch forests by Wyman C. Schmidt

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service in [Washington] .

Written in English

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  • Larches.

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Bibliography: p. 61-66

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Statementby Wyman C. Schmidt, Raymond C. Shearer, Arthur L. Roe
SeriesTechnical bulletin - Dept. of Agriculture ; no. 1520, Technical bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 1520.
ContributionsShearer, Raymond C., Roe, Arthur L. 1909-, United States. Forest Service.
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Paginationiv, 96 p. :
Number of Pages96
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Open LibraryOL13564204M

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