Foresters" primer in nutrient cycling
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Foresters" primer in nutrient cycling by Jacques R. Jorgensen

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station in Asheville, N.C .
Written in English


  • Loblolly pine,
  • Plant-soil relationships

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Edition Notes

StatementJacques R. Jorgensen and Carol G. Wells
SeriesGeneral technical report SE -- 37, A Loblolly pine management guide
ContributionsWells, Carol G, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station (Asheville, N.C.)
The Physical Object
Pagination42 p. :
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14843885M

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