Understory-overstory vegetation relationships
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Understory-overstory vegetation relationships an annotated bibliography by Peter F. Ffolliott

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in Ogden, UT .
Written in English


  • Water resources development -- United States -- Bibliography.

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StatementPeter F. Ffolliott and Warren P. Clary.
SeriesUSDA Forest Service general technical report INT -- 136., General technical report INT -- 136.
ContributionsClary, Warren P., Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah)
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p. :
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18024024M

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