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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory in [Madison, WI (One Gifford Pinchot Dr., Madison 53705-2398)] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Forest products industry -- Research -- United States,
  • Timber -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Rural development -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementKenneth Skog
SeriesResearch paper FPL-RP -- 506, Research paper FPL -- 506
ContributionsForest Products Laboratory (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13613788M

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