Releasing young hardwood crop trees
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Releasing young hardwood crop trees use of a chain saw costs less than herbicides by Gary W Miller

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station in [Broomall, Pa.] .
Written in English


  • Tree felling -- Cost effectiveness,
  • Hardwoods

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StatementGary W. Miller
SeriesResearch paper NE -- 550
ContributionsNortheastern Forest Experiment Station (Radnor, Pa.)
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14841722M

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