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Published by Southern Research Station in Asheville, NC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Riparian forests -- East (U.S.),
  • Old growth forests -- East (U.S.),
  • Old growth forest ecology -- East (U.S.),
  • Forest dynamics -- East (U.S.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesOld growth definition for eastern riverfront forests
StatementJames S. Meadows and Gregory J. Nowacki
SeriesGeneral technical report SRS -- 4
ContributionsNowacki, Gregory J., United States. Forest Service. Southern Research Station
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination7 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15223654M

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