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Influence of soil and topography on willow oak sites

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Published by USDA Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station in [New Orleans, La.] .
Written in English


  • Effect of soil moisture on,
  • Oak

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Edition Notes

StatementWilliam R. Beaufait
SeriesOccasional paper / Southern Forest Experiment Station -- no. 148, Occasional paper (Southern Forest Experiment Station (New Orleans, La.)) -- no. 148.
ContributionsSouthern Forest Experiment Station (New Orleans, La.)
The Physical Object
Pagination12 pages :
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26232935M

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