by Southeastern Forest Experiment Station, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service in Asheville, N.C .
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 8.
|Statement||Ralph H. Hughes.|
|Series||Research note SE -- 222.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||8 p. :|
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