Spruce-fir management and spruce budworm
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Spruce-fir management and spruce budworm Society of American Foresters, Region VI, Technical Conference, April 24-26, 1984, Burlington, VT by Society of American Foresters. Region VI. Technical Conference

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Published by The Station, 1985 in Broomall, PA .
Written in English


  • Spruce budworm -- Control -- Congresses,
  • Spruce -- Diseases and pests -- Congresses

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Other titlesSpruce fir management and spruce budworms, Society of American Foresters, Region VI, Technical Conference
Statementsponsors, U.S.D.A. Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station ... [et al.] ; [prepared by Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station]
SeriesGTR-NE -- 99, SAF -- 84-07, General technical report NE -- 99, SAF publication -- 84-07
ContributionsNortheastern Forest Experiment Station (Radnor, Pa.)
The Physical Object
Pagination217 p. :
Number of Pages217
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Open LibraryOL14283303M

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