High yields from 100-year-old ponderosa pine
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station in Portland, Or .
Written in English


  • Ponderosa pine -- Oregon -- Growth.,
  • Ponderosa pine -- Oregon -- Thinning.,
  • Forests and forestry -- Measurement.

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Edition Notes

Statementby James W. Barrett and Richard P. Newman.
SeriesUSDA Forest Service research note PNW -- 220.
ContributionsNewman, Richard P., Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland, Or.)
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. :
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16012271M

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