Public forestry research in Latin America, its status and needs

by Frank H. Wadsworth

Publisher: Institute of Tropical Forestry, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Río Piedras

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Statementby Frank H. Wadsworth.
SeriesForest Service research paper ITF -- 6.
ContributionsInstitute of Tropical Forestry (Río Piedras, San Juan, P.R.)
The Physical Object
Pagination12, [4] p. ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15572464M

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