Forest health in West Coast forests, 1997-1999

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Published by USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Oregon Dept. of Forestry in Portland, OR .

Written in English

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  • Forest health -- West (U.S.) -- Statistics,
  • Forest insects -- West (U.S.) -- Statistics,
  • Forest ecology -- West (U.S.) -- Statistics

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Statementauthors, Sally Campbell ... [et al.] ; Rosemary Hardin, editor and designer.
ContributionsCampbell, Sally J., Hardin, Rosemary., Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.), Oregon. Dept. of Forestry.
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Open LibraryOL17597092M

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