Investment theory and forest management planning.

by Barney Dowdle

Publisher: Yale University in New Haven

Written in English
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  • Forests and forestry -- Economic aspects.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

SeriesYale University. School of Forestry. Bulletin, no. 67
LC ClassificationsSD393 .D67
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p.
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5873559M
LC Control Number63001342

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