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Environmental implications of trends in agriculture and silviculture

Samuel G Unger

Environmental implications of trends in agriculture and silviculture

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Published by Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Resarch and Development, Environmental Research Laboratory, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Athens, Ga, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Environmental aspects -- United States,
  • Forest management -- Environmental aspects -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEnvironmental effects of trends, Regional crop production trends
    Statementby Samuel G. Unger, Development Planning and Research Associates
    SeriesResearch reporting series, Research reporting series
    ContributionsEnvironmental Research Laboratory (Athens, Ga.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13602769M


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