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Published by Cooperative Extension Service, Auburn University in Auburn, Ala .
Written in English



  • Alabama


  • Forests and forestry -- Alabama -- Statistics.,
  • Timber -- Alabama -- Statistics.,
  • Forest products industry -- Alabama -- Directories.

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Edition Notes

Statementby John M. Huie.
SeriesCircular - Cooperative Extension Service, Auburn University ; M-14
LC ClassificationsSD144.A2 H84
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p. :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4858488M
LC Control Number75623976

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