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Published by The Laboratory in Madison, Wis .
Written in English


  • Wood -- Standards,
  • Wood -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

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Edition Notes

Statementby Forest Products Laboratory, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
SeriesResearch note FPL -- 171., U.S. Forest Service research note FPL -- 0171., Research note FPL -- 0171.
The Physical Object
Pagination2, [9] p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17617599M

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