Management of southern pine forests for cattle production by Nathan A Byrd

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Region in Atlanta, GA .

Written in English

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  • Range management -- Southern States,
  • Cattle -- Southern States -- Reproduction,
  • Longleaf pine

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Statementby Nathan A. Byrd, Clifford E. Lewis, Henry A. Pearson
SeriesGeneral report R8 -- GR 4
ContributionsLewis, Clifford E, Pearson, H. A., United States. Forest Service. Southern Region
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p. :
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14840090M

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