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Physical properties of 134 soils in six northeastern states

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Northeastern Forest Experiment Station , Upper Darby, Pa
StatementA.R. Eschner, B.O. Jones and R.C. Moyle
SeriesStation paper / Northeastern Forest Experiment Station -- no. 89, Station paper (Northeastern Forest Experiment Station (Radnor, Pa.)) -- no. 89.
ContributionsJones, B. O., Moyle, R. C.
The Physical Object
Pagination11, [12] p. :
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Open LibraryOL25952356M

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