Forest research within the Caribbean area.

by Caribbean Research Council. Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, Fisheries and Forestry. in Washington

Written in English
Published: Pages: 128 Downloads: 23
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  • Forests and forestry -- Research.,
  • Caribbean Sea

Edition Notes

Statement[Technical editors: Arthur Upson and J.C. Cater]
ContributionsUpson, Arthur Thaddeus, 1888-,
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 128 p. illus., fold. map.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14815851M

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