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Organization and development of research in forestry in the Pacific region

Pacific Science Congress (10th 1961 Honolulu, Hawaii)

Organization and development of research in forestry in the Pacific region

a symposium of papers presented at the tenth Pacific Science Congress of the Pacific Science Association, held at the University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A., 21 August to 6 September, 1961

by Pacific Science Congress (10th 1961 Honolulu, Hawaii)

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Published by Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture in Berkeley, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forests and forestry -- Research.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 43.

    Statementsponsored by National Academy of Sciences, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, University of Hawaii.
    ContributionsPacific Science Association., National Academy of Sciences (U.S.), Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum., University of Hawaii (Honolulu)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination53 p. ;
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14202840M

      Road safety in the Western Pacific Approximately people are killed each year in the Western Pacific Region as a result of a road traffic crash. Millions more suffer non-fatal injuries including lifelong disability. BIA Forestry & Wildland Fire Management Eastern OK Region, Muskogee, Oklahoma. 2, likes 26 talking about this 1 was here. Based out of Muskogee, Oklahoma, the BIA’s Eastern Oklahoma Regional Followers: K. The culmination of floristic and systematic research of the plants of a particular region is the publication of its flora. A flora, when using the term to refer to a publication, is a book, online resource, or other work that describes the plant species occurring in a given area (either geographic or political) or time period. Guyana’s total forest products exports were valued at US$M. The Asia/Pacific region continues to be the largest market for Guyana’s forest products accounting for % of total export earnings in with a value totaling US$M. This represents a continued high demand market.


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