Economic factors influencing land use changes in the south-central United States by Ralph J. Alig

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station in Asheville, N.C .

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  • Land use -- Economic aspects -- Southern States

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StatementRalph J. Alig, Fred C. White, and Brian C. Murray.
SeriesResearch paper SE -- 272.
ContributionsWhite, Fred C., Murray, Brian C., Southeastern Forest Experiment Station (Asheville, N.C.)
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Pagination23 p. :
Number of Pages23
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Open LibraryOL13611338M
OCLC/WorldCa19462282

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