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Insects affecting reforestation

Insects affecting reforestation

biology and damage : proceedings of a meeting of the IUFRO working group on Insects Affecting Reforestation (S2.07-03) held under the auspices of the XVIII International Congress of Entomology, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, July 3-9, 1988

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Published by Forestry Canada, Pacific Forestry Centre in Victoria, B.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest insects -- Congresses,
  • Forest management -- Congresses,
  • Reforestation -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by René I. Alfaro and S.G. Glover.
    ContributionsAlfaro, René I., Glover, S. G., International Union of Forestry Research Organizations., International Congress of Entomology (18th : 1988 : Vancouver, B.C.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB761 I46 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 256 p. :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14704414M
    ISBN 100662168224


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Author: René I Alfaro; S G Glover; IUFRO Working Group on Insects Affecting Reforestation (S): Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Canada: Forestry Canada, Pacific. Insects affecting reforestation: biology and damage.

Alfaro, R.I.; Glover, S.G., Editors., Proceedings: A meeting of the IUFRO working group on Insects affecting reforestation (S) held under the auspices of the XVIII International Congress of Entomology.

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