Conservation and improvement of genetic resources in Norwegian forests an evaluation by Robert Kenneth Campbell

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Published by Norsk institutt fo r skogforskning in A s, Norway .

Written in English

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  • Trees -- Breeding -- Norway.,
  • Forest genetics.

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Bibliography: leaves 134-164.

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Statementby Robert K. Campbell.
The Physical Object
Pagination169 leaves :
Number of Pages169
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Open LibraryOL14199681M
ISBN 108271690264

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