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Modeling the probability of individual tree mortality

David A. Hamilton

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Published
**1976**
by Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in Ogden, Utah
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Written in English

- Trees.

**Edition Notes**

Bibliography: p. 15.

Statement | David A. Hamilton, and Bruce M. Edwards. |

Series | USDA Forest Service research paper INT -- 185. |

Contributions | Edwards, Bruce M., Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah)., United States. Forest Service. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 22 p. : |

Number of Pages | 22 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL15221415M |

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