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Title:
Forests and forestry
Author:
Holland, I. I. (Israel Irving), 1915-
Edition:
Fifth edition.
Publication Information:
Danville, Ill. : Interstate Publishers, [1997]

©1997
Physical Description:
ix, 558 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
General Note:
Rev. ed. of: Forests and forestry / I.I. Holland, G.L. Rolfe, David A. Anderson. 4th ed. c1990.
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780813430584
Format :
Book

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Since the 1990 edition, the authors (U. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) note that they have added sections on computer applications, ecosystem management, ethical pesticide use, fire management, global positioning systems, and genetic techniques; career opportunities in forestry; objectives and a list of key terms for each chapter; and a new color photo section along with revisions in charts, graphs, an appendix on US tree species, and the recommended reading list. Also includes chapter-end review questions; a glossary; and appendixes covering other dimensions of forestry (e.g. relevant agencies, forest products sales agreements, manufacturers of wood preservatives and fire retardants, and mathematical tables). Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.


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