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Published in Southeastern Center for Forest Economics Research .
Written in English


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Statementby Mystie A. Wilson.
SeriesWorking paper / Forest Private Enterprise Initiative -- No. 27, Working paper -- No. 27.
ContributionsSoutheastern Center for Forest EconomicsResearch., Forestry Private Enterprise Initiative.
The Physical Object
Pagination22p. ;
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20814475M

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