Trees in the environment current and future trends ; proceedings of a conference conducted by the Victorian Region of the Royal Australian Institute of Parks and Recreation, 13-15th April, 1988, Springvale Town Hall, Melbourne.

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Published by Royal Australian Institute of Parks and Recreation in Melbourne .

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  • Forests and forestry -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses

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ContributionsArthur, Trevor, 1928-, Aldous, David, 1946-, Royal Australian Institute of Parks and Recreation. Victorian Region
LC ClassificationsSD387E58 T74 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination261 leaves :
Number of Pages261
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Open LibraryOL15063901M
ISBN 10090846320

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