Kiln-drying degrade in British Columbia Douglas-fir by J. Dobie

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Published by Dept. of Forestry in [Ottawa] .

Written in English

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  • British Columbia.


  • Lumber -- Drying.,
  • Douglas fir -- British Columbia.

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Bibliography: leaf 7.

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Statementby J. Dobie and H. W. Parry.
ContributionsParry, H. W., joint author.
LC ClassificationsTS800 .F585 VP-X-10
The Physical Object
Pagination7, [5] l.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5516594M
LC Control Number73495693

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