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Green Douglas fir in the western Stara Planina mountains

Gorsko Stopanstvo Gorska Promishlenost 43(9): 11-14

Green Douglas fir in the western Stara Planina mountains

Data are presented on the performance after 17-20 yr of Douglas fir on six sample plots at 500-1100 m alt., on slopes of various aspects in Bulgaria.

Accession: 001604770

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