Achieving efficient use of rangeland resources

papers presented at the Fort Keogh Research Symposium, Miles City, Montana, September, 1987 by Fort Keogh Research Symposium (2nd 1987 Miles City, Mont.)

Publisher: Montana State University Agricultural Experiment Station, Bozeman, in cooperation with Fort Keogh Livestock and Range Research Laboratory, USDA-ARS in Miles City, Mont

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Richard S. White and Robert E. Short.
ContributionsWhite, Richard S., Short, Robert E., 1940-, Montana Agricultural Experiment Station., Fort Keogh Livestock and Range Research Laboratory.
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LC ClassificationsSF85.35.W4 F67 1987
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Pagination132 p. :
Number of Pages132
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Open LibraryOL2526489M
LC Control Number88001675

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