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Title: First forest soil survey gives significant results.

Author: Tarrant, Robert F.;

Date: 1947

Source: PNW Old Series Research Notes No. 36, p. 1-4

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: The first forest soil survey on national forest lands in the Pacific Northwest was completed last year on the Pringle Falls Experimental Forest when a detailed soil map covering four square miles was made by W.J. Leighty, Assistant Inspector, Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils and Agricultural Engineering. Arrangements for the survey were made by Region 6 of the Forest Service. The purpose of the work was to establish soil, site, and type relationships to aid the reforestation program in the pine region, This is a summary of the findings.

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Tarrant, Robert F. 1947. First forest soil survey gives significant results. PNW Old Series Research Notes No. 36, p. 1-4


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