research needs of the South African forest products industry - a techno-economic survey by J. H. Visser

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Published by Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Industrial Economics Division in Pretoria .

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  • Forest products industry -- South Africa.,
  • Forest products -- Research -- South Africa.

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Statement[by] J. H. Visser.
SeriesSpecial report info 20
ContributionsSouth African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. Industrial Economics Division.
LC ClassificationsHD9767.S72 V56
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 98 l.
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4958865M
LC Control Number76421745

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