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Land-use change in Missouri, 1959-1972.Author(s): Pamela J. Jakes; John S. Jr. Spencer; Burton L. Essex
Source: Resource Bulletin NC-40. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionMissouri's third Forest Survey showed an 11% decline in commercial forest area between 1959 and 1972. Most of this land was converted to nonforest uses, primarily pasture. Of the land that remained classified as commercial forest, 75% underwent little or no treatment between surveys.
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CitationJakes, Pamela J.; Spencer, John S. Jr.; Essex, Burton L. 1978. Land-use change in Missouri, 1959-1972. Resource Bulletin NC-40. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsarea, land conversion, forest treatments, forest survey
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