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International Journal of Forestry Research
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 980259, 9 pages
Comparison of the Growth of Six Eucalyptus Species in Angola
1Department of Forest Sciences, Faculty of Agrarian Sciences, University of Jose Eduardo dos Santos, Campus de Tchianga, P.O. Box 236, 22.051 Huambo, Angola
2Delegation of the European Union to Cape Verde, Development and Cooperation DEVCO Section, Achada Santo Antonio, P.O. Box 122, 7600 Praia, Cape Verde
3School of Forest Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, P.O. Box 111, 80101 Joensuu, Finland
Received 10 April 2011; Accepted 29 June 2011
Academic Editor: Harri Mäkinen
Copyright © 2011 Cristobal Delgado-Matas and Timo Pukkala. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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