3 edition of Introduction to uses and interpretation of principal component analysis in forest biology found in the catalog.
Introduction to uses and interpretation of principal component analysis in forest biology
J. G. Isebrands
by North Central Forest Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in [Saint Paul, Minn.]
Written in English
|Statement||by J.G. Isebrands and Thomas R. Crow.|
|Series||General technical report NC -- 17.|
|Contributions||Crow, Thomas R.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||19 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||19|
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