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Overview of forest products / sustainable biomaterials

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  • NAICS North American Industry Classification System Lookup

    This resource is freely accessible

    NAICS North American Industry Classification System Lookup

    NAICS is the standard used by federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy. Enter a keyword that describes your kind of business. A list of primary business activities containing that keyword and the corresponding NAICS codes will appear. Choose the one that most closely corresponds to your primary business activity, or refine your search to obtain other choices.

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        Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
    This resource is freely accessible


    FAOSTAT provides time-series records covering 210 countries and territories and international statistics concerning: Production, Trade, Food Balance Sheets Fertilizer and Pesticides, Land Use and Irrigation, Forest Products, Fishery Products, Population, Agricultural Machinery and Food Aid Shipments.

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  • Forestry AgNIC

        Forestry AgNIC
    This resource is freely accessible Contents of this resource available through Summon

    Forestry AgNIC

    Forestry AgNIC indexes citations and abstracts from journals, image collections, and more on all aspects of forestry.

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    Kiri Goldbeck DeBose

  •     Kiri Goldbeck DeBose
  • Kyrille K Goldbeck DeBose
  • College Librarian for Natural Resources and Environment and Animal Sciences
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  • (540) 231-0419 (Cheatham Hall office)
  • 310 West Campus Drive, Cheatham Hall Room 315B
    560 Drillfield Drive, Newman Library Room 4005
    Blacksburg, VA 24061

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