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Improving plants

D. Galloway

Improving plants

from breeding to biotechnology

by D. Galloway

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Hobsons .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementauthors,Diane Galloway and Peter Robinson.
SeriesBiology now!
ContributionsRobinson, Peter.
The Physical Object
Pagination15p.
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22199795M
ISBN 101853241555
OCLC/WorldCa26317464


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