Plant Breeding in the 1990s
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Published by CABI .
Written in English


  • Botany & plant sciences,
  • Crop husbandry,
  • Horticulture,
  • Field Crop Breeding,
  • Science,
  • Children"s All Ages - Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Chemical & Biochemical,
  • Life Sciences - Botany,
  • Science / Botany,
  • Biotechnology

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Edition Notes

ContributionsH. T. Stalker (Editor), J. P. Murphy (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages560
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11600756M
ISBN 100851987176
ISBN 109780851987170

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