Nuclear techniques for seed protein improvement
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Nuclear techniques for seed protein improvement proceedings of a research co-ordination meeting, Neuherberg, 26-30 June 1972 by

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Published by International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna .
Written in English

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Statementjointlyorganized by the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Atomic Energy in Food and Agriculture and the Gesellschaft für Strahlen- und Umweltforschung.
ContributionsJoint FAO/IAEA Division of Atomic Energy in Food and Agriculture., Gesellschaft für Strahlen- und Umweltforschung.
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Pagination422p. :
Number of Pages422
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14935820M
ISBN 100119603020

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