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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Crops -- Germplasm resources -- Management.,
  • Germplasm resources, Plant -- Management.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 381-406) and index.

StatementCommittee on Managing Global Genetic Resources: Agricultural Imperatives, Board on Agriculture, National Research Council.
SeriesManaging global genetic resources
ContributionsNational Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Managing Global Genetic Resources: Agricultural Imperatives.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB123.3 .A47 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 449 p. :
Number of Pages449
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1421766M
ISBN 100309044308
LC Control Number93031987

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