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Enhancing production and food value of plants

National Symposium on Food and Nutritional Security: Technological Interventions and Genetic Options (2003 Palampur, India)

Enhancing production and food value of plants

genetic options

by National Symposium on Food and Nutritional Security: Technological Interventions and Genetic Options (2003 Palampur, India)

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Published by SSARM in [Hisar] .
Written in English


About the Edition

Contributed articles presented at the Symposium organized by College of Basic Sciences in collaboration with SSARM.

Edition Notes

Statementeditors, R.K. Behl, A.K. Chhabra.
ContributionsHimachal Pradesh Krishi Vishva Vidyalaya. College of Basic Sciences.
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1> ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17054141M
ISBN 108187267054
LC Control Number2008307115
OCLC/WorldCa240207895

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