The Development and function of roots
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Published by Academic Press in London, New York .
Written in English

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  • Roots (Botany) -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by J. G. Torrey and D. T. Clarkson.
ContributionsTorrey, John G., Clarkson, David T., Harvard University. Maria Moors Cabot Foundation for Botanical Research.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK644 .D48
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 618 p. :
Number of Pages618
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5193905M
ISBN 100126957509
LC Control Number75015351

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