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Evaluation and availability of the mutations for disease resistance

Evaluation and availability of the mutations for disease resistance

report of symposium, held on July 21-22, 1988.

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Published by Institute of Radiation Breeding, NIAR, MAFF in Ohmiya-machi, Naka-gun, Ibaraki-ken, Japan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants -- Disease and pest resistance -- Genetic aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Plants -- Disease and pest resistance -- Congresses.,
  • Rice -- Disease and pest resistance -- Genetic aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Barley -- Disease and pest resistance -- Genetic aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Plant mutation breeding -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesGamma field symposia -- no. 27.
    ContributionsHo shasen Ikushujo .
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 117 p. :
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14379377M

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