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Plant Roots The Hidden Half (Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment) by Yoav Waisel

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Published by Marcel Dekker Inc .
Written in English


  • Botany (Specific Aspects),
  • Plant physiology,
  • Rhizosphere,
  • Roots (Botany),
  • Science/Mathematics

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsAmram Eshel (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages944
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8160423M
ISBN 10082478393X
ISBN 109780824783938

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