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Developing Agricultural Biotechnology in the Netherlands

D. Vuijk

Developing Agricultural Biotechnology in the Netherlands

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Published by Pudoc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural science,
  • Biotechnology,
  • Netherlands,
  • Agricultural Biotechnology,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages357
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12799994M
    ISBN 109022010813
    ISBN 109789022010815

    Biotechnology for Sustainable Agriculture: Emerging Approaches and Strategies is an outstanding collection of current research that integrates basic and advanced concepts of agricultural biotechnology with future development prospects. Using biotechnology with sustainable agriculture effectively contributes to gains in agricultural productivity, enhanced food security, .


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