Seeds: Biology, Development and Ecology
Steve W. Adkins, Sheldon C. Navie, Sarah Ashmore
CABI, Jan 1, 2007 - Technology & Engineering - 440 pages
Substantial progress has been made in seed science during the past few years, emphasizing its important role in advancing plant biotechnology, agriculture, plant resource management, and conservation. Providing comprehensive coverage of the latest seed science research including germination, dormancy, development, and desiccation tolerance, this book also details the most advanced methods and practices in seed biology, ecology and technology.
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