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Chemicals from Plants

Perspectives on Plant Secondary Products

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Published by World Scientific Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biochemical Engineering,
  • Biochemistry,
  • Botany & plant sciences,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Plant Biochemistry,
  • Science,
  • Life Sciences - Botany,
  • Biotechnology,
  • Life Sciences - Biochemistry

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsN. J. Walton (Editor), D. E. Brown (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages436
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9194585M
    ISBN 109810227736
    ISBN 109789810227739


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