by Elsevier Biomedical Press, Sole distributors for the U.S.A. and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, New York, New York, N.Y .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
|Statement||editors, J.F.G.M. Wintermans and P.J.C. Kuiper.|
|Series||Developments in plant biology ;, v. 8|
|Contributions||Wintermans, J. F. G. M., Kuiper, P. J. C.|
|LC Classifications||QK898.L56 I56 1982|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 606 p. :|
|Number of Pages||606|
|LC Control Number||82013952|
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