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Virus diseases and tissue culture of some South African flower bulbs






Acta Horticulturae (59): 71-76

Virus diseases and tissue culture of some South African flower bulbs

Since many indigenous bulbs are infected, methods for virus elimination and/or rapid propagation by tissue culture were investigated.


Accession: 000573729



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