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Genes for Africa

Jennifer A. Thomson

Genes for Africa

Genetically modified crops in the developing world

by Jennifer A. Thomson

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Published by UCT Press in Lansdowne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transgenic plants -- Africa.,
  • Crops -- Genetic engineering -- Africa.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJennifer A. Thomson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB123.57 .T49 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 197 :
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17929756M
    ISBN 101919713573
    LC Control Number2002443323


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