Utilising genetic diversity to feed the world

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Utilising genetic diversity to feed the world. / Maxted, Nigel; Lauvie, Anne.

Food Production and Nature Conservation: Conflicts and Solutions. Taylor & Francis, 2016. p. 173-203.

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Maxted, N & Lauvie, A 2016, Utilising genetic diversity to feed the world. in Food Production and Nature Conservation: Conflicts and Solutions. Taylor & Francis, pp. 173-203. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315717289

APA

Maxted, N., & Lauvie, A. (2016). Utilising genetic diversity to feed the world. In Food Production and Nature Conservation: Conflicts and Solutions (pp. 173-203). Taylor & Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315717289

Vancouver

Maxted N, Lauvie A. Utilising genetic diversity to feed the world. In Food Production and Nature Conservation: Conflicts and Solutions. Taylor & Francis. 2016. p. 173-203 https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315717289

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Maxted, Nigel ; Lauvie, Anne. / Utilising genetic diversity to feed the world. Food Production and Nature Conservation: Conflicts and Solutions. Taylor & Francis, 2016. pp. 173-203

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