TITLE

Boosting yield brings added complexity for seed buying

AUTHOR(S)
Vogt, Willie
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Farmer;Mar2011, Vol. 129 Issue 3, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the Farming 2020 project, which focuses on the use of technological innovations in agriculture.
ACCESSION #
60256469

 

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