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Genetic engineering and sustainable production of ornamentals: current status and future directions

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Genetic engineering and sustainable production of ornamentals : current status and future directions. / Lütken, Henrik Vlk; Clarke, Jihong Liu; Müller, Renate.

I: Plant Cell Reports, Bind 31, Nr. 7, 2012, s. 1141-1157.

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Lütken, HV, Clarke, JL & Müller, R 2012, 'Genetic engineering and sustainable production of ornamentals: current status and future directions', Plant Cell Reports, bind 31, nr. 7, s. 1141-1157. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00299-012-1265-5

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Lütken, H. V., Clarke, J. L., & Müller, R. (2012). Genetic engineering and sustainable production of ornamentals: current status and future directions. Plant Cell Reports, 31(7), 1141-1157. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00299-012-1265-5

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Lütken HV, Clarke JL, Müller R. Genetic engineering and sustainable production of ornamentals: current status and future directions. Plant Cell Reports. 2012;31(7):1141-1157. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00299-012-1265-5

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Lütken, Henrik Vlk ; Clarke, Jihong Liu ; Müller, Renate. / Genetic engineering and sustainable production of ornamentals : current status and future directions. I: Plant Cell Reports. 2012 ; Bind 31, Nr. 7. s. 1141-1157.

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