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Designing the Crops for the Future: The CropBooster Program

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Designing the Crops for the Future : The CropBooster Program. / Harbinson, Jeremy ; Parry, Martin; Davies, Jessica; Rolland, Norbert; Loreto, Francesco; Wilhelm, Ralf; Metzlaff, Karin; Lankhorst, Rene Klein.

In: Biology, Vol. 10, No. 7, 690, 20.07.2021.

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Harbinson, J, Parry, M, Davies, J, Rolland, N, Loreto, F, Wilhelm, R, Metzlaff, K & Lankhorst, RK 2021, 'Designing the Crops for the Future: The CropBooster Program', Biology, vol. 10, no. 7, 690. https://doi.org/10.3390/biology10070690

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Harbinson, J., Parry, M., Davies, J., Rolland, N., Loreto, F., Wilhelm, R., Metzlaff, K., & Lankhorst, R. K. (2021). Designing the Crops for the Future: The CropBooster Program. Biology, 10(7), [690]. https://doi.org/10.3390/biology10070690

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Harbinson J, Parry M, Davies J, Rolland N, Loreto F, Wilhelm R et al. Designing the Crops for the Future: The CropBooster Program. Biology. 2021 Jul 20;10(7). 690. https://doi.org/10.3390/biology10070690

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Harbinson, Jeremy ; Parry, Martin ; Davies, Jessica ; Rolland, Norbert ; Loreto, Francesco ; Wilhelm, Ralf ; Metzlaff, Karin ; Lankhorst, Rene Klein. / Designing the Crops for the Future : The CropBooster Program. In: Biology. 2021 ; Vol. 10, No. 7.

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