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Sulfur in the environment

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Published by Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sulphur -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Plants, Effect of sulphur on.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[principal contributors, Nancy J. Andrews ... et al.].
    ContributionsAndrews, N. J., Missouri Botanical Garden.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH545.S9 S9
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 189 p. :
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4939227M
    LC Control Number76366501


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