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Sustainability of horticultural systems in the 21st Century

Sustainability of horticultural systems in the 21st Century

a proceedings of the XXVI International Horticultural Congress : Toronto, Canada, 11-17 August, 2002

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Published by International Society for Horticultural Science in Leuven, Belgium .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horticulture -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementconveners L. Bertschinger, J.D. Anderson ; organizing societies, Canadian Society for Horticultural Science, International Society for Horticultural Science ; other participating societies, the American Society for Horticultural Science, the Potato Plant Council, the People Plant Council and the Canadian Horticultural Therapy Association.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesActa horticulturae -- 638., Acta horticulturae -- no. 638.
    ContributionsBertschinger, Lukas., Anderson, J. D., Canadian Society for Horticultural Science., International Society for Horticultural Science., International Horticultural Congress (26th : 2002 : Toronto, Ont.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination512 p. :
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16117157M
    ISBN 109066057076

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