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Chapter 14. Tikhonovich I.A., Provorov N.A. Beneficial plant-microbe interactions (2007) In book: Comprehensive and Molecular Phytopathology. Editors Yu. T. Dyakov, V.G.Dzhavakhiya (Russia) and T. Korpela (Finland) Elsevier, 57 p.
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