Extending Miscanthus cultivation with novel germplasm at six contrasting sites

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Extending Miscanthus cultivation with novel germplasm at six contrasting sites. / Kalinina, Olena; Nunn, Christopher; Sanderson, Ruth; Hastings, Astley F.; van der Weijde, Tim; Özgüven, Mensure; Tarakanov, Ivan; Schüle, Heinrich; Trindade, Luisa M.; Dolstra, Oene; Schwarz, Kai-Uwe; Iqbal, Yasir; Kiesel, Andreas; Mos, Michal; Lewandowski, Iris; Clifton-Brown, John.

In: Frontiers in Plant Science, Vol. 8, No. N/A, 563, 19.04.2017.

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Kalinina, O, Nunn, C, Sanderson, R, Hastings, AF, van der Weijde, T, Özgüven, M, Tarakanov, I, Schüle, H, Trindade, LM, Dolstra, O, Schwarz, K-U, Iqbal, Y, Kiesel, A, Mos, M, Lewandowski, I & Clifton-Brown, J 2017, 'Extending Miscanthus cultivation with novel germplasm at six contrasting sites', Frontiers in Plant Science, vol. 8, no. N/A, 563. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2017.00563

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Kalinina, O., Nunn, C., Sanderson, R., Hastings, A. F., van der Weijde, T., Özgüven, M., Tarakanov, I., Schüle, H., Trindade, L. M., Dolstra, O., Schwarz, K-U., Iqbal, Y., Kiesel, A., Mos, M., Lewandowski, I., & Clifton-Brown, J. (2017). Extending Miscanthus cultivation with novel germplasm at six contrasting sites. Frontiers in Plant Science, 8(N/A), [563]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2017.00563

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Kalinina O, Nunn C, Sanderson R, Hastings AF, van der Weijde T, Özgüven M et al. Extending Miscanthus cultivation with novel germplasm at six contrasting sites. Frontiers in Plant Science. 2017 Apr 19;8(N/A). 563. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2017.00563

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Kalinina, Olena ; Nunn, Christopher ; Sanderson, Ruth ; Hastings, Astley F. ; van der Weijde, Tim ; Özgüven, Mensure ; Tarakanov, Ivan ; Schüle, Heinrich ; Trindade, Luisa M. ; Dolstra, Oene ; Schwarz, Kai-Uwe ; Iqbal, Yasir ; Kiesel, Andreas ; Mos, Michal ; Lewandowski, Iris ; Clifton-Brown, John. / Extending Miscanthus cultivation with novel germplasm at six contrasting sites. In: Frontiers in Plant Science. 2017 ; Vol. 8, No. N/A.

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AU - Tarakanov, Ivan

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AU - Schwarz, Kai-Uwe

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