Role of air and Light in Sclerotial Development and Basidiospore Formation in Sclerotium Rolfsii

Journal title

Journal of Plant Protection Research




No 2

Publication authors

Divisions of PAS

Nauki Biologiczne i Rolnicze


Committee of Plant Protection PAS ; Institute of Plant Protection – National Research Institute ; Polish Society of Plant Protection




eISSN 1899–007X ; ISSN 1427–4345


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