Micropropagation of Ocimum kilimandscharicum Guerke (Labiatae)

Journal title

Acta Biologica Cracoviensia s. Botanica




vol. 52


No 2


Divisions of PAS

Nauki Biologiczne i Rolnicze


Biological Commission of the Polish Academy of Sciences – Cracow Branch




DOI: 10.2478/v10182-010-0023-7 ; ISSN 0001-5296 ; eISSN 1898-0295


Acta Biologica Cracoviensia s. Botanica; 2010; vol. 52; No 2


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