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Effects of paraquat on the oxygen free radical biology of soybean root nodules

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Dalton, D.A. Effects of paraquat on the oxygen free radical biology of soybean root nodules. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 48, 721–726 (1992). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00195993

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  • Oxygen
  • Nodule
  • Waste Water
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution