Photosynthesis Research

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John Rodney Quayle (1926–2006), a Brilliant Scientist Who was Also a Wise and Innovative Academic Administrator

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The University Professors ProgramBoston UniversityBostonUSA

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