Bacteriological quality of organically grown leaf lettuce in Norway
Version of Record online: 9 JUN 2005
Letters in Applied Microbiology
Volume 41, Issue 2, pages 186–189, August 2005
How to Cite
Loncarevic, S., Johannessen, G.S. and Rørvik, L.M. (2005), Bacteriological quality of organically grown leaf lettuce in Norway. Letters in Applied Microbiology, 41: 186–189. doi: 10.1111/j.1472-765X.2005.01730.x
- Issue online: 23 JUN 2005
- Version of Record online: 9 JUN 2005
- 2004/0926: received 12 August 2004, revised and accepted 22 February 2005
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