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BASU, R.N. & DHAR, N., (1979).       Seed treatment for maintaining vigour, viability and productivity of sugar beet (Beta vulgaris).      Seed Science & Technology. 7, 225-233.

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HIBBERT, D. & WOODWARK, W., (1969).     Germination testing of sugar beet seed on different types of paper substrate.  J. Int. Inst. Sugar Beet Res. 4, No 3, 169-179.

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LAST, P.J. & DRAYCOTT, A.P., (1979).     The influence of time of fertiliser application on yield and quality of sugar beet.  Experimental Husbandry, 15, 95-108.

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