Was Reduced Pollen Viability in Viola tricolor L. the Result of Heavy Metal Pollution or Rather the Tests Applied?

Journal title

Acta Biologica Cracoviensia s. Botanica




vol. 52


No 1


Divisions of PAS

Nauki Biologiczne i Rolnicze


Biological Commission of the Polish Academy of Sciences – Cracow Branch




eISSN 1898-0295 ; ISSN 0001-5296


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