Planetary bioresources and astroecology. 1. Plant and algal microcosm bioassays of martian and meteorite soils

Figure 1b Plant tissue cultures of Asparagus officinalis in Hawaii Lava Mars simulant extra  supplemented with 5 mM NH4NO3 and 3% sucrose:

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Michael N. Mautner, Soil, Plant and Ecological Sciences Division, Lincoln University, Lincoln, New Zealand, and Department of Chemistry, University of Canterbury, Christchurch 8002, New Zealand

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