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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 167804, 5 pages
Germination of Primed Seed under NaCl Stress in Wheat
1School of Biomedical and Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, Plymouth University, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
2Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq
Received 5 October 2012; Accepted 7 November 2012
Academic Editors: F. A. Culianez-Macia and A. W. Woodward
Copyright © 2012 Michael P. Fuller et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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