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International Journal of Carbohydrate Chemistry
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 104565, 5 pages
Application of Bioactive Coatings Based on Chitosan for Soybean Seed Protection
School of Resource & Environmental Engineering and Key Laboratory of Hubei Province for Mineral Resources Processing and Environment, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan 430070, China
Received 6 December 2011; Revised 7 March 2012; Accepted 18 March 2012
Academic Editor: José A. Lopes da Silva
Copyright © 2012 Defang Zeng 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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