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Journal of Botany
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 570319, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/570319
Research Article

Evolution of Genome Size in Duckweeds (Lemnaceae)

1Rutgers, Department of Plant Biology and Pathology, The Waksman Institute of Microbiology, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
2Monsanto Company, 800 North Lindbergh Boulevard, Creve Coeur, MO 63167, USA

Received 4 February 2011; Revised 5 April 2011; Accepted 19 May 2011

Academic Editor: Johann Greilhuber

Copyright © 2011 Wenqin Wang 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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