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Journal of Botany
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 789879, 8 pages
The Effect of NaCl and CMA on the Growth and Morphology of Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Kinnikinnick)
Ecosystem Science and Management Program, University of Northern British Columbia, 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC, Canada V2N 4Z9
Received 26 July 2011; Revised 27 September 2011; Accepted 27 September 2011
Academic Editor: Sergi Munné-Bosch
Copyright © 2012 Jane P. Young 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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