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Advances in Agriculture
Volume 2014, Article ID 250874, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/250874
Research Article

Effect of Irrigation Regimes and Nitrogen Levels on the Growth and Yield of Wheat

1Institute of Environmental and Water Resource Management (IPASA), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), 81310 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia
2Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Received 25 February 2014; Accepted 18 June 2014; Published 1 July 2014

Academic Editor: Ayman Suleiman

Copyright © 2014 S. M. Shirazi 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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