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BioMed Research International
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 5973760, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/5973760
Research Article

Plant Growth Biostimulants Based on Different Methods of Seaweed Extraction with Water

Department of Advanced Material Technologies, Faculty of Chemistry, Wrocław University of Technology, Smoluchowskiego 25, 50-372 Wrocław, Poland

Received 8 March 2016; Accepted 11 May 2016

Academic Editor: Zaira B. Hoffmam

Copyright © 2016 Katarzyna Godlewska 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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