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International Journal of Agronomy
Volume 2009 (2009), Article ID 484571, 8 pages
Research Article

Sugar Variation in Soybean Seed Assessed with a Rapid Extraction and Quantification Method

1Department of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
2Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Unit 100-101 Route 100, Morden, MB, Canada R6M 1Y5
3Institute of Genomic Diversity, Cornell University, 175 Biotechnology Building, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
4Department of Food Science, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72704, USA

Received 23 April 2008; Accepted 16 June 2008

Academic Editor: Rodomiro Ortiz

Copyright © 2009 A. Hou 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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