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Volume 2015, Article ID 628280, 9 pages
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Research Article

Heavy Metal Residues in Soil and Accumulation in Maize at Long-Term Wastewater Irrigation Area in Tongliao, China

1School of Civil Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing 100044, China
2Sino-Japan Friendship Centre for Environmental Protection, Beijing 100029, China
3College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
4School of Environmental and Municipal Engineering, Lanzhou Jiaotong University, Lanzhou, Gansu 730070, China

Received 18 September 2014; Accepted 9 December 2014

Academic Editor: Jun Wu

Copyright © 2015 Yintao Lu 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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