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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2014, Article ID 470962, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/470962
Research Article

Effects of Nanoparticle Hydroxyapatite on Growth and Antioxidant System in Pakchoi (Brassica chinensis L.) from Cadmium-Contaminated Soil

Department of Chemistry, Hanshan Normal University, Chaozhou 521041, China

Received 12 December 2013; Revised 10 February 2014; Accepted 24 February 2014; Published 23 March 2014

Academic Editor: Arun Kumar

Copyright © 2014 Zhangwei Li and Jiaai Huang. 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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