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Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 834630, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/834630
Research Article

Responses of Seed Germination, Seedling Growth, and Seed Yield Traits to Seed Pretreatment in Maize (Zea mays L.)

1College of Animal Science and Technology, Jilin Agricultural University, Changchun, Jilin 130118, China
2Key Laboratory of Coastal Environmental Processes and Ecological Remediation, Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Yantai, Shandong 264003, China
3Northeast Institute of Geography and Agricultural Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun, Jilin 130102, China
4Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation (Alliance between NSW Department of Primary Industries and Charles Sturt University), Wagga Wagga Agricultural Institute, Pine Gully Road, Wagga Wagga, NSW 2650, Australia

Received 3 June 2014; Accepted 12 June 2014; Published 26 June 2014

Academic Editor: Hongbo Shao

Copyright © 2014 Yu Tian 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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