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Applied and Environmental Soil Science
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 201462, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/201462
Review Article

Land Application of Biosolids in the USA: A Review

Indian River Research and Education Center, University of Florida, 2199 S Rock Road, Fort Pierce, FL 34945, USA

Received 2 February 2012; Revised 29 May 2012; Accepted 12 June 2012

Academic Editor: Silvana I. Torri

Copyright © 2012 Qin 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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