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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 134872, 11 pages
Treatment of Slaughter House Wastewater in a Sequencing Batch Reactor: Performance Evaluation and Biodegradation Kinetics
Environmental Engineering Division, Civil Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 32, India
Received 27 April 2013; Revised 9 July 2013; Accepted 9 July 2013
Academic Editor: Eldon R. Rene
Copyright © 2013 Pradyut Kundu 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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