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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 968692, 9 pages
Optimization of the Alkaline Pretreatment of Rice Straw for Enhanced Methane Yield
1College of Forestry, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, Shaanxi Province 712100, China
2Research Center for Recycling Agricultural Engineering Technology of Shaanxi Province, Yangling, Shaanxi Province 712100, China
3College of Agronomy, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, Shaanxi Province 712100, China
Received 14 September 2012; Accepted 16 November 2012
Academic Editor: Shi-You Ding
Copyright © 2013 Zilin Song 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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