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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 531364, 15 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/531364
Research Article

An RFID-Based Tracing and Tracking System for the Fresh Vegetables Supply Chain

Department of Innovation Engineering, University of Salento, 73100 Lecce, Italy

Received 3 April 2013; Revised 21 May 2013; Accepted 22 May 2013

Academic Editor: Iñigo Cuiñas

Copyright © 2013 Luca Mainetti 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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