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International Journal of Ecology
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 835636, 6 pages
Ecological Importance of Insects in Selenium Biogenic Cycling
1Agrochemical Research Center, All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Vegetable Breeding and Seeds Production, Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Moscow 143080, Russia
2Department of Natural Sciences and Geography, Pridnestrovian State University, 3300 Tiraspol, Moldova
Received 23 July 2013; Accepted 30 December 2013; Published 6 February 2014
Academic Editor: Jean-Guy Godin
Copyright © 2014 Nadezhda Golubkina 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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