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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 291285, 13 pages
Effect of Tillage, Irrigation, and Nutrient Levels on Growth and Yield of Sweet Potato in Rice Fallow
1Regional Centre of Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, Bhubaneswar 751019, India
2Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, Thiruvananthapuram 695017, India
Received 15 August 2011; Accepted 20 September 2011
Academic Editor: L. Mateos
Copyright © 2012 M. Nedunchezhiyan 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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