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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 940896, 9 pages
Towards the Improvement of Fruit-Quality Parameters in Citrus under Deficit Irrigation Strategies
IFAPA Centro Las Torres-Tomejil, Carretera Sevilla-Cazalla Km 12'2, Alcalá del Río, 41200 Sevilla, Spain
Received 8 April 2012; Accepted 18 June 2012
Academic Editors: J. B. Alvarez, L. Marton, and Z. Yanqun
Copyright © 2012 A. Aguado 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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