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Applied and Environmental Soil Science
Volume 2015, Article ID 673264, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/673264
Research Article

Soil Microbial Community Structure and Target Organisms under Different Fumigation Treatments

1USDA-ARS, 9611 S. Riverbend Avenue, Parlier, CA 93648, USA
2University of California, Davis, 1636 East Alisal Street, Salinas, CA 93905, USA
3Crops and Agro-Environmental Science Department, University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez, Box 9000, Mayagüez, PR 00681, USA

Received 12 February 2015; Accepted 13 March 2015

Academic Editor: Rafael Clemente

Copyright © 2015 Sadikshya R. Dangi 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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