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International Journal of Agronomy
Volume 2012, Article ID 204629, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/204629
Research Article

Impact of Poultry Litter Cake, Cleanout, and Bedding following Chemical Amendments on Soil C and N Mineralization

1National Soil Dynamics Laboratory, USDA-ARS, 411 S. Donahue Drive, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
2Depatement of Math, Science, and Technology, University of Minnesota-Crookston, 2900 University Avenue, Crookston, MN 56716, USA

Received 7 January 2012; Accepted 2 April 2012

Academic Editor: Mark Reiter

Copyright © 2012 Dexter B. Watts 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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