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ISRN Renewable Energy
Volume 2012, Article ID 136959, 7 pages
Research Article

Empirical Study on Factors Affecting Biogas Production

College of Engineering, Science, and Technology, Fiji National University, Suva, Fiji

Received 10 April 2012; Accepted 19 June 2012

Academic Editors: R. S. Adhikari and S. S. Kalligeros

Copyright © 2012 Ravita D. Prasad. 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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