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Journal of Mycology
Volume 2013, Article ID 262130, 7 pages
Research Article

Integration between Compost, Trichoderma harzianum and Essential Oils for Controlling Peanut Crown Rot under Field Conditions

Plant Pathology Department, National Research Centre, El-Behoos Street, Dokki, Giza 12662, Egypt

Received 20 April 2013; Revised 4 July 2013; Accepted 22 July 2013

Academic Editor: Maria João Sousa

Copyright © 2013 Mokhtar M. Abdel-Kader 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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