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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2012, Article ID 973193, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/973193
Research Article

Use of Fertigation and Municipal Solid Waste Compost for Greenhouse Pepper Cultivation

1Department of Organic Greenhouse Crops and Floriculture, School of Agricultural Technology, Technological Educational Institute of Crete, 71004 Heraklion, Greece
2Department of Crop Science, School of Agricultural Technology, Technological Educational Institute of Crete, 71004 Heraklion, Greece

Received 31 October 2011; Accepted 5 January 2012

Academic Editor: Micaela Carvajal

Copyright © 2012 Nikos Tzortzakis 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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