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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2013, Article ID 827295, 9 pages
Research Article

Jatropha curcas L. Root Structure and Growth in Diverse Soils

1Colegio de Postgraduados, Campus Veracruz 421, 91690 Veracruz, VER, Mexico
2Centro de Investigaciones Tropicales, UV 91110 Xalapa, VER, Mexico
3Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
4INRA, UMR1202 BIOGECO, 33610 Cestas, France
5Université de Bordeaux, UMR1202 BIOGECO, 33610 Cestas, France

Received 4 April 2013; Accepted 2 May 2013

Academic Editors: J. Aherne, F. Bastida, and K. Wang

Copyright © 2013 Ofelia Andrea Valdés-Rodríguez 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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