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Volume 2013, Article ID 851901, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/851901
Research Article

Application of the Denitrification-Decomposition Model to Predict Carbon Dioxide Emissions under Alternative Straw Retention Methods

1College of Resources and Environmental Sciences, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210095, China
2Melbourne School of Land and Environment, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia

Received 27 September 2013; Accepted 19 November 2013

Academic Editors: S. Ersahin and N. Tomasi

Copyright © 2013 Can Chen 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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