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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2014, Article ID 656287, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/656287
Research Article

Controlled Release of Agrochemicals Intercalated into Montmorillonite Interlayer Space

Department of Chemistry, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology, P.O. Box 62 000, Nairobi 00200, Kenya

Received 30 August 2013; Accepted 26 December 2013; Published 17 February 2014

Academic Editors: K. Boltes, B. I. Kharisov, and G. Lofrano

Copyright © 2014 Harrison Wanyika. 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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