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Volume 2014, Article ID 793752, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/793752
Research Article

Mitigating Nitrous Oxide Emissions from Tea Field Soil Using Bioaugmentation with a Trichoderma viride Biofertilizer

1Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100085, China
2Institute of Subtropical Agriculture, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changsha 410125, China

Received 25 November 2013; Accepted 5 February 2014; Published 6 April 2014

Academic Editors: H. M. Baker, C. Cameselle, G. El-Chaghaby, and C. Waterlot

Copyright © 2014 Shengjun Xu 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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