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Beneficial effects induced by composted biosolids in horticultural crops

Clapp, C E, Larson, W E, Dowdy, R H SSSA Miscellaneous Publication; Sewage sludge: Land utilization and the environment 95-100

Beneficial effects induced by composted biosolids in horticultural crops

Accession: 002763801

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