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Research article
23 Jan 2013
Research article |  | 23 Jan 2013

Ammonia emissions from cattle urine and dung excreted on pasture

J. Laubach, A. Taghizadeh-Toosi, S. J. Gibbs, R. R. Sherlock, F. M. Kelliher, and S. P. P. Grover

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