Articles | Volume 8, issue 11
Biogeosciences, 8, 3159–3168, 2011

Special issue: Nitrogen and global change

Biogeosciences, 8, 3159–3168, 2011

Research article 07 Nov 2011

Research article | 07 Nov 2011

Life-cycle evaluation of nitrogen-use in rice-farming systems: implications for economically-optimal nitrogen rates

Y. Xia and X. Yan

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