Articles | Volume 9, issue 11
Research article
14 Nov 2012
Research article |  | 14 Nov 2012

A cost-efficient method to assess carbon stocks in tropical peat soil

M. W. Warren, J. B. Kauffman, D. Murdiyarso, G. Anshari, K. Hergoualc'h, S. Kurnianto, J. Purbopuspito, E. Gusmayanti, M. Afifudin, J. Rahajoe, L. Alhamd, S. Limin, and A. Iswandi

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