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A Medium for Investigating the Breakdown of Pectin by Bacteria

Nature volume 158, page 625 (02 November 1946) | Download Citation

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DURING the course of an investigation on the bacteria associated with the rotting of potatoes in storage, carried out on behalf of the Agricultural Research Council, a large number of isolates was tested for ability to break down pectin.

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  1. Botany School, Cambridge. Oct. 1.

    • D. RUDD JONES

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