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Bacterial community diversity and variation in spray water sources and the tomato fruit surface

Adriana Telias1*, James R White2, Donna M Pahl1, Andrea R Ottesen3 and Christopher S Walsh1

  • * Corresponding author: Adriana Telias atelias@umd.edu

  • † Equal contributors

Author Affiliations

1 Plant Science and Landscape Architecture Department, University of Maryland 2102 Plant Sciences Building, College Park, MD 21201, USA

2 Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine 801 West Baltimore St., Baltimore, MD 21201, USA

3 Division of Microbiology, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, US Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, MD 20740, USA

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BMC Microbiology 2011, 11:81  doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-81

Published: 21 April 2011

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Additional file 1:

Table S1: Bacterial classes abundance in tomato fruit surface and water samples. Average relative abundance of sequences assigned to that class (mean), standard error of the corresponding average (SE) and p-value for the comparison between environments.

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Additional file 2:

Table S2: Bacterial genera abundance in tomato fruit surface and water samples. Average relative abundance of sequences assigned to that genus (mean), standard error of the corresponding average (SE) and p-value for the comparison between environments.

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