Indian Journal of Microbiology

, Volume 59, Issue 2, pp 260–260 | Cite as

Retraction Note to: Ecological Significance of Microdiversity: Coexistence Among Casing Soil Bacterial Strains Through Allocation of Nutritional Resource

  • Devendra Kumar ChoudharyEmail author
  • Bhavdish N. Johri
Retraction Note

Retraction Note to: Indian J Microbiol (Jan–Mar 2011) 51(1):8–13

The Editor-in-Chief has retracted this article [1] because of significant overlap with a previously published article by Jaspers and Overmann [2]. All authors agree to this retraction.



  1. 1.
    Choudhary DK, Johri BN (2011) Ecological significance of microdiversity: coexistence among casing soil bacterial strains through allocation of nutritional resource. Indian J Microbiol 51:8. CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Jaspers E, Overmann J (2004) Ecological significance of microdiversity: identical 16S rRNA gene sequences can be found in bacteria with highly divergent genomes and ecophysiologies. Appl Environ Microbiol 70:4831–4839. CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Science, Faculty of Arts, Science & Commerce (FASC)Mody Institute of Technology & Science (MITS)Lakshmangarh, SikarIndia
  2. 2.Department of Biotechnology & Bioinformatics CentreBarkatullah UniversityBhopalIndia

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