American Potato Journal

, Volume 60, Issue 7, pp 566–568 | Cite as

Presence of pectolytic bacteria on “explorer” potato seed

  • P. D. Colyer
  • M. S. Mount
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AMERICAN Potato Journal Surface Sterilization True Potato Seed Pathogenicity Study Chlorine Bleach 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. D. Colyer
  • M. S. Mount
    • 1
  1. 1.University of MassachusettsAmherst

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