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Culturable Bacteria Associated with the Guts of Pea Aphid, <I>Acyrthosiphon pisum</I> (Homoptera:Aphididae)

Author(s): Mazen A. Ateyyat

Journal: Journal of Entomology
ISSN 1812-5670

Volume: 5;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 167;
Date: 2008;
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Keywords: Digestive system | bacterial community | gas chromatography | fatty acid profiling | API kit

Stenotrophomonas maltophilia was found in 31.9% of the samples, was the genus most frequently isolated from the aphid`s gut, followed by Bacillus licheniformis. Comamonas acidovorans, Pseudomonas putida, Pseudomonas sp., Micrococcus luteus and Micrococcus varians were absent in the 1st and 2nd nymphal instars.]]>
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