Distribution of Pink-Pigmented Facultative Methylotrophs on Leaves of Vegetables

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MIZUNO, Masayuki; YURIMOTO, Hiroya; YOSHIDA, Naoko; IGUCHI, Hiroyuki; SAKAI, Yasuyoshi;
  • Publisher: Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agrochemistry
  • Journal: Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry,volume 76,issue 3,pages578-580 (issn: 0916-8451)
  • Subject: pink-pigmented facultative methylotroph (PPFM) | perilla | phyllosphere | Methylobacterium | methanol

The distribution of pink-pigmented facultative methylotrophs (PPFMs) on the leaves of various vegetables was studied. All kinds of vegetable leaves tested gave pink-pigmented colonies on agar plates containing methanol as sole carbon source. The numbers of PPFMs on the ... View more
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