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Competing Interests

Guenevere Perry is the owner of G & A Innovative Solutions, she is the owner of the copyrights for the (Perry, 2011), but assigned the IP associated to the manuscript to After Hours Computer Services (A.H.C.S.). Guenevere Perry is not an employee of A.H.C.S.

Author Contributions

Guenevere Perry conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Patent Disclosures

The following patent dependencies were disclosed by the authors:

Perry, G. US 9,456,609 B2. Hydrocarbons and Heavy Metals Induce Bacteria to Modify Plant Develop- ment in Climacteric Fruit and Plants. Filed July 2014. Issued October 2016

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

The majority of the raw data is included in the manuscript in the results section of the paper.


The author received no funding for this work.

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