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Competing Interests

Guenevere Perry is an employee of G&A Innovative Solutions, LLC.

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. Pending Application Number: 14334392. Hydrocarbons and Heavy Metals Induce Bacteria to Modify Plant Development in Climacteric Fruit and Plants. Applied July 2014. Pending Patent.


There was no outside funding source for this research project. All funding for this project was supplied by the author.

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