Erratum to: assessment of bacterial diversity during composting of agricultural byproducts

  • Piyush Chandna1,

    Affiliated with

    • Lata Nain2,

      Affiliated with

      • Surender Singh2 and

        Affiliated with

        • Ramesh Chander Kuhad1Email author

          Affiliated with

          BMC Microbiology201414:33

          DOI: 10.1186/1471-2180-14-33

          Received: 9 December 2013

          Accepted: 3 February 2014

          Published: 11 February 2014

          The original article was published in BMC Microbiology 2013 13:99


          After the publication of this work [1], we found that Table 4 is a duplication of Table 2 in our related publication [2] and some of the text within the methods section is also duplicated. We have now obtained permission to reuse this material with kind permission from Springer Science + Business Media: Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology (2013) 97 (15) p 6991–7003. Piyush Chandna, Sarita Mallik and Ramesh Chander Kuhad. Table 2. ©Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012.

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          Authors’ Affiliations

          Lignocellulose Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, University of Delhi South Campus
          Division of Microbiology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute


          1. Chandna P, Nain L, Singh S, Kuhad RC: Assessment of bacterial diversity during composting of agricultural residues. BMC Microbiol 2013, 13:99. 10.1186/1471–2180 10.1186/1471-2180-13-99PubMed CentralPubMedView Article
          2. Chandna P, Mallik S, Kuhad RC: Assessment of bacterial diversity in agricultural by-product compost by sequencing of cultivated isolates and amplified rDNA restriction analysis. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 2013, 97:6991–7003. 10.1007/s00253-012-4434-0PubMedView Article


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