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

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BMC Microbiology201414:33

  • Received: 9 December 2013
  • Accepted: 3 February 2014
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The original article was published in Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 2012 97:4434


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, Benito Juarez Road, New Delhi, 110 021, India
Division of Microbiology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 110 012, India


  1. Chandna P, Nain L, Singh S, Kuhad RC: Assessment of bacterial diversity during composting of agricultural residues. BMC Microbiol. 2013, 13: 99-10.1186/1471-2180-13-99. 10.1186/1471-2180PubMed CentralView ArticlePubMedGoogle Scholar
  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/s00253-012-4434-0.View ArticlePubMedGoogle Scholar