Persistence of Escherichia coli on injured vegetable plants
Dean Harapas, Robert Premier, Bruce Tomkins, Peter Franz, Said Ajlouni
International Journal of Food Microbiology | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2010
This research was supported by funding from the Victorian Department of Primary Industries, Victorian Department of Human Services, and Horticulture Australia Limited, VegFed (The New Zealand Vegetable and Potato Growers Federation), the Australian vegetable growers through the AUSVEG levy, CL & AK Warlan, Lightowler Fowl Manure Pty Ltd, and TD & EC Ou Id Pty Ltd. The authors wish to thank Graham Hepworth for his assistance in the experimental design and statistical analysis; Helen Harapas for her proof reading of the manuscript; and Janyce Truett, Pam Rogers, Siegfried Engleitner Philip Ball, Alan Noon, Trevor Davy, John Howard, Norman Morrison, and Adam Shaw for their help with plant production.