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Effect of Ozone Treatment on Inactivation of Escherichia coli and Listeria sp. on Spinach

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Wani, S., Maker, J., Thompson, J., Barnes, J., & Singleton, I. (2015)
Effect of Ozone Treatment on Inactivation of Escherichia coli and Listeria sp. on Spinach. Agriculture, 5(2), 155-169. https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture5020155
The efficacy of “gaseous” ozone in reducing numbers and re-growth of food-borne pathogens, (Escherichia coli and Listeria spp.), on leafy salads was investigated using spinach...

Effects of long-term contamination of DDT on soil microflora with special reference to soil algae and algal transformation of DDT

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Megharaj, M., Kantachote, D., Singleton, I., & Naidu, R. (2000)
Effects of long-term contamination of DDT on soil microflora with special reference to soil algae and algal transformation of DDT. Environmental Pollution, 109(1), 35-42. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0269-7491%2899%2900231-6
DDT (1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethane) and its principle metabolites, DDE (1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethylene) and DDD (1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophe...

Influence of Petroleum Hydrocarbon Contamination on Microalgae and Microbial Activities in a Long-Term Contaminated Soil

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Megharaj, M., Singleton, I., McClure, N. C., & Naidu, R. (2000)
Influence of Petroleum Hydrocarbon Contamination on Microalgae and Microbial Activities in a Long-Term Contaminated Soil. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 38(4), 439-445. https://doi.org/10.1007/s002449910058
Petroleum hydrocarbons are widespread environmental pollutants. Although biodegradation of petroleum hydrocarbons has been the subject of numerous investigations, information ...

Determination of NTA and EDTA and Speciation of Their Metal Complexes in Aqueous Solution by Capillary Electrophoresis

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Owens, G., Ferguson, V. K., McLaughlin, M. J., Singleton, I., Reid, R. J., & Smith, F. A. (2000)
Determination of NTA and EDTA and Speciation of Their Metal Complexes in Aqueous Solution by Capillary Electrophoresis. Environmental science & technology, 34(5), 885-891. https://doi.org/10.1021/es990309m
The interest in the use of chelates for enhancing metal uptake by plants during phytoremediation and their widespread use in plant nutrient research requires that an easy, rep...

Analysis of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria populations in acid forest soil during conditions of moisture limitation

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Hastings, R. C., Butler, C., Singleton, I., Saunders, J. R., & McCarthy, A. J. (2000)
Analysis of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria populations in acid forest soil during conditions of moisture limitation. Letters in applied microbiology, 30(1), 14-18. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1472-765x.2000.00630.x
Ammonia-oxidizer numbers decreased under conditions of moisture limitation in litter, fermentation and humus layers of forest soil in the field, but the extent of regrowth aft...

Persistence and effects of fenamiphos on native algal populations and enzymatic activities in soil

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Megharaj, M., Singleton, I., Kookana, R., & Naidu, R. (1999)
Persistence and effects of fenamiphos on native algal populations and enzymatic activities in soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 31(11), 1549-1553. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0038-0717%2899%2900078-4
Fenamiphos is a commonly and widely used nematicide and insecticide in agriculture but information on its effects on microorganisms in soil is scarce. The microbial role in th...

Spatial variation in populations of Pseudomonas corrugata 2140 and pseudomonads on take-all diseased and healthy root systems of wheat

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Barnett, S. J., Singleton, I., & Ryder, M. (1999)
Spatial variation in populations of Pseudomonas corrugata 2140 and pseudomonads on take-all diseased and healthy root systems of wheat. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 31(4), (633-636). doi:10.1016/s0038-0717(98)00160-6. ISSN 0038-0717
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Diversification of Pseudomonas corrugata 2140 produces new phenotypes altered in GC-FAME, BIOLOG, and in vitro inhibition profiles and taxonomic identification

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Barnett, S. J., Alami, Y., Singleton, I., & Ryder, M. H. (1999)
Diversification of Pseudomonas corrugata 2140 produces new phenotypes altered in GC-FAME, BIOLOG, and in vitro inhibition profiles and taxonomic identification. Canadian journal of microbiology, 45(4), 287-298. https://doi.org/10.1139/w99-006
Bacteria are known to rapidly produce new phenotypes, but it is unclear how phenotype "plasticity" relates to studies on the population ecology of bacteria in complex environm...

Sources and contamination routes of microbial pathogens to fresh produce during field cultivation: A review

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Alegbeleye, O. O., Singleton, I., & Sant’Ana, A. S. (2018)
Sources and contamination routes of microbial pathogens to fresh produce during field cultivation: A review. Food Microbiology, 73, 177-208. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fm.2018.01.003
Foodborne illness resulting from the consumption of contaminated fresh produce is a common phenomenon and has severe effects on human health together with severe economic and ...

Effect of Pentachlorophenol Pollution Towards Microalgae and Microbial Activities in Soil from a Former Timber Processing Facility

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Megharaj, M., Singleton, I., & McClure, N. C. (1998)
Effect of Pentachlorophenol Pollution Towards Microalgae and Microbial Activities in Soil from a Former Timber Processing Facility. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 61(1), (108-115). doi:10.1007/s001289900736. ISSN 0007-4861
No abstract available.