Antibiotic resistance of soil bacteria
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- Harris, P.J. & Woodbine, M. Plant Soil (1967) 27: 167. doi:10.1007/BF01373387
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A total of 560 bacterial isolates from four rhizosphere and eight non-rhizosphere soils were examined for resistance to 7 antibiotics. There were marked differences between the overall levels of antibiotic resistance found in the different soils. The rhizosphere populations were not consistently more antibiotic resistant than their corresponding non-rhizosphere soils.