A talk during dinner can be life-saving for bacteria

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A talk during dinner can be life-saving for bacteria. / Moons, Pieter; Wevers, Eva; Van Houdt, Rob; Aertsen, Abram; Michiels, Chris W.; Leys, Natalie (Peer reviewer).

Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Science. Ghent, Belgium, 2007. p. 47-50 (Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Science; No. 72(1)).

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Moons, P, Wevers, E, Van Houdt, R, Aertsen, A, Michiels, CW & Leys, N 2007, A talk during dinner can be life-saving for bacteria. in Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Science. Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Science, no. 72(1), Ghent, Belgium, pp. 47-50, 2007 - PhD Symposium on Applied Biological Sciences, Leuven, Belgium, 2007-10-17.

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Moons, P., Wevers, E., Van Houdt, R., Aertsen, A., Michiels, C. W., & Leys, N. (2007). A talk during dinner can be life-saving for bacteria. In Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Science (pp. 47-50). (Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Science; No. 72(1))..

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Moons P, Wevers E, Van Houdt R, Aertsen A, Michiels CW, Leys N. A talk during dinner can be life-saving for bacteria. In Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Science. Ghent, Belgium. 2007. p. 47-50. (Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Science; 72(1)).

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Moons, Pieter ; Wevers, Eva ; Van Houdt, Rob ; Aertsen, Abram ; Michiels, Chris W. ; Leys, Natalie. / A talk during dinner can be life-saving for bacteria. Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Science. Ghent, Belgium, 2007. pp. 47-50 (Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Science; 72(1)).

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