Masaki Saba

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BACKGROUND The crown-of-thorns starfish, Acanthaster planci (L.), has been blamed for coral mortality in a large number of coral reef systems situated in the Indo-Pacific region. Because of its high fecundity and the long duration of the pelagic larval stage, the mechanism of outbreaks may be related to its meta-population dynamics, which should be examined(More)
Germination-arrest factor (GAF): 2. Physical and chemical properties of a novel, naturally-occurring herbicide produced by Pseudomonas fluorescens strain WH6. Biological Control 50: 103-110. that the herbicidal activity of GAF is associated with a ninhydrin-reactive compound and counteracted by selected amino acids. a C2-C9 alkane-oxidizing bacterium(More)
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