The PLOS ONE Editors retract this article  because it was identified as one of a series of submissions for which we have concerns about authorship, competing interests, and peer review. We regret that the issues were not addressed prior to the article’s publication.
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Citation: The PLOS ONE Editors (2022) Retraction: Enumeration of citrus endophytic bacterial communities based on illumine metagenomics technique. PLoS ONE 17(8): e0272191. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0272191
Published: August 3, 2022
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