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There could be several reasons for this. First, the correct conditions (especially media) may not have been tested yet. Second, the accessory bacteria may be among the >90% of all bacteria that apparently are not amenable to current culture methodologies. Finally, these bacteria, like Buchnera, may have an absolute requirement for conditions or resources provided by aphids. To date, virtually all research on the relationship between aphids and their accessory bacteria has been conducted from the perspective of the aphid (see below), and as a consequence we are ignorant of the importance of aphids as a habitat for these taxa.
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