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    establish the presence/find the presence

    1.The aim of this work was to establish the presence of harmful plant- parasitic nematodes.
    2.The aim of this work was to find the presence of harmful plant- parasitic nematodes.
    Please tell me, which sentence is correct? Thank you!

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    Re: establish the presence/find the presence

    1.The aim of this work was to establish the presence of harmful plant- parasitic nematodes.
    This sentence is better.

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