Plant Growth Promoting Microbe

by Anwar, Md. Shahbaz
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PGPR is beneficial bacteria that colonize plant roots and enhance plant growth. The use of PGPR is steadily increased to replace chemical fertilizers. In this research work Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain JS 11, a gram negative rod shape bacteria was successfully isolated from the rhizospheric soil, U.P, Aligarh. Furthermore, the PGPR activity like phosphate solubilisation, IAA, HCN and Siderophore production were performed along with more biochemical and molecular characterization, the results of enhanced production of IAA (19.64µgml-1), (24.12µgml-1) and phosphate solubilisation (53.85µgml-1) upon 5days of growth was noticed. A remarkable change in colour from yellow to brown against the control in King's-B medium amended with 4.4g glycine suggests the positive result for HCN production. The production of siderophore was confirmed by positive absorption spectral analysis, ferric chloride test and CAS assay. Finally, biocontrol potential against the phytopathogenic fungi Fusarium oxysporum was confirmed, which based on the zone of inhibition bioassay and dual culture method. Therefore the present study suggests that Pseudomonas aeruginosa is beneficial for plant growth promotion.


Anwar, Md. Shahbaz

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Biography Artist:
The author was born on 1th January 1981 at J. B. Gaisal, district Uttar Dinajpurr (West Bengal). He passed class 10th from Isalampur High School, Islampur, West Bengal, in 1996, I.Sc. from Patna Muslim Inter College, Patna, Bihar, in 1999, B.Sc and M.Sc. degree with ZBC and Microbiology from A. M. U. Aligarh, U.P in 2003 and 2006, respectively.
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LAP Lambert Academic Publishing

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Paperback book
Release date:
September 27, 2012
Package Dimensions:
0.22 x 0.15 x 0.005 m; 0.159 kg
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