Isolation and Identification of Bacteria from the Rhizoplane of Rice

International Journal of Nanotechnology and Allied Sciences

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Title Isolation and Identification of Bacteria from the Rhizoplane of Rice
 
Creator Rasool, Saadit
Arshad, Rubina
Iqbal, Faiza
Iqbal, Iqra
 
Subject Bacterial diversity, rhizoplane, rice, tolerance to stress, net house.
 
Description This study was conducted to characterize bacterial diversity in the rhizoplane of rice. Soil samples were collected in sterile Petri plates from the rhizoplane of different rice varieties grown in the Net house. Samples were analyzed for their bacterial content following colony morphology, microscopic and biochemical characters. Bacterial density recorded was in the range of 3.51 x 104 - 2.63 x 106 organisms per gram of soil. The isolated microbes were represented by a mixed population of five species (Bacillus sp., Staphylococcus sp., Streptococcus sp., Pseudomonas sp., and Escherichia coli). This study revealed that the bacterial population in the rhizoplane of rice varies significantly which may have an impact on the plant roots for their tolerance to stress.
 
Publisher PSM
 
Date 2019-09-30
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://journals.psmpublishers.org/index.php/ijnas/article/view/358
 
Source International Journal of Nanotechnology and Allied Sciences; Vol. 3 No. 2 (2019); 45-49
2523-9252
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://journals.psmpublishers.org/index.php/ijnas/article/view/358/271
 
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