Effect of seed bacterial endophytes on stem rot and growth promotion in groundnut


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Effect of seed bacterial endophytes on stem rot and growth promotion in groundnut

Authors

  • T ARCHANA Department of Plant Pathology, 2Department of Biotechnology, Tamil Nadu Agril. University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
  • L RAJENDRAN Department of Plant Pathology, 2Department of Biotechnology, Tamil Nadu Agril. University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
  • S K MANORANJITHAM Department of Plant Pathology, 2Department of Biotechnology, Tamil Nadu Agril. University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
  • V P SANTHANA KRISHNAN Department of Plant Pathology, 2Department of Biotechnology, Tamil Nadu Agril. University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
  • G KARTHIKEYAN Department of Plant Pathology, 2Department of Biotechnology, Tamil Nadu Agril. University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

https://doi.org/10.56739/jor.v37iSpecialissue.141221

Keywords:

Endophyte, Groundnut, Growth promotion, Stem rot

Abstract

Seven bacterial endophytes from peanut seeds were isolated and tested against Sclerotium rolfsii of groundnut
under in vitro. The endophyte isolate EGN1 showed 47.3% inhibition of the pathogen and biochemical tests were
positive for siderophore, protease and phosphate solubilization.

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Sarikhani M R, Khoshru B and Greiner R 2019. Isolation and identification of temperature tolerant phosphate solubilising bacteria as a potential microbial fertilizer. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 35: 126. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11274-019-2702-1

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Submitted

2023-08-21

Published

2020-03-12

How to Cite

T ARCHANA, L RAJENDRAN, S K MANORANJITHAM, V P SANTHANA KRISHNAN, & G KARTHIKEYAN. (2020). Effect of seed bacterial endophytes on stem rot and growth promotion in groundnut: Effect of seed bacterial endophytes on stem rot and growth promotion in groundnut. Journal of Oilseeds Research, 37(Specialissue). https://doi.org/10.56739/jor.v37iSpecialissue.141221