alexa Isolation And Characterization Of Rhizospheric Streptomyces With Plant Growth Promoting Potential | 4659
ISSN: 2155-952X

Journal of Biotechnology & Biomaterials
Open Access

Like us on:

OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations
700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Isolation and characterization of rhizospheric Streptomyces with plant growth promoting potential

3rd World Congress on Biotechnology

Mobolaji Felicia Adegboye and Olubukola Oluranti Babalola

Posters: Agrotechnol

DOI: 10.4172/2155-952X.S1.020

Abstract
Plant growth promoting agents can promote growth and increase productivity of plants by exerting beneficial effects through various mechanisms. Streptomyces have been poorly explored specifically for their potential as plant growth promoting rhizobacteria. In this study, a total of 62 Streptomyces isolates were obtained from rhizospheric soils and identified based on their morphology, biochemical tests and 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis. The highest number of Streptomyces was isolated from Zea mays rhizosphere soil. Plant growth promoting characteristics were elucidated, 14 strains exhibited all the plant growth promoting attributes of phosphate solubilization, ammonia production, 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate (ACC) deaminase activity, indole-3- acetic (IAA) production and siderophore production. 12 isolates were able to produce siderophores, ACC deaminase and ammonia. Only 7 isolates were able to produce siderophores and solubilize phosphates at the same time. The result indicated that Streptomyces have potential in agricultural application as biofertilizer and this will be of tremendous value as chemical fertilizers are becoming expensive with adverse effect on the environment.
Biography
Mobolaji Felicia Adegboye has completed her MSc at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife Nigeria. She is a PhD student at North-West University, South Africa. Her research entails the Phylogenetics of Actinomycetes under the mentorship of Dr Babalola OO. Mobolaji has published couples of articles in peer review journals.
Relevant Topics
Top