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Role of bacterial biofertilizers in agriculture and forestry
Many rhizospheric bacterial strains possess plant growth-promoting mechanisms. These bacteria can be applied as biofertilizers in agriculture and forestry, enhancing crop yields. BacterialExpand
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MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry Is a Fast and Reliable Platform for Identification and Ecological Studies of Species from Family Rhizobiaceae
Family Rhizobiaceae includes fast growing bacteria currently arranged into three genera, Rhizobium, Ensifer and Shinella, that contain pathogenic, symbiotic and saprophytic species. TheExpand
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Chickpea rhizobia symbiosis genes are highly conserved across multiple Mesorhizobium species.
Chickpea has been considered as a restrictive host for nodulation by rhizobia. However, recent studies have reported that several Mesorhizobium species may effectively nodulate chickpea. With theExpand
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Use of Rhizobium leguminosarum as a potential biofertilizer for Lactuca sativa and Daucus carota crops
Microbial biofertilizers are becoming an effective tool for sustainable agriculture by means of the reduction of the use of chemical fertilizers. However, the knowledge of each specificExpand
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Rhizobium Promotes Non-Legumes Growth and Quality in Several Production Steps: Towards a Biofertilization of Edible Raw Vegetables Healthy for Humans
The biofertilization of crops with plant-growth-promoting microorganisms is currently considered as a healthy alternative to chemical fertilization. However, only microorganisms safe for humans canExpand
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Plants Probiotics as a Tool to Produce Highly Functional Fruits: The Case of Phyllobacterium and Vitamin C in Strawberries
The increasing interest in the preservation of the environment and the health of consumers is changing production methods and food consumption habits. Functional foods are increasingly demanded byExpand
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Biotechnological applications of bacterial cellulases
Cellulases have numerous applications in several industries, including biofuel production, food and feed industry, brewing, pulp and paper, textile, laundry, and agriculture.Cellulose-degradingExpand
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MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry as a tool for differentiation of Bradyrhizobium species: application to the identification of Lupinus nodulating strains.
Genus Bradyrhizobium includes slow growing bacteria able to nodulate different legumes as well as species isolated from plant tumours. The slow growth presented by the members of this genus and theExpand
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The high diversity of Lotus corniculatus endosymbionts in soils of northwest Spain
The diversity of rhizobia that establish symbiosis with Lotus corniculatus has scarcely been studied. Several species of Mesorhizobium are endosymbionts of this legume, including Mesorhizobium loti,Expand
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Effective Colonization of Spinach Root Surface by Rhizobium
Plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria are a group of bacteria able to promote plant growth and increase crop productivity. For a successful and effective bacteria–plant association, microorganismExpand
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