Acetogenic and sulfate-reducing bacteria inhabiting the rhizoplane and deep cortex cells of the sea grass Halodule wrightii.

@article{Ksel1999AcetogenicAS,
  title={Acetogenic and sulfate-reducing bacteria inhabiting the rhizoplane and deep cortex cells of the sea grass Halodule wrightii.},
  author={Kirsten K{\"u}sel and Holly C. Pinkart and H lines Elber t Turner Rowe S. Drake and Richard Devereux},
  journal={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={65 11},
  pages={5117-23}
}
Recent declines in sea grass distribution underscore the importance of understanding microbial community structure-function relationships in sea grass rhizospheres that might affect the viability of these plants. Phospholipid fatty acid analyses showed that sulfate-reducing bacteria and clostridia were enriched in sediments colonized by the sea grasses Halodule wrightii and Thalassia testudinum compared to an adjacent unvegetated sediment. Most-probable-number analyses found that in contrast to… CONTINUE READING