Bacillus: A Biological Tool for Crop Improvement through Bio-Molecular Changes in Adverse Environments

@inproceedings{Radhakrishnan2017BacillusAB,
  title={Bacillus: A Biological Tool for Crop Improvement through Bio-Molecular Changes in Adverse Environments},
  author={Ramalingam Radhakrishnan and Abeer Hashem and Elsayed Fathi AbdAllah},
  booktitle={Front. Physiol.},
  year={2017}
}
Crop productivity is affected by environmental and genetic factors. Microbes that are beneficial to plants are used to enhance the crop yield and are alternatives to chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Pseudomonas and Bacillus species are the predominant plant growth-promoting bacteria. The spore-forming ability of Bacillus is distinguished from that of Pseudomonas. Members of this genus also survive for a long time under unfavorable environmental conditions. Bacillus spp. secrete several… CONTINUE READING