Acta Scientific Microbiology (ISSN: 2581-3226)

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Effect of Freshwater and Marine Photosynthetic Bacteria on Plant Growth

Shuhei Hayashi*, Shinjiro Yamamoto and Hitoshi Miyasaka

Department of Applied Life Science, Faculty of Biotechnology and Life Science, Sojo University, Kumamoto, Japan

*Corresponding Author: Shuhei Hayashi, Department of Applied Life Science, Faculty of Biotechnology and Life Science, Sojo University, Kumamoto, Japan.

Received: June 17, 2021; Published: July 16, 2021

Citation: Shuhei Hayashi., et al. “Effect of Freshwater and Marine Photosynthetic Bacteria on Plant Growth". Acta Scientific Microbiology 4.8 (2021): 38-40.


The effects of freshwater and marine purple non-sulfur photosynthetic bacteria (PNSB) on plant growth were compared. The PNSB cells were applied to radish plants (Raphanus sativus var. sativus) for 20 days using foliar spray and it was observed that the freshwater PNSB, Rhodobacter sphaeroides, significantly promoted the growth of radish, whereas the marine PNSB, Rhodovulum sp. OKHT16, displayed no promotive effects on plant growth.


Keywords: Plant Growth Promotion; Photosynthetic Bacteria; Purple Non-sulfur Bacteria


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