Arch Microbiol 2021 Mar 6. Epub 2021 Mar 6.
Department of Plant Pathology, Mid-Florida Research and Education Center, University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, 2725 Binion Rd, Apopka, FL, 32703, USA.
In a preliminary plant-based microbiome study, diverse bacterial taxa were identified from different medicinal plants using 16S rRNA gene sequencing. Based on initial antimicrobial screening, eight (8) bacterial endophytes in six (6) different genera, Streptomyces, Pseudomonas, Enterobacter, Bacillus, Arthrobacter, and Delftia, from four important medicinal plants Dodonaea viscosa, Fagonia indica, Caralluma tuberculata, and Calendula arvensis were selected for further analyses. Antimicrobial assays revealed that Pseudomonas taiwanensis MOSEL-RD23 has strong anti-Phytophthora activity. Read More