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Phytophthora cactorum causing bleeding canker of Acer x freemanii in southern Idaho.

Plant Dis 2021 Sep 13. Epub 2021 Sep 13.

university of idaho, Ada County Extension, Boise, Idaho, United States;

Since 2018, bleeding cankers have been observed on maple trees in multiple home gardens in southwest Idaho. The cankers ooze a dark sap and and are approximately 10 cm to 35 cm in diameter. Cankers typically occur on the main trunk but are also present on scaffold branches in severe infecrions. Read More

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September 2021

First report of collar and root rot of faba bean caused by Rhizoctonia solani AG-2-2 IIIB in Bangladesh.

Plant Dis 2021 Sep 13. Epub 2021 Sep 13.

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, 198780, Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Salna, Gazipur, Bangladesh;

Faba bean (Vicia faba L.) is an underutilized promising grain legume commercially grown in central and northern part of Bangladesh (Yasmin et al. 2020). Read More

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September 2021

Two Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Alleviates Drought Stress and Improves Plant Growth in Seedlings.

Mycobiology 2021 16;49(4):396-405. Epub 2021 Jul 16.

College of Pharmacy, Guizhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Guiyang, China.

plants often face different degrees of drought in karst habitats, which can lead to plants' death, especially in the seedling stage. Widespread of arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi in karst soils have the potential to address this drought, which is a threat to seedlings. We inoculated seedlings with spores from and , two AM fungi widely distributed in karst soils, to observe seedling growth response after simulated drought. Read More

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Effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on frond antimony enrichment, morphology, and proteomics in Pteris cretica var. nervosa during antimony phytoremediation.

Sci Total Environ 2021 Aug 26;804:149904. Epub 2021 Aug 26.

State Key Laboratory of Environmental Criteria and Risk Assessment, Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Science, Beijing 100012, China.

Pteris cretica var. nervosa is a dominant fern species found in antimony (Sb) mining areas, capable of forming symbiosis with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF), especially with those members of the Glomus genus. Despite this fern's relevance and the potential contribution of mycorrhizal symbiosis to phytoremediation, the AMF's impact on P. Read More

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New insights into the role of constitutive bacterial rhizobiome and phenolic compounds in two Pinus spp. with contrasting susceptibility to pine pitch canker.

Tree Physiol 2021 Sep 11. Epub 2021 Sep 11.

University of Coimbra, Department of Life Sciences & CESAM, Faculty of Science and Technology, Coimbra, Portugal.

The rhizobiome is being increasingly acknowledged as a key player in plant health and breeding strategies. The pine pitch canker (PPC), caused by the fungus Fusarium circinatum, affects pine species with varying susceptibility degrees. Our aims were to explore the bacterial rhizobiome of a susceptible (Pinus radiata) and a resistant (Pinus pinea) species together with other physiological traits, and to analyze shifts upon F. Read More

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September 2021

Role of PGPR on the physiology of sunflower irrigated with produced water containing high total dissolved solids (TDS) and its residual effects on soil fertility.

Int J Phytoremediation 2021 Sep 10:1-13. Epub 2021 Sep 10.

Nano Biosolution, Islamabad, Pakistan.

The present study was conducted to evaluate the bioremediation potential of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) PGPR isolates from high total dissolved solids (TDS) bearing produced water on the water quality, soil physicochemical properties and growth and physiology of sunflower irrigated with high TDS bearing produced water having salinity level 130 times higher above seawater and also containing traces of oil and grease. Seeds of sunflower hybrid Parsun 3 were soaked for 3-4 h prior to sowing in 72 h old culture of PGPR strains W1 and W2 isolated from high TDS bearing polluted water. The control plants were irrigated with 90% diluted TDS water supplemented with 5 ml LB media. Read More

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September 2021

Can Inoculation With the Bacterial Biostimulant sp. Strain 15S Be an Approach for the Smarter P Fertilization of Maize and Cucumber Plants?

Front Plant Sci 2021 24;12:719873. Epub 2021 Aug 24.

Faculty of Science and Technology, Free University of Bolzano, Bolzano, Italy.

Phosphorus (P) is an essential nutrient for plants. The use of plant growth-promoting bacteria (PGPB) may also improve plant development and enhance nutrient availability, thus providing a promising alternative or supplement to chemical fertilizers. This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of sp. Read More

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Does Organomineral Fertilizer Combined with Phosphate-Solubilizing Bacteria in Sugarcane Modulate Soil Microbial Community and Functions?

Microb Ecol 2021 Sep 9. Epub 2021 Sep 9.

"Luiz de Queiroz" College of Agriculture, University of São Paulo, Soil Science Department, Piracicaba, São Paulo, Brazil.

Soil bacterial and fungal communities are suitable soil ecosystem health indicators due to their sensitivity to management practices and their role in soil ecosystem processes. Here, information on composition and functions of bacterial and fungal communities were evaluated at two phenological stages of sugarcane (six and twelve months, equivalent to the most intensive vegetative stage and to final maturation, respectively) when organomineral fertilizer, combined with phosphate-solubilizing bacteria (PSB), was added into the soil. Organic compost enriched with apatite (C + A) or phosphorite (C + P) and compost without phosphate enrichment (C) were used in the presence or absence of PSB. Read More

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September 2021

First report of southern root-knot nematode, , infecting Fortune in Anhui Province, China.

Plant Dis 2021 Sep 8. Epub 2021 Sep 8.

Shenyang Agricultural University, 98428, College of Plant Protection, Nematology Institute of Northern China, Shenyang, China;

Fortune, widely cultivated in China, is an important Chinese herbal medicine, mainly used to treat cold and fever. In October 2020, galls (Fig. 1), as many as 65 per root, were observed on the roots of in Taihe, Anhui Province, China (117°21'19. Read More

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September 2021

A comparison between the function of Serendipita indica and Sinorhizobium meliloti in modulating the toxicity of zinc oxide nanoparticles in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.).

Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2021 Sep 7. Epub 2021 Sep 7.

Department of Agriculture, Food and Resource Sciences, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD, USA.

Zinc oxide nanoparticles (ZnO-NPs) are among the most commonly used nano-fertilizers (NF). However, elevated levels of ZnO-NPs in soil may affect plant growth and development due to its potential toxicity when accumulated in large amounts in plant tissues. This research was conducted using an in situ rhizobox system with the aims of evaluating zinc uptake from nano-zinc oxide amended rhizosphere soil by alfalfa plant and the effect of plant growth-promoting microorganisms on alleviating the phytotoxicity of ZnO-NPs. Read More

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September 2021

Responsiveness of Elite Cultivars vs. Ancestral Genotypes of Barley to Beneficial Rhizosphere Microbiome, Supporting Plant Defense Against Root-Lesion Nematodes.

Front Plant Sci 2021 19;12:721016. Epub 2021 Aug 19.

Institute for Epidemiology and Pathogen Diagnostics, Julius Kühn-Institute, Federal Research Center for Cultivated Plants, Braunschweig, Germany.

Harnessing plant-microbe interactions to advance crop resistance to pathogens could be a keystone in sustainable agriculture. The breeding of crops to maximize yield in intensive agriculture might have led to the loss of traits that are necessary for beneficial plant-soil feedback. In this study, we tested whether the soil microbiome can induce a stronger plant defense against root-lesion nematodes in ancestral genotypes of barley than in elite cultivars. Read More

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Green molybdenum nanoparticles-mediated bio-stimulation of Bacillus sp. strain ZH16 improved the wheat growth by managing in planta nutrients supply, ionic homeostasis and arsenic accumulation.

J Hazard Mater 2021 Aug 25;423(Pt A):127024. Epub 2021 Aug 25.

State Key Laboratory of Rice Biology, Institute of Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, 310058 Hangzhou, China. Electronic address:

The present work mechanistically addressed the problem of arsenic (As) contamination in agricultural soils by using locally isolated Bacillus sp. strain ZH16 and biogenic molybdenum nanoparticles (MoNPs) simultaneously for the first time. The interactions of MoNPs with strain ZH16 and ZH16-inoculated wheat plants were examined under As non-spiked and spiked conditions. Read More

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Interactive effect of Meloidogyne incognita and fly ash on the growth, physiology, and antioxidant properties of carrot (Daucus carota L.).

Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2021 Sep 3. Epub 2021 Sep 3.

Section of Environmental Botany and Plant Pathology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 202002, India.

Alternative methods are needed to replace chemical nematicides because they have the potential to damage beneficial soil microbial diversity. Therefore, the present work was done to elucidate the soil ameliorative, plant-growth-promoting, and nematicidal properties of fly ash. A random block-designed pot experiment was conducted during the period, December 2018-February 2019. Read More

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September 2021

Phytobeneficial and salt stress mitigating efficacy of IAA producing salt tolerant strains in .

Saudi J Biol Sci 2021 Sep 24;28(9):5317-5324. Epub 2021 May 24.

Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Quaid-e-Azam Campus, University of the Punjab, P.O. Box No. 54590, Lahore, Pakistan.

Salinity is one of the major agricultural concern that significantly limits the crop productivity. The plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) may contribute in sustainable crop production under salt stress. The current study was designed to isolate the Indole Acetic Acid (IAA) producing salt tolerant PGPR to promote the growth of cotton (, FH-142) and induce its salt stress tolerance. Read More

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September 2021

Remediation of soils co-contaminated with cadmium and dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethanes by king grass associated with Piriformospora indica: Insights into the regulation of root excretion and reshaping of rhizosphere microbial community structure.

J Hazard Mater 2021 Aug 16;422:126936. Epub 2021 Aug 16.

College of Tropical Crops, Hainan University, Haikou 570228, China. Electronic address:

Cadmium (Cd) and dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) are frequently detected in agricultural soils, which poses a threat to public health. This study investigated the effects of inoculation of king grass with Piriformospora indica on the remediation of soils co-contaminated with Cd and DDTs. After treatment for 90 days, the dry shoot and root biomass of king grass inoculated with P. Read More

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Does a decrease in microbial biomass alter mycorrhizal attributes and soil quality indicators in coal mining areas under revegetation process?

Sci Total Environ 2021 Aug 21;802:149843. Epub 2021 Aug 21.

Universidade Regional de Blumenau (FURB), Departamento de Ciências Naturais (DCN), 89030-903 Blumenau, SC, Brazil. Electronic address:

Losses of microbial diversity in degraded ecosystems still have obscure consequences, especially when considering the interaction between arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) and soil bacteria. This study investigates the effect of decreasing microbial biomass on mycorrhizal attributes and soil quality indicators. The dilution-to-extinction approach was applied in microcosms to search for associations among bacterial diversity, mycorrhizal attributes, and soil quality indicators. Read More

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Multi-proxy approaches to investigate cyanobacteria invasion from a eutrophic lake into the circumjacent groundwater.

Water Res 2021 Aug 19;204:117578. Epub 2021 Aug 19.

College of Natural Resources and Environment, Northwest A & F University, Yangling 712100, PR China. Electronic address:

To verify whether cyanobacteria can travel from eutrophic lakes into the surrounding groundwater, a large-scale field investigation, laboratorial incubations, and quartz column penetration tests were carried out in Lake Taihu (China). High-throughput sequencing of 16S rRNA gene amplicons indicated that cyanobacteria operational taxonomic units (OTUs) were present at fifteen out of forty total wells in four cardinal directions at varying distances from the shore of Lake Taihu, up to a maximum of forty-three kilometers. Six cyanobacteria genera were detected including Microcystis, Dolichospermum, Phormidium, Leptolyngbya, Pseudanabaena and Synechococcus. Read More

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Development of an Illumina-based analysis method to study bradyrhizobial population structure-case study on nitrogen-fixing rhizobia associating with cowpea or peanut.

Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 2021 Sep 28;105(18):6943-6957. Epub 2021 Aug 28.

Institut de Recherche Pour Le Développement (IRD), UMR LSTM, 34398, Montpellier, France.

Bradyrhizobia are Gram-negative soil bacteria that regroup a growing number of species. They are widespread in nature and recovered from various biomes that may be explained by a high genetic diversity in this genus. Among the numerous metabolic properties they can harbor, the nitrogen fixation resulting from the association with plants among which important crop legumes (soya bean, peanut, cowpea …) is of great interest, notably in a context of sustainable development. Read More

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September 2021

Context-Dependent Effects of Seed Inoculation on Anthracnose Disease and Seed Yield of Bean ( ): Ambient Conditions Override Cultivar-Specific Differences.

Plants (Basel) 2021 Aug 23;10(8). Epub 2021 Aug 23.

Laboratorio de Ecología de Plantas, Departamento de Ingeniería Genética, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados (CINVESTAV)-Unidad Irapuato, 36824 Irapuato, Mexico.

Root colonizing fungi can stimulate plant immunity, but net effects are strain × cultivar-specific and changing ambient conditions further contribute to variable outcomes. Here, we used four spp. to inoculate seeds of four common bean () cultivars and explored in three different experimental setups the effects on fungal anthracnose after leaf inoculation with . Read More

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Deep-Sea Actinobacteria Mitigate Salinity Stress in Tomato Seedlings and Their Biosafety Testing.

Plants (Basel) 2021 Aug 17;10(8). Epub 2021 Aug 17.

Department of Microbiology, Institute for Water Research, University of Granada, 18071 Granada, Spain.

Soil salinity is an enormous problem affecting global agricultural productivity. Deep-sea actinobacteria are interesting due to their salt tolerance mechanisms. In the present study, we aim to determine the ability of deep-sea ( MT2. Read More

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The Impact of the Inoculation of Phosphate-Solubilizing Bacteria on Phosphorus Availability and Bacterial Community Dynamics of a Semi-Arid Soil.

Microorganisms 2021 Aug 4;9(8). Epub 2021 Aug 4.

Laboratoire de Microorganismes et Biomolécules Actives (LR03ES03), Facultédes Sciences de Tunis, Université Tunis El Manar, 2092 Tunis, Tunisia.

The bacterial genus has been widely evaluated as promising bacteria to increase phosphorus (P) availability in soil. The aim of this study was to characterize the phosphate solubilizing (PS) activity of a strain and to evaluate the impact of its application in a semi-arid soil on phosphate availability and structure of the bacterial communities as a whole. An incubation experiment under close-to-natural soil environmental conditions was conducted for 15 days at 30 °C. Read More

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Using Rhizosphere Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria to Improve Barley () Plant Productivity.

Microorganisms 2021 Jul 29;9(8). Epub 2021 Jul 29.

Instituto de Investigación de la Viña y el Vino, Escuela de Ingeniería Agraria, Universidad de León, 24009 León, Spain.

On average less than 1% of the total phosphorous present in soils is available to plants, making phosphorous one of the most limiting macronutrients for crop productivity worldwide. The aim of this work was to isolate and select phosphate solubilizing bacteria (PSB) from the barley rhizosphere, which has other growth promoting traits and can increase crop productivity. A total of 104 different bacterial isolates were extracted from the barley plant rhizosphere. Read More

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Benefits of phosphate solubilizing bacteria on belowground crop performance for improved crop acquisition of phosphorus.

Microbiol Res 2021 Aug 8;252:126842. Epub 2021 Aug 8.

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, Agrobiosciences Program, Plant & Soil Microbiome Subprogram, Bengurir, 43150, Morocco.

Although research on plant growth promoting bacteria began in the 1950s, basic and applied research on bacteria improving use of phosphorus (P) continues to be a priority among many agricultural research institutions. Ultimately, identifying agriculturally beneficial microbes, notably P solubilizing bacteria (PSB), that enhance the efficient use of P supports more sustainable cropping systems and the judicious use of mineral nutrients. In parallel, there is more attention on improving crop root P acquisition of existing soil P pools as well as by increasing the proportion of fertilizer P that is taken up by crops. Read More

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Soil Redox Controls CO, CH and NO Efflux from White-Rot Fungi in Temperate Forest Ecosystems.

J Fungi (Basel) 2021 Jul 30;7(8). Epub 2021 Jul 30.

Laboratory of Conservation and Dynamics of Volcanic Soils, Department of Chemical Sciences and Natural Resources, Universidad de La Frontera, Avenida Francisco Salazar, P.O. Box 54-D, Temuco 01145, Chile.

Microaerophilic white-rot fungi (WRF) are impacted by oxygen depletion because of fluctuating redox occurrence in southern temperate forest soils of Chile (1500-5000 mm year). How these conditions influence WRF survival has been scarcely examined. We explored the contributions of WRF to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of NO and CH and soil organic C oxidation (CO) in five sterilized and inoculated forest soils derived from various parent materials and climates. Read More

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Bacillus pumilus induced tolerance of Maize (Zea mays L.) against Cadmium (Cd) stress.

Sci Rep 2021 Aug 25;11(1):17196. Epub 2021 Aug 25.

Govt Sadiq College, Women University, Bahawalpur, Pakistan.

Heavy metals contaminate the soil that alters the properties of soil and negatively affect plants growth. Using microorganism and plant can remove these pollutants from soil. The present investigation was designed to evaluate the induced effect of Bacillus pumilus on maize plant in Cadmium (Cd) contaminated soil. Read More

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Benefits provided by four ectomycorrhizal fungi to Pinus taeda under different external potassium availabilities.

Mycorrhiza 2021 Aug 25. Epub 2021 Aug 25.

Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 27695, USA.

Ectomycorrhizal fungi contribute to the nutrition of many woody plants, including those in the Pinaceae family. Loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.), a native species of the Southeastern USA, can be colonized by multiple species of ectomycorrhizal fungi. Read More

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Metal-tolerant Pantoea sp. WP-5 and organic manures enhanced root exudation and phytostabilization of cadmium in the rhizosphere of maize.

Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2021 Aug 25. Epub 2021 Aug 25.

Department of Environmental Sciences, COMSATS University Islamabad, Campus, Vehari, Pakistan.

This study investigated the phytoremediation potential of maize (Zea mays L.) in Cd-contaminated soil through co-inoculation of metal-tolerant plant beneficial rhizobacteria (MtPBR: Pantoea sp. strain WP-5) with organic manures (PM, poultry manure, and BGR, biogas residues). Read More

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Fate of enteric viruses during leafy greens (romaine lettuce) production using treated municipal wastewater and AP205 bacteriophage as a surrogate.

J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 2021 Aug 24:1-7. Epub 2021 Aug 24.

Department of Biological & Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA.

Water reuse programs are being explored to close the gap between supply and demand for irrigation in agriculture. However, these sources could contain hazardous microbial contaminants, and pose risks to public health. This study aimed to grow and irrigate romaine lettuce with inoculated wastewater effluent to track AP205 bacteriophage prevalence through cultivation and post-harvest storage. Read More

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Inoculation With Ectomycorrhizal Fungi and Dark Septate Endophytes Contributes to the Resistance of spp. to Pine Wilt Disease.

Front Microbiol 2021 6;12:687304. Epub 2021 Aug 6.

State Key Laboratory of Conservation and Utilization of Subtropical Agro-bioresources, Guangdong Key Laboratory for Innovative Development and Utilization of Forest Plant Germplasm, College of Forestry and Landscape Architecture, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China.

Pine wilt disease (PWD) is a deadly disease to pines ( spp.) worldwide. The occurrence of PWD can reduce the relative abundance of root ectomycorrhizal fungi (ECMF) and dark septate endophytes (DSE). Read More

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Inoculation With Indigenous Rhizosphere Microbes Enhances Aboveground Accumulation of Lead in Thunb. by Improving Transport Coefficients.

Front Microbiol 2021 4;12:686812. Epub 2021 Aug 4.

College of Landscape Architecture and Tourism, Hebei Agricultural University, Baoding, China.

The application of plant-microbial remediation of heavy metals is restricted by the difficulty of exogenous microbes to form large populations and maintain their long-term remediation efficiency. We therefore investigated the effects of inoculation with indigenous heavy-metal-tolerant rhizosphere microbes on phytoremediation of lead (Pb) by We measured plant physiological indexes and soil Pb bioavailability and conducted widespread targeted metabolome analysis of strains to better understand the mechanisms of enhance Pb accumulation. Growth of was improved by both single and co-inoculation treatments with sp. Read More

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