Microbial communities of wheat plants inoculated with endophytic bacterium Enterobacter sp. SA187
Sheikh, Arsheed Hussain
Eida, Abdul Aziz
Jalal, Rewaa S.
KAUST DepartmentDARWIN21, Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering Division, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering (BESE) Division
Desert Agriculture Initiative
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AbstractGlobal warming has become a critical challenge to food safety, causing severe yield losses of major crops worldwide. Here, we report that the endophytic bacterium Enterobacter sp. SA187 induces thermotolerance of crops in a sustainable manner. Microbiome diversity of wheat plants is positively influenced by SA187 in open field agriculture, indicating that beneficial microbes can be a powerful tool to enhance agriculture in open field agriculture. Overall design: We examined the effect the SA187 inoculation on the root endosphere microbiome of wheat plant growing under desert farming condition.
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