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Molecular Characterization of Pseudomonas spp. Isolated from Root Nodules of Various Leguminous Plants of Shekhawati Region, Rajasthan, India

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Plant growth promontory Pseudomonas strains were isolated from root nodules of five plant species, viz., Trifolium pretense, Cicer arietinum, Amaranthus polygamus, Vigna mungo, and Trigonella foenum; that plants were denizen of Shekhawati region of Rajasthan. A total of 8 bacterial isolates were evaluated for growth promotion using PGP properties. Partial 16S rDNA sequencing data showed that these 8 bacterial isolates belonged to genus Pseudomonas. MEGA 4.0.2, software was used to construct a neighbor joining tree by employing boot strap method. Result exhibited significant diversity among recovered Pseudomonas strains.

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S. Issar, S. Sharma, D. Choudhary, H. Gautam and R. Gaur, "Molecular Characterization of Pseudomonas spp. Isolated from Root Nodules of Various Leguminous Plants of Shekhawati Region, Rajasthan, India," American Journal of Plant Sciences, Vol. 3 No. 1, 2012, pp. 60-63. doi: 10.4236/ajps.2012.31005.

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