Special Issue "Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria and Biodegradation"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2023 | Viewed by 889
Plant growth-promoting Rhizobacteria are microbes that reside in the rhizosphere and roots of plants and direct their developmental process and induce systemic resistance. Plants select beneficial bacteria and help in their colonization through the secretion of root exudates. There is a complex interkingdom signalling between the host and microbes for mutual interaction, which is also influenced by environmental factors. An exchange of chemical signals started between microbes and plants to establish a positive or inhibitory interaction. Molecular communication was built up by encompassing chemical signals from microbes to microbes, plants to microbes or microbes to plants which results in cellular response and altered gene expression. Root exudates contain low molecular weight primary metabolites, such as carbohydrates, amino acids, organic acids, and high molecular weight secondary metabolites, e.g. alkaloids, terpenoids, phenolics, mucilage, proteins and volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Many compounds of root exudates act as general chemoattractants, able to attract beneficial microbes and repel pathogens. The above-mentioned examples of signaling molecules, along with thousands of others, mediate a complex network of signaling in the rhizosphere that helps plants to flourish well and withstand stressful environments. Therefore, this Special Issue aims to collect research papers and reviews that promote this aspect of plant growth-promoting Rhizobacteria and biodegration process.
Dr. Murugesan Chandrasekaran
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- plant growth promoting microorganisms
The below list represents only planned manuscripts. Some of these manuscripts have not been received by the Editorial Office yet. Papers submitted to MDPI journals are subject to peer-review.
Title: Rhizosphere Microorganisms Supply Availability of Soil Nutrients and Induce plant defense
Highlights: - Nutrient Mobilization: Rhizosphere microorganisms can enhance the availability of certain nutrients by solubilizing minerals, fixing nitrogen, and facilitating the uptake of essential elements by plants. - Beneficial Microbes: Some rhizosphere microorganisms have been shown to induce plant defense mechanisms.