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Research center of Embrapa/Collection: Embrapa Semiárido - Artigo em periódico indexado (ALICE)
Date Issued: 2012
Type of Material: Artigo em periódico indexado (ALICE)
Authors: FERNANDES JUNIOR, P. I.
LIMA, A. A. de
PASSOS, S. R.
GAVA, C. A. T.
OLIVEIRA, P. J. de
RUMJANEK, N. G.
XAVIER, G. R.
Additional Information: PAULO IVAN FERNANDES JUNIOR, CPATSA; ANDRÉA APARECIDA DE LIMA, UFRRJ; SAMUEL RIBEIRO PASSOS, UFRRJ; CARLOS ALBERTO TUAO GAVA, CPATSA; PAULO JANSEN DE OLIVEIRA, UFRRJ; NORMA GOUVEA RUMJANEK, CNPAB; GUSTAVO RIBEIRO XAVIER, CNPAB.
Title: Phenotypic diversity and amylolytic activity of fast growing rhizobia from pigeonpea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.].
Publisher: Brazilian Journal of Microbiology, São Paulo, v. 43, n. 4, p. 1604-1612, 2012.
Language: en
Keywords: Rizóbio
Seleção de estirpes
Fixação biológica de nitrogênio
Diversidade fenotípica
Biological nitrogen fixation
Strain selection.
Description: This study evaluated 26 pigeonpea rhizobial isolates according to their cultural characteristics, intrinsic antibiotic resistance, salt and temperature tolerance, carbon source utilization and amylolytic activity. The cultural characterization showed that the majority of them presented the ability to acidify the YMA. Among the 27 isolates evaluated, 25 were able to grow when incubated at 42° C and 11 showed tolerance to 3% (w/v) of NaCl in YMA medium. The patterns of carbon sources utilization was very diverse among the isolates. It was observed the capacity of three strains to metabolize all the carbon sources evaluated and a total of 42% of the bacterial isolates was able to grow in the culture medium supplemented with at least, six carbon sources. The carbon sources mannitol (control) and sucrose were metabilized by all isolates evaluated. The profile of intrinsic resistance to antibiotics showed that the isolates were mostly resistant to streptomycin and ampicillin, but susceptible to kanamycin and chloranphenicol. High amylolytic activity of, at least, four isolates was also demonstrated, especially for isolated 47.3b, which showed the highest enzymatic index. These results indicate the metabolic versatility of the pigeonpea rhizobia, and indicates the isolate 47.3b to further studies regarding the amylase production and characterization
Thesagro: Feijão
NAL Thesaurus: Biotechnology.
Data Created: 2013-02-22
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