ISSN: 0973-7510

E-ISSN: 2581-690X

Disheeta L. Akbari , B.A. Golkiya and Roshani A. Bhadania
1Department of Biotechnology, Junagadh Agriculture University, Junagadh, India.
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2015;9(3):2671-2672
© The Author(s). 2015
Received: 08/04/2015 | Accepted: 11/06/2015 | Published: 30/09/2015
Abstract

An endophytic plant growth promoting  bacteriumPantoea ananatis MR5 was isolated from roots of Cenchrus biflorus, a drought tolerant plant. Genome sequencing of Pantoea ananatis MR5 was carried out in Ion Torrent (PGM), Next generation Sequencer. The data obtained revealed 242 contings with genome size of 4.1 Mb and G+C content of up to 55%.The size of cell was measured with average of 1.56µm by using Scanning electron microscope.This bacterium had contain genes responsible for drought tolerance in plant, including phosphate solubilisation, IAA, siderophore production and ACC deaminase activities for plant.

Keywords

Drought tolerance endophyte, Plant growth promoting bacterium, Scanning electron microscope, Whole genome sequencing

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