African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12487

Full Length Research Paper

Rhizosphere competence and abiotic stress tolerance of commercially sold Pseudomonas fluorescens biofertilizers: Implications for their bioremediation potential

Schapira Jessica
  • Schapira Jessica
  • School of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of the Witwatersrand, 1 Jan Smuts Avenue, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa.
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Rumbold Karl
  • Rumbold Karl
  • School of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of the Witwatersrand, 1 Jan Smuts Avenue, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa.
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Bolhar Robert
  • Bolhar Robert
  • School of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of the Witwatersrand, 1 Jan Smuts Avenue, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa.
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Master Sharad
  • Master Sharad
  • School of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of the Witwatersrand, 1 Jan Smuts Avenue, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa.
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Le Bras Loic
  • Le Bras Loic
  • School of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of the Witwatersrand, 1 Jan Smuts Avenue, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa.
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  •  Received: 18 March 2022
  •  Accepted: 26 July 2022
  •  Published: 31 August 2022

How to cite this article

APA /
Schapira, J., Rumbold, K., Bolhar, R., Master, S., & Le Bras, L. (2022). Rhizosphere competence and abiotic stress tolerance of commercially sold Pseudomonas fluorescens biofertilizers: Implications for their bioremediation potential. African Journal of Biotechnology , 21(8), 396-407.
Chicago /
Schapira Jessica, Rumbold Karl, Bolhar Robert, Master Sharad and Le Bras Loic. "Rhizosphere competence and abiotic stress tolerance of commercially sold Pseudomonas fluorescens biofertilizers: Implications for their bioremediation potential." African Journal of Biotechnology 21, no. 8 (2022): 396-407.
MLA /
Schapira Jessica, et al. "Rhizosphere competence and abiotic stress tolerance of commercially sold Pseudomonas fluorescens biofertilizers: Implications for their bioremediation potential." African Journal of Biotechnology 21.8 (2022): 396-407.