agricultural inoculants


Summary: Beneficial microorganisms (bacteria or fungi) encapsulated in carrier material and applied to the environment for remediation and enhancement of agricultural productivity.

Top Publications

  1. Abbas H, Accinelli C, Shier W. Biological Control of Aflatoxin Contamination in U.S. Crops and the Use of Bioplastic Formulations of Aspergillus flavus Biocontrol Strains To Optimize Application Strategies. J Agric Food Chem. 2017;65:7081-7087 pubmed publisher
    ..The ultimate goal of biocontrol research is to produce biocontrol systems that can be applied to crops only when long-range weather forecasting indicates they will be needed. ..
  2. Gupta R, Singh A, Ajayakumar P, Pandey R. Microbial interference mitigates Meloidogyne incognita mediated oxidative stress and augments bacoside content in Bacopa monnieri L. Microbiol Res. 2017;199:67-78 pubmed publisher
    ..The findings offer novel insight into the mechanism adopted by the synergistic microbial strains in mitigating oxidative stress and simultaneously stimulating bacoside production under pathogenic stress. ..
  3. Rouphael Y, Colla G, Graziani G, Ritieni A, Cardarelli M, De Pascale S. Phenolic composition, antioxidant activity and mineral profile in two seed-propagated artichoke cultivars as affected by microbial inoculants and planting time. Food Chem. 2017;234:10-19 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings can assist growers in selecting cultivars and agronomical practices combining optimal yield with high nutraceutical properties. ..
  4. Birch H, Hammershøj R, Comber M, Mayer P. Biodegradation of hydrocarbon mixtures in surface waters at environmentally relevant levels - Effect of inoculum origin on kinetics and sequence of degradation. Chemosphere. 2017;184:400-407 pubmed publisher
    ..These results showed that location choice is important for biodegradation kinetics and can provide a relevant input to aquatic exposure and fate models. ..
  5. Murphey Coy R, Held D, Kloepper J. Bacterial Inoculant Treatment of Bermudagrass Alters Ovipositional Behavior, Larval and Pupal Weights of the Fall Armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Environ Entomol. 2017;46:831-838 pubmed publisher
    ..Although the effects noted with fall armyworm are limited, induced changes in roots also reported for these bacteria may have greater utility than foliar changes for mediating interactions with biotic or abiotic stresses. ..