Microbe-Plant Interactions in the Rhizosphere

Wednesday, November 4, 2009: 9:55 AM-10:45 AM
Convention Center, Room 306, Third Floor
Presiding:
Abasiofoiok Mark Ibekwe
Organizer:
Mary Ann Bruns
10:45 AM
10:00 AM
Identification and Characterization Auxin Producing Bacteria From the Rhizosphere of Wheat.
Michael Anderson, Oklahoma State Univ.; Roji Manandhar, Oklahoma State Univ.; Shraddha Vadvalkar, Oklahoma State Univ.; Mohammad Alidani, Oklahoma State Univ.
10:15 AM
Screening Effective Co-Inoculant Bacterial Strains Containing ACC-Deaminase Activity for Promoting Growth and Nodulation of Chickpea Seedlings Under Axenic Conditions.
SHER MUHAMMAD SHEHZAD, Inst. of Soil & Environmental Sciences; AZEEM KHALID, Dep. of Environmental Sciences; Muhammad Arshad, Univ. of Agriculture, Faisalabad; Zahir Ahmed Zahir, Inst. of Soil & Environmental Sciences; Rizwana Kausar, Inst. of Soil & Environmental Sciences; Muhammad Saleem Arif, Inst. of Soil & Environmental Sciences; Muhammad Ashfaq Anjum, Inst. of Soil & Environmental Sciences
10:30 AM
Substrate Dependent Microbial Biosynthesis of Auxins and Their Effect On Growth and Yield of Mung Bean (Vigna radiata L.).
Muhammad Ashfaq Anjum, Clemson Univ., SC, USA and Univ. of Agriculture, Faisalabad; Zahir Ahmed Zahir, Univ. of Agriculture, Faisalabad; Muhammad Arshad, Univ. of Agriculture, Faisalabad; Muhammad Ashraf, Univ. of Agriculture, Faisalabad; SHER MUHAMMAD SHEHZAD, Inst. of Soil & Environmental Sciences; Muhammad Saleem Arif, Inst. of Soil & Environmental Sciences; Muhammad Naveed, Inst. of Soil & Environmental Sciences