Endophytic Detection in Selected European Herbal Plants


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Endophytic Detection in Selected European Herbal Plants

Agata Goryluk-Salmonowicz * / Monika Piórek / Hanna Rekosz-Burlaga / Marcin Studnicki / Mieczysław Błaszczyk

Keywords : Alternaria alternate, antifungal activity, endophytic bacteria, herbs

Citation Information : Polish Journal of Microbiology. Volume 65, Issue 3, Pages 369-375, DOI: https://doi.org/10.5604/17331331.1215617

License : (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

Received Date : 17-June-2014 / Accepted: 11-February-2016 / Published Online: 26-August-2016



A total of 181 cultivable endophytic bacterial isolates were collected from stems of 13 species of herbs inhabiting Europe (Poland): Chelido­nium majus L., Elymus repens L., Erigeron annuus L., Euphrasia rostkoviana Hayne, Foeniculum vulgare L., Geranium pratense L., Humulus lupulus L., Matricaria chamomilla L., Mentha arvensis L., Papaver rhoeas L., Rosmarinus officinalis L., Solidago gigantea L. and Vinca minor L. The isolates were screened for their antifungal activity and fifty three were found to inhibit fungal growth. Of these, five had strong antifun­gal properties. These selected isolates were identified as: Pseudomonas azotoformans, P. cedrina, Bacillus subtilis group and Erwinia persicina.

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