Bacterial endophytes isolated from plants in natural oil seep soils with chronic hydrocarbon contamination
Shu Yi eShen
- Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
Frontiers in Microbiology,
(issn: 1664-302X, eissn: 1664-302X)
hydrocarbon degradation | plant-bacterial partnership | natural oil seep soil | Microbiology | Original Research | QR1-502 | Phytoremediation | endophytic bacteria
The bacterial endophytic communities of four plants growing abundantly in soils highly contaminated by hydrocarbons were analyzed through culturable and and culture-independent means. Given their tolerance to the high levels of petroleum contamination at our study site,...