Evaluation of cytokinin producing Methylobacterium as an inoculant for seedling performance, yield improvement, and drought and salt stress tolerance in pea

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Lead Investigator(s)

Dr. Neil Emery

Lead Investigator(s) Institution

Trent University

Objective

To investigate a collection of plant endophytes of Methylobacterium for their capability to enhance seedling performance, improve yield parametres, and increase plant tolerance to mild-drought and saline-soil stresses during germination, vegetative and generative growth stages

Agronomy

SPG Contribution

$190,000.00

Project Status

Active

Duration/Timeline of Project (Year to Year)

2015 - 2017