The bacterial diversity in Zea mays L: A critical review


Maize is a plant of great value to humanity, so the bacterial diversity in association with the cultivation is equally important. Various protocols have been developed for studied bacterial diversity associated with maize from the cultivable bacterial diversity to nonculturable bacterial diversity. In this article the importance of maize, microbial diversity associated with the plant and bacterial diversity associated with the rhizosphere and inside of the plant is review. The methods that have been used for information in the past 20 years and a reflection on the prospects of the current knowledge of the diversity of bacteria associated in Zea mays L


bacterial diversity, functional diversity, genetic diversity

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Maydica - A journal devoted to maize and allied species

ISSN: 2279-8013