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Antimicrobial and beneficial properties of bacterial species isolated from phyllospheric microbiota

PhD ceremony:C.Y. Munoz Moreno
When:June 30, 2022
Supervisor:prof. dr. O.P. (Oscar P) Kuipers
Co-supervisor:dr. A. (Anne) de Jong
Where:Academy building RUG
Faculty:Science and Engineering

Some bacteria in the plant’s microbiome play an important role in the functioning of plants by influencing their health and development protecting them against diseases by producing different secondary metabolites. In the present thesis, we focused  on Bacillus velezensis SPL51, Bacillus subtilis STRP31 and Paenibacillus sp. PL91 bacteria isolated from tomato and lettuce phyllosphere with beneficial agricultural properties.