Pseudonomas Importance

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The Nature and Importance of Pseudonomas
Micro-organisms have come to be of great significance to us human beings. Their uses are plentiful and diverse but a few of the most common applications of these genera are in food production, medicinal research, health, ecology and biotechnology. In this essay I will be talking about the genus pseudomonas in particular. The basic few things to know about the pseudomonas bacteria is that it falls under the class of proteobacterias, belongs to the family of Pseudomonadaceae and is a Gram negative bacteria. It is rod shaped in structure and measures 0.5 to 0.8 µm by 1.5 to 3.0 µm. This bacteria is useful to microbiologists and
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Some researchers have found that the bacteria grows well in wheat roots. Gandhi Kuma et al. produced a report in 2001 that found peat, coir pith and talc to be suitable for the growth of P. fluorescens (Ganeshan & Manoj Kumar, 2005). Other researchers have found that Purified pea mucilage can be used as a source of carbon for its growth. However, not enough research has been conducted in the use of pseudomonas as an avenue to greater crop yields. Perhaps this is owing to the fact that crop yields are not global concerns that need to be dealt with in urgency. There is a lot of potential for the organism in terms of research, because it grows well both in situ and in lab conditions, it is also resistant to varying temperatures. Its ease of growth along with its multiplicity of genomes makes it an excellent field of research for microbiologists. (Prakash & Irfan, 2011). Since it has shown to have good capacity of growth and multiplication in all kinds of environments, it can be used in soils and contaminated water to deal with pesticides as well as toxic waste from industries. It is incumbent upon farmers though, to use the bacteria carefully in water bodies and soils and even in plant growth because excessive quantities have proven to be harmful for humans. Its usefulness to humans may not be as significant and as direct as its usefulness to plant growth, and perhaps that is why very little attention has been paid to it as a plant-growth enhancing alternative to fertilizers. One important contribution made by Wasi et al. is that these microrganisms should be used in their immobilized forms rather than as free cells because of their better performance as detoxifying and degrading agents. This is one of many avenues that scientists and researchers can work on. Perhaps future research can look into maximizing the speed of growth

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