The Relationships among Microorganisms in Paddy Soil of Rice Varieties at Sanamchaikate, Chachoengsao


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The research was conducted to understand the diversity of microbial communities in the rice cultivars KDM 105 in the rice fields at Sanamchaikate, Chachoengsao Province. The culturing bacterial community in paddy soil before planting, during the planting and sowing of rice, and after rice collection as well as isolation of free nitrogen fixing bacteria under aerobic and anaerobic conditions were identified by molecular comparision of 16S small subunit rRNA genes as well as species diversity and their richness by Most Probable Number (MPN) method. Culturable bacterial isolates in the soil around the roots of rice varieties were determined for their physical appearances on the solid culture (Plate culturing method) and the microscopic observation under light microscope. It was found that bacteria in the paddy soil complemented with organic fertilizers and no pesticide application for over five years had a pH range from 5.2 to 5.5 cultivated jasmine rice, 8-9 log Units of free N2-fixing bacteria near the roots compared with those in other area having 4-5 log Units. Most of them were identified to be Pseudomonas sp. Microbacterium sp. Bacillus sp. Stenotrophomonas sp. and Burkholderia sp., by homology comparison of 16S rDNA gene at 98, 97, 99, 99.5, and 99%, respectively. This research revealed the recognizable complex and change in soil bacteria presented in paddy ecosystem. In any critical change of to the soil, the study of microbial diversity, compositions and their richness can be further useful for indicating proper soil management.



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Noppakun Sanpo, Jirasak Tharajak and Dr. Paisan Kanthang




D. Nicomrat et al., "The Relationships among Microorganisms in Paddy Soil of Rice Varieties at Sanamchaikate, Chachoengsao", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 866, pp. 144-147, 2017

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June 2017




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