Tomato and pepper are some of the most important and widely grown vegetable crops in the world. Like many other vegetables and fruits, tomato and pepper are threatened by biotic and abiotic stresses. Conventional agricultural practices frequently rely on synthetic fertilizers and pesticides that have adverse effects on humans, animals and environments. In this situation, the use of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR) can better crop yield, as these are vital components of soil fertility and plant growth promotion, moreover, they can display antagonistic effects against phytopathogens. Under such circumstances, knowledge about the local bacterial populations, their identification, and their implications for improving management practices (vis-a-vis plant growth promotion and destruction of plant diseases) is very important. Recent advances in microbial and molecular techniques have significantly contributed to introducing many different bacterial genera into soils, onto seeds, roots, tubers or other planting materials to control disease and improve productivity. Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria have been generally applied to high value crops like tomato and pepper. Thus, this review is intended to summaries the literature on plant growth promoting rhizobacteria for growth promotion potential and biocontrol agent against tomato and pepper disease.
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 Abdeljalil, N.O.; Vallance, J.; Gerbore, J.; Bruez.; E.; Martins, G.; Rey, P. and Remadi, M.D. (2016a). Biocontrol of Rhizoctonia Root Rot in Tomato and Enhancement of Plant Growth using Rhizobacteria Naturally associated to Tomato. Journal of Plant Pathology and Microbiology 7 (6): 1-8
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