Keywords: probiotics, Zea mays L., drought stress, soil salinity stress, pathogens


World agriculture is on the threshold of a new revolution. Farmers interested in using less mineral fertilizers and pesticides but still get a high yields. One of the tools that can help with this is plant probiotics. Therefore, the purpose of this article is to investigate the effects of beneficial microorganisms on crops, namely which bacteria or fungi can help control plants against stress from drought, salinity or pathogens. An important aspect of the study was also the information that microorganisms have a positive ffect on the absorption of nutrients by plants. All these factors negatively affect the cultivation of silage maize (Zea mays L.), especially in conditions of rapid climate change. Literary sources of foreign and native authors were analyzed for the research. As a result of the study, it was recommended that the drought stress in maize crops affects Azospirillum lipoferum. On saline soils, maize plants can survive stress better by plants inoculating with Pseudomonas syringae, Enterobacter aerogenes, P. fluorescens, Bacillus aquimaris, Serratia liquefaciens, Gracilibacillus, Staphylococcusus, Virgibacillus, Salinicocushe, Bacillus, Bacillus, Bacillus aquarium, etc. Pseudomonas fluorescens, Fusarium oxysporum, Fusarium verticillioides, Pseudomonas, Bacillus cereus have an effect on pathogens in maize crops. In mastering the corn plant nutrients affect Pseudomonas alcaligenes, Bacillus polymyxa, Mycobacterium phlei, Burkholderia, Bacillus spp., Herbaspirillum, Enterobacteriales, Streptomyces pseudovenezuelae, Ruminobacter amylophilus, Fibrobacter succinogenes, Enterococcus faecium, Arbuskulyarni mycorrhizal fungi, Enterobacter E1S2, Klebsiella MK2R2, Bacillus B2L2 , Azospirillum brasilence, Micromonospora, Streptomyces, Bacillus, Hyphomicrobium, Rhizobium, Azohydromonas spp., Azospirillum spp. and other. An interesting fact that was discovered as a result of this article was that some microorganisms can have a positive effect on the host plant in more than one direction, such as Pseudomonas fluorescens.


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How to Cite
Дацько, О. М. (2021). PLANT PROBIOTICS: EFFECT ON CROPS UNDER STRESS. Bulletin of Sumy National Agrarian University. The Series: Agronomy and Biology, 43(1), 10-18.