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Table 1 Plant growth promoting properties of MHN12

From: Characterization of halo-tolerant plant growth promoting endophytic Bacillus licheniformis MHN 12

PGP trait Activity
IAA production (μg/ml) 27 ± 0.7
Siderophore (% Siderophore units) 90.09 ± 0.70
ACC deaminase (μmol α-KB/mg protein/h) 24.07 ± 1.79
Phosphate solubilization
Ammonia production +
HCN production +
Organic acid production +
In vitro root lengtha (cm) 8.0 ± 1.3**
In vitro shoot lengthb (cm) 13 ± 1.0*
  1. Values are mean of three replicates ± SD
  2. ns(Non-significant) indicates P > 0.05
  3. *Significant at P ≤ 0.05
  4. **Significant at P ≤ 0.01
  5. aControl (cm) − 3.3 ± 0.58
  6. bControl (cm) − 6.3 ± 3.2