Alleviating the adverse effects of water limitation on Basil (Ocimum basillicum L.) physiological traits and yield, by exogenous application of Biofertilizers
Abedi T, Pakniyat H. 2010. Antioxidant enzyme changes in response to drought stress in ten cultivars of oilseed rape (Brassica napus L.). Czech Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding 46, 27-34.
Aliabadi Farahani H, Valadabadi SAR, Daneshian J, Khalvati MA. 2009. Evaluation changing of essential oil of balm (Melissa officinalis L.) under water deficit stress conditions. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research 3, 329-333.
Arnon AN. 1967. Method of extraction of chlorophyll in the plants. Agronomy Journal 23, 112-121.
Arshad M, Shaharoona B, Mahmood T. 2008. Inoculation with plant growth promoting rhizobacteria containing ACC-Deaminase partially eliminates the effects of water stress on growth, yield and ripening of Pisum sativum L. Pedosphere 18, 611-620.
Ashraf M, Foolad MR. 2007. Roles of glycinebetaine and proline in improving plant a biotic stress tolerance. Environmental and Experimental Botany 59, 206-216.
Bates IS, Waldren RP, Teare JD. 1973. Rapid determination of free proline for water stress studies. Plant and Soil 39, 205–207.
Cakmakci R, Donmez MF, Erdogan U. 2007. The Effect of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria on barley seedling growth, nutrient uptake, some soil properties, and bacterial counts. Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry 31, 189–199.
Cao HX, Sun CX, Shao HB, Lei XT. 2011. Effects of low temperature and drought on the physiological and growth changes in oil palm seedlings. African Journal of Biotechnology 10, 2630–2637.
Charles DJ, Simon JE. 1990. Comparison of extr-action methods for the rapid determination of essential oil content and composition of basil. Journal of American Society of Horticultural Sciences 115, 458-462.
Dang TH, Cai GX, Guo SL, Hao MD, Heng LK. 2006. Effects of nitrogen management on yield and water use efficiency of rain fed wheat and maize in northwest china. Pedosphere 16(4), 495-504.
Dubois M, Gilles KA, Hamilton IK, Rcbers PA, Smith F. 1956. Colorimetric method for determination of sugars and related substances. Analytical Chemistry 28, 350-356.
Egamberdieva D, Kucharova Z. 2009. Selection for root colonizing bacteria stimulating wheat growth in saline soils. Biology and Fertility of Soils 45, 563–571.
Ghorbanpour M, Hatami M, Khavazi K. 2013. Role of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria on antioxidant enzyme activities and tropane alkaloids production of Hyoscyamus niger under water deficit stress. Turkish Journal of Biology 37, 350-360.
Jaleel CA, Gopi R, Gomathinayagam M. 2009. Traditional and non-traditional Plant growth regulators alter phytochemical constituents in Catharanthus roseus. Process Biochemistry 44, 205-209.
Jaleel CA, Manivannan P, Sankar B. 2007. Pseudomonas fluorescens enhances biomass yield and ajmalicine production in Catharanthus roseus under water deficit stress. Colloid Surface 60, 7-11.
Khalid KHA. 2006. Influence of water stress on growth, essential oil, and chemical composition of herbs (Ocimum sp.). International Agrophysics 20(4), 289-296.
Kleiner KW, Abrams MD, Schultz JC. 1992. The Impact of water and nutrient deficiencies on the growth, gas exchange and water relations of red oak and chestnut oak. Tree Physiology 11, 271-287.
Lugtenberg B, Chin-A-Woeng T, Bloemberg G. 2002. Microbe plant interactions: principles and mechanisms. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 81, 373-383.
Mahajan S, Tuteja N. 2005. Cold, salinity and drought stresses: an overview. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 444, 139-158.
Nia SH, Zarea MJ, Rejali F, Varma A. 2012. Yield and yield components of wheat as affected by salinity and inoculation with Azospirillum strains from saline or non-saline soil. Journal of the Saudi Society of Agricultural Sciences 11, 113-121.
Noorieh B, Arzanesh MH, Mahlegha G, Maryam S. 2013. The effect of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria on growth parameters, antioxidant enzymes and microelements of canola under salt stress. Journal of Applied Environmental and Biological Sciences 3, 17-27.
Qudsaia B, Noshinil Y, Asghari B, Nadia Z, Abida A, Fayazul H. 2013. Effect of Azospirillum inoculation on maize (Zea mays L.) under drought stress. Pakistan Journal of Botany 45, 13-20.
Ramadoss D, Lakkineni VK, Bose P, Ali S, Annapurna K. 2013. Mitigation of salt stress in wheat seedlings by halo tolerant bacteria isolated from saline habitats. Springer Plus 2(6), 1-7.
Ramanjulu S, Sudhakar C. 2000. Proline metabolism during dehydration in two mulberry genotypes with contrasting drought tolerance.Journalof Plant Physiology 157(1), 81-85.
Schimel J, Balser T, Wallenstein M. 2007. Microbial stress-response physiology and its implications for ecosystem function. Ecology 88, 1386-1394.
Sheng XF. 2005. Growth promotion and increased potassium uptake of cotton and rape by a potassium releasing strain of Bacillus edaphicus. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 37, 1918-1922.
Sultana N, Ikeda T, Itot R. 1999. Effect of NaCl salinity on photosynthesis and dry matter accumulation in developing rice grains. Environmental and Experimental Botany 42, 211-220.
Zahir ZA, Munir A, Asghar HN, Shaharoona B, Arshad M. 2008. Effectiveness of rhizobacteria containing ACC-Deaminase for growth promotion of peas (Pisum sativum) under drought conditions. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 18, 958–963.