Diversity of Endophytic Bacteria Related to Antibacteria Activity Isolated from <i>Vetiveria zizanioides</i> L. (WT)


  • Any Fitriani Indonesia University of Education
  • Rita Shintawati
  • Peristiwati, Filda Husnawati


endophytic bacteria, antibacteria, Vetiveria zizanioides


Diversity of endophytic bacteria isolated from Vetiveria zizanioides L. (WT) has been done. Endophytic bacteria is bacteria which living in the cell or intercellular space without cause desease to host. V. zizanioides (WT) is the medicinal plant as fragrance, antibacteria, antifungi. Endophytic bacteria lived in roots cell and produced secondary metabolites. The aim of the research is  isolating bacteria from the roots, characterizing of morphology and biochemistry, evaluating antimicrobe activity, and identifying the microbes. Endophytic bacteria from the roots of V. zizanioides has been isolated and got 22 different isolates. Based on Gram staining, they have 20 baccil and 2 coccus, 17 Gram negative and 5 Gram positive. Biochemistry analysis was done and variability results. Antibacteria analysis showed that 7 isolates potentially produced secondary metabolites as antibacteria.


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Fitriani, A., Shintawati, R., & Filda Husnawati, P. (2017). Diversity of Endophytic Bacteria Related to Antibacteria Activity Isolated from <i>Vetiveria zizanioides</i> L. (WT). Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 4(6). Retrieved from https://www.ajouronline.com/index.php/AJAS/article/view/4249