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Table 2 Bacterial population profiles in the seeds of salt-tolerant and salt-sensitive cultivars of Oryza sativa ssp. indica

From: Characterizing endophytic competence and plant growth promotion of bacterial endophytes inhabiting the seed endosphere of Rice

Rice cultivar Population Gram (−) Gram (+) Cultivable isolates
CFU g−1 % %
IR29 5.46 ± 0.09c 42.9 57.1 7
FL478 5.31 ± 0.02c 57.1 42.9 7
IC27 6.31 ± 0.04b 100.0 0.0 4
IC31 5.64 ± 0.04c 90.0 10.0 10
IC32 6.52 ± 0.04a 71.4 28.5 14
IC37 4.24 ± 0.04c 0.00 100.0 7
  1. Population is presented as means ± SE (standard error) from three replicates. Means with the same letter are not statistically significant