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Research Publications (Food Safety)

The Food Safety Publications tracks research that is published across national and international peer-reviewed journals. Recent articles are available ahead of print and searchable by Journal, Article Title, and Category. The research publications are tracked across six categories: Bacterial Pathogens, Chemical Contaminants, Natural Toxins, Parasites, Produce Safety, and Viruses. Articles produced by USDA Grant Funding Agencies and FDA Grant Funding Agencies are also tracked.

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  1. Scrutinizes the Sustainable Role of Halophilic Microbial Strains on Oxygen-Evolving Complex, Specific Energy Fluxes, Energy Flow and Nitrogen Assimilation of Sunflower Cultivars in a Suboptimal Environment

    • Mon, 07/18/2022 - 04:00
    • Frontiers in Plant Science
    • Environmental extremes such as hypersaline conditions are significant threats to agricultural productivity. The sustainable use of halophilic microbial strains was evaluated in plant in a salt stress environment. Oxygen-evolving complex (OEC), energy compartmentalization, harvesting efficiencies (LHE), specific energy fluxes (SEF), and nitrogen assimilation of oilseed crops (Sunflower cultivars) in a suboptimal environment was examined.

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Bacillus cereus
  2. Rhizospheric Bacillus-Facilitated Effects on the Growth and Competitive Ability of the Invasive Plant Ageratina adenophora

    • Tue, 06/14/2022 - 04:00
    • Frontiers in Plant Science
    • The rhizospheric microbial community affects the population establishment of invasive plants in introduced areas, among which Bacillus has numerous functions in promoting plant growth. This study isolated and enriched the Bacillus community in the rhizospheric soil of the invasive plant Ageratina adenophora and the native accompanying plant Rabdosia amethystoides. The effects of these rhizospheric Bacillus communities on the growth and competition of A. adenophora and R.

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Bacillus cereus
  3. Bacillus cereus Enhanced Medicinal Ingredient Biosynthesis in Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fisch. Under Different Conditions Based on the Transcriptome and Polymerase Chain Reaction Analysis

    • Thu, 06/02/2022 - 04:00
    • Frontiers in Plant Science
    • The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of Bacillus cereus (B. cereus) on the seedling growth and accumulation of medicinal ingredients of Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fisch. (G. uralensis) under control and salt stress conditions. Our results revealed the different effects of B. cereus on the seedling growth and accumulation of medicinal ingredients particularly in different conditions based on the transcriptome and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) analysis. Under the control condition, B.

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Bacillus cereus
  4. Physiological Biochemistry-Combined Transcriptomic Analysis Reveals Mechanism of Bacillus cereus G2 Improved Salt-Stress Tolerance of Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fisch. Seedlings by Balancing Carbohydrate Metabolism

    • Tue, 01/04/2022 - 16:00
    • Frontiers in Plant Science
    • Salt stress severely threatens the growth and productivity of Glycyrrhiza uralensis. Previous results found that Bacillus cereus G2 enhanced several carbohydrate contents in G. uralensis under salt stress. Here, we analyzed the changes in parameters related to growth, photosynthesis, carbohydrate transformation, and the glycolysis Embden-Meyerhof-Parnas (EMP) pathway-tricarboxylic acid (TCA) cycle by G2 in G. uralensis under salt stress. Results showed that G2 helped G.

      • Bacillus cereus
  5. Transcriptome and Biochemical Analysis Jointly Reveal the Effects of Bacillus cereus AR156 on Postharvest Strawberry Gray Mold and Fruit Quality

    • Mon, 08/09/2021 - 16:00
    • Frontiers in Plant Science
    • Postharvest strawberry is susceptible to gray mold disease caused by Botrytis cinerea, which seriously damage the storage capacity of fruits. Biological control has been implicated as an effective and safe method to suppress plant disease. The aim of this study is to evaluate the postharvest disease control ability of Bacillus cereus AR156 and explore the response of strawberry fruit to this biocontrol microorganism.

      • Bacillus cereus
  6. Bio-Organic Fertilizer: A Green Technology to Reduce Synthetic N and P Fertilizer for Rice Production

    • Tue, 03/23/2021 - 16:00
    • Frontiers in Plant Science
    • Decomposed organic materials, in combination with plant growth-promoting bacteria (PGPB), are environmentally friendly and reduce synthetic fertilizer use in rice production. A bio-organic fertilizer (BoF) was prepared using kitchen waste (79%), chita-dhan (unfilled rice grain) biochar (15%), rock phosphate (5%), and a consortium of 10 PGPB (1%) to supplement 30% nitrogen and to replace triple superphosphate (TSP) fertilizer in rice production with an improvement of soil health.

      • Bacillus cereus
      • Bacterial pathogens
  7. Identification and Control of Latent Bacteria in in vitro Cultures of Sweetpotato [Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam]

    • Fri, 07/03/2020 - 16:00
    • Frontiers in Plant Science
    • Bacterial microorganisms which are latent in in vitro cultures can limit the efficiency of in vitro methods for the conservation of genetic resources. In this study we screened 2,373 accessions from the in vitro sweetpotato germplasm collection of the International Potato Center in Lima, Peru for bacteria associated with plantlets in tissue culture through a combination of morphological methods and partial 16S rDNA sequencing.

      • Staphylococcus aureus
      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Bacillus cereus