Fabricio Cassan

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  1. Molina, R.M., Gaston, L., Rodriguez, B., Mora, V. and Cassan. F.D. 2020. Evaluation of growth and motility in non-photosynthetic Azospirillum brasilense exposed to red, blue, and white light. Archives of Microbiology. 1-9. doi: 10.1007/s00203-020-01829-8.
  2. Coniglio, A., Lopez, G., Gualpa, J., Molina, R.M., Rosas, S., Puente, M., Mora, V., and Cassan F.D. 2020. Desarrollo de marcadores del tipo SCAR para la identificacion de Azospirillum brasilense Az39. Development of sequence characterized amplified region markers for identification of Azospirillum brasilense Az39. Revista Argentina de microbiologia. 50-60. doi: 10.1016/j.ram.2019.02.004.
  3. 2019

  4. Obando, M., Correa-Galeote, D., Castellano-Hinojosa, A., Gualpa, J., Hidalgo, A., Alche, J.D., Bedmar, E. and Cassan, F.D. 2019. Analysis of the denitrification pathway and greenhouse gases emissions in Bradyrhizobium sp. strains used as biofertilizers in South America. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 739-749. doi: 10.1111/jam.14233.
  5. Gualpa, J., Lopez, G., Nievas, S., Coniglio, A., Halliday, N., Camara, M. and Cassand, F.D. 2019. Azospirillum brasilense Az39, a model rhizobacterium with AHL quorum-quenching capacity. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 1850-1860. doi: 10.1111/jam.14269.
  6. Zilli, J.E., Alves, B.J.R., Rouws, L.F.M., Simoes-Araujo, J.L., de Barros Soares, L.E., Cassan, F.D., Obando-Castellanos, M. and O'Hara, G. 2019. The importance of denitrification performed by nitrogen-fixing bacteria used as inoculants in South America. Plant Soil. 1-20. doi: 10.1007/s11104-019-04187-7.
  7. Rilling, J.I., Acua, J.A., Nannipieri, P., Cassan, F.D., Maruyama, F. and Jorquera, M.A. 2019. Current opinion and perspectives on the methods for tracking and monitoring plant growth-promoting bacteria. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 205-219. doi: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2018.12.012.
  8. 2018

  9. Molina R.M., Rivera, D., Mora, V., Rosas, S., Spaepen, S., Vanderleyden J. and Cassan F.D. 2018. Regulation of IAA Biosynthesis in Azospirillum brasilense under environmental stress conditions. Current Microbiology. 1408-1418. doi: 10.1007/s00284-018-1537-6.
  10. Puente, M.L., Zawoznik, M., de Sabando, M.L., Perez, G., Gualpa, J., Carletii, S.M. and Cassan, F.D. 2018. Improvement of soybean grain nutritional quality under foliar inoculation with Azospirillum brasilense strain Az39. Symbiosis. 41-47. doi: 10.1007/s13199-018-0568-x.
  11. Rivera, D., Mora, V., Lopez, G., Rosas, S., Spaepen, S., Vanderleyden, J. and Cassan, F. 2018. New insights into indole-3-acetic acid metabolism in Azospirillum brasilense. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 1774-1785. doi: 10.1111/jam.14080.
  12. Puente, M.L., Gualpa, J.L., Lopez, G.A., Molina R.M., Carletti, S.M. and Cassan, F.D. 2018. The benefits of foliar inoculation with Azospirillum brasilense in soybean are explained by an auxin signaling model. Symbiosis. 76(1), 41-49. doi: 10.1007/s13199-017-0536-x.
  13. 2016

  14. Cassan, F., and Diaz-Zorita, M. 2016. Azospirillum sp. in current agriculture: From the laboratory to the field. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 103: 117-130. doi 10.1016/j.soilbio.2016.08.020.
  15. 2015

  16. Torres, D., Revale, S., Obando, M., Maroniche, G., Paris, G., Perticari, A., Vazquez, M., Wisniewski-Dye, F., Martinez-Abarca, F., Cassan, F. 2015. Genome Sequence of Bradyrhizobium japonicum E109, One of the Most Agronomically Used Nitrogen-Fixing Rhizobacteria in Argentina. Genome Announcements. 3(1):e01566-14. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01566-14.
  17. Valverde, C., Ramirez, C., Kloepper, J.W., Cassan, F. 2015. Current Research on Plant-Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria in Latin America: Meeting Report from the 2nd Latin American PGPR Workshop. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation. 34(1):215-219.
  18. Diaz-Zorita, M., Fernandez-Canigia, M.V., Bravo, O.A., Berger, A., and Horacio-Satorre, E. 2015. Field Evaluation of Extensive Crops Inoculated with Azospirillum sp. In: Handbook for Azospirillum. Chapter 24. F.D. Cassan, Y. Okon, and C.M. Creus (eds). Springer International Publishing Switzerland. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-06542-7_24.
  19. 2014

  20. Cassan, F., Vanderleyden, J., Spaepen, S,. 2014. Physiological and Agronomical Aspects of Phytohormone Production by Model Plant-Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR) Belonging to the Genus Azospirillum. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation. 33(2): 440-459.
  21. Rivera, D., Revale, S., Molina, R., Gualpa, J., Puente, M., Maroniche, G., Paris, G., Baker, D., Clavijo, B., McLay, K., Spaepen, S., Perticari, A., Vazquez, M., Wisniewski-Dye, F., Watkins, C., Martinez-Abarca, F., Vanderleyden, J., Cassan, F. 2014. Complete Genome Sequence of the Model Rhizosphere Strain Azospirillum brasilense Az39, Successfully Applied in Agriculture. Genome Announcements. 2(4): e00683-14.
  22. 2013

  23. Rubio, E. J., Montecchia, M. S., Tosi, M., Cassan, F., Perticari, A., Correa, O. S. 2013. Genotypic Characterization of Azotobacteria Isolated from Argentinean Soils and Plant-Growth-Promoting Traits of Selected Strains with Prospects for Biofertilizer Production. The Scientific World Journal. 519603: 1-2. doi: 10.1155/2013/519603.
  24. Cassan, F.D., Vanderleyden, J., and Spaepen, S. 2013. Physiology al and agronomical aspects of phytohormone production by model plant-growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) Belonging to the Genus Azospirillum. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation. 440-459. doi: 10.1007/s00344-013-9362-4.
  25. 2012

  26. Costanzo, M.A., Andrade, A., Tordable, M.C., Cassan, F., and Abdala, G. 2012. Production and function of jasmonates in nodulated roots of soybean plants inoculated with Bradyrhizobium japonicum. Archives Microbiology. 194:837-845. doi: 10.1007/s00203-012-0817-y.
  27. Reginato, M., Sgroy, V., Llanes, A., Cassan, F.D. and Luna, V. 2012. The American Halophyte Prosopis strombulifera, a New Potential Source to Confer Salt Tolerance to Crops. In: Crop Production for Agricultural Improvement. Ashraf M., Ozturk M., Ahmad M., Aksoy A. (eds). Springer, Dordrecht. pp 115-143. doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-4116-4_5.
  28. Cristiani, M., Massera, A., Cassan, F.D., Gaggiotti, M. and Romero, L. 2012. The alfalfa silage conservation as alternative for agronomic use of soil and plant associated bacteria. In: 9th International PGPR and First Latinamerican PGPR Workshop. Medellin, Colombia.
  29. 2011

  30. Penna, C., Massa, R., Olivieri, F., Gutkind, G. and Cassan, F. 2011. A simple method to evaluate the number of Bradyrhizobia on soybean seeds and its implication on inoculant quality control. AMB Express. 1:21. doi: 10.1186/2191-0855-1-25.
  31. Solans, M., Vobis, G., Cassan, F., Luna, V. and Wall, L. G. 2011. Production of phytohormones by root-associated saprophytic actinomycetes isolated from the actinorhizal plant Ochetophila trinervis. World Juornal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 27: 2195-2202. doi: 10.1007/s11274-011-0685-7.
  32. Cassan, F., Perrig, D., Sgroy, V., and Luna, V. 2011. Basic and technological aspects of phytohormone production by microorganisms: Azospirillum sp. as a model of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria. In: Bacteria in agrobiology: plant nutrient management. Maheshwari D. (eds). Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. 141-182. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-21061-7_7.
  33. 2010

  34. Cassan, F., Penna, C., Creus, C., Radovancich, D., Monteleone, E., Garcia de Salamone, I., Di Salvo, L., Mentel, I., Garcia, J., Mayans-Pasarello, M.C., Lett, L., Puente, M., Correa, O., Valerio, K.P., Massa, R., Catafesta, M., Rossi, A., Diaz, M., Righes, S., Carletti, S., and Rodriguez-Caceres, E. 2010. Protocolo para el control de calidad en inoculantes de Azospirillum sp. Red de control de calidad de Inoculantes: Documento de procedimientos de La REDCAI N. 2 Buenos Aires: Asociacion Argentina de Microbiologia. 13 p. ISBN 978-987-98475-9-6.
  35. 2009

  36. Sgroy, V., Cassan, F., Masciarelli, O., Florencia Del Papa, M., Lagares, A., and Luna, V. 2009. Isolation and characterization of endophytic plant growth-promoting (PGPB) or stress homeostasis-regulating (PSHB) bacteria associated to the halophyte Prosopis strombulifera. Applied Microbial and Cell Physiology. DOI 10.1007/s00253-009-2116-3.
  37. Cassan, F., Perrig, D., Sgroy, V., Masciarelli, O., Penna, C. and Luna, V. 2009. Azospirillum brasilense Az39 and Bradyrhizobium japonicum E109, inoculated singly or in combination, promote seed germination and early seedling growth in corn (Zea mays L.) and soybean (Glycine max L.). European Journal of Soil Biology 45: 28-35., and (Corrigendum) European Journal of Soil Biology. 47: 214.
  38. Cassana, F., Maiale, S., Masciarelli, O., Vidal, A., Luna, v. and Ruiz, O. 2009. Cadaverine production by Azospirillum brasilense and its possible role in plant growth promotion and osmotic stress mitigation. European Journal of Soil Biology. 45: 12-19.
  39. 2008

  40. Cassan, F., Sgroy, V., Perrig, D., Masciarelli, O. and Luna, V. 2008. Pruduccion de fitohormonas por Azospirillum sp. Aspectos fisiologicos y tecnologicos de la promocion del crecimiento vegetal In: Azospirillum sp.: cell physiology, plant interactions and agronomic research in Argentina. F. D. Cassan and I. Garcia de Salamone (Eds.). Published by: Asociacion Argentina de Microbiologia, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Chapter 4. pp. 61-86.
  41. 2007

  42. Boiero, L., Perrig, D., Masciarelli, O., Penna, C., Cassan, F. and Luna, V. 2007 Phytohormone production by three strains of Bradyrhizobium japonicum, and possible physiological and technological implications. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 74: 874-880.
  43. Perrig, D., Boiero, M.-L., Masciarelli, O., Penna, C., Cassan, F. and Luna, V. 2007 Plant growth promoting compounds produced by two agronomically important strains of Azospirillum brasilense, and their implications for inoculant formulation. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 75: 1143-1150.
  44. 2006

  45. Ribaudo, C., Krumpholz, E., Cassan, F., Bottini, R., Cantore M. and Cura, A. 2006 Azospirillum sp. promotes root hair development in tomato plants through a mechanism that involves ethylene. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation. 25: 175-185.
  46. 2004

  47. Bottini, R., Cassan, F. and Piccoli, P. 2004. Gibberelin production by bacteria and ist involvement in plant growth promotion and yield increase. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 65: 497-503.
  48. 2003

  49. Cassan, F. D., Piccoli, P., and Bottini, R. 2003. Promocion del crecimiento vegetal por Azospirillum sp. a traves de la produccion de giberelinas. Un modelo alternativo para incrementar la produccion agricola. Universidad Nacional de Santiago del Estero. Microbiologia Agricola. 1-16.
  50. 2001

  51. Cassan, F., Bottini, R., Schneider, G. and Piccoli, P. 2001. Azospirillum brasilense and Azospirillum lipoferrum hydrolyze conjugates of GA20 and metabolize the resultant aglycones to GA1 in seedlings of rice dwarf mutants. Plant Physiology. 125: 2053-2058.
  52. Cassan, F., Lucangeli, C., Bottini R. and Piccoli, P. 2001. Azospirillum spp. metabolize [17,17-2H2]gibberellin A20 to [17,17-2H2] gibberellin A1 in vivo in dy rice mutant seedlings. Plant and Cell Physiology. 42: 763-767.
  53. Cassan, F., Bottini, R. and Piccoli, P. 2001 In vivo GA9 metabolism by Azospirillum sp. in dy dwarf rice mutants seedlings. Proceedings-Plant Growth Regulation. 28: 124-129.