Cecilia M. Creus

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  1. Maroniche, G.A., Garcia, J.E., Salcedo, F., Creus, C.M. 2016. Molecular identification of Azospirillum spp.: Limitations of 16S rRNAand qualities of rpoD as genetic markers. Microbiological Research. 195: 1–10.

  2. Pagnussat, L.A., Salcedo, F., Maroniche, G., Keel, C., Valverde, C., and Creus, C.M. 2016. Interspecific cooperation: enhanced growth, attachment and strain-specific distribution in biofilms through Azospirillum brasilense-Pseudomonas protegens co-cultivation. FEMS - Environmental Microbiology Letter. 363: 1-9.

  3. Foresi, N., Correa-Aragunde, N., Amenta, M., Arruebarrena, A., Creus, C.M., and Lamattina, L. 2016. Detection of Nitric Oxide and Determination of Nitrite Concentrations in Arabidopsis thaliana and Azospirilum brasilense. Bio-Protocol. 6(6): 1-10.


  4. Cassan, F.D., Okon, Y., and Creus, C.M. 2015. Handbook for Azospirillum. Handbook for Azospirillum: Technical Issues and Protocols. (Full text of the book. 7.9 Mb). Cassan, F.D., Okon, Y., and Creus, C.M. (Eds.). Springer International Publishing Switzerland. ISBN 978-3-319-06541-0. 514 pp.

  5. Dal Lago, C.C., Creus, C.M., and Pereyra, M.A. 2015. Azospirillum growth promotion is related to changes in ferulate and dehydrodiferulate contents in cell wall of inoculated cucumber seedlings hypocotyls. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 6: 1650-1661.


  6. Arruebarrena Di Palma, A., Pereyra, C.M., Moreno-Ramirez, L., Xiqui-Vazquez, M.L., Baca, B.E., Pereyra, M.A., Lamattina, L., and Creus, C.M. 2013. Denitrification-derived nitric oxide modulates biofilm formation in Azospirillum brasilense. FEMS - Microbiology Letter. 338: 77–85.


  7. Carrozzi, L. E., Creus, C. M., Barassi, C. A., Monterubbianesi, G., and Di Benedetto, A. 2012. Reparation of aged lettuce (Lactuca sativa) seeds by osmotic priming and Azospirillum brasilense inoculation. Botany. 90: 1093-1102.

  8. Pereyra, M. A., Garcia, P., Colabelli, M. N., Barassi, C. A., and Creus, C. M. 2012. A better water status in wheat seedlings induced by Azospirillum under osmotic stress is related to morphological changes in xylem vessels of the coleoptile. Applied Soil Ecology. 53: 94-97.


  9. 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

  10. Creus, C. M., Pereyra, M. A., Casanovas, E. M., Sueldo, R. J., and Barassi, C. A. 2010. Plant Growth-Promoting effects of rhizobacteria on abiotic stressed plants. Azospirillum-Grasses model. Plant Science and Biotechnology in South America: Focus on Argentina. 2: 49-59.

  11. Pereyra, C. M., Ramella, N. A., Pereyra, M. A., Barassi, C. A., and Creus, C. M. 2010. Changes in cucumber hypocotyl cell wall dynamics caused by Azospirillum brasilense inoculation. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 48: 62-69.


  12. Pereyra, M. A., Ballesteros, F. M., Creus, C. M., Sueldo, R. J. and Barassi, C. A. 2009. Seedlings growth promotion by Azospirillum brasilense under normal and drought conditions remains unaltered in Tebuconazole-treated wheat seeds. European Journal of Soil Biology. 45: 20-27.


  13. Molina-Favero, C., Creus, c. M., Simontacchi, M., Puntarulo, S. and Lamattina, L. 2008. Aerobic Nitric Oxide Production by Azospirillum brasilense Sp245 and Its Influence on Root Architecture in Tomato. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 21: 1001-1009.

  14. Creus, C.M,, Pereyra, M.A., Molina-Favero, M.C., Ramella, N.A., Casanovas, E.M., Pereyra, C.M., Arruabarrena Di Palma, A., Lamattina, L., Sueldo, R.J. and Barassi, C.A. 2008. La pared celular como target en la promocion del crecimiento de las plantas por Azospirillum. In: Azospirillum sp.: cell physiology, plant interactions and agronomic research in Argentina. Cassan, F., Garcia de Salamone, I., Eds. Published by Asociacion Argentina de Microbiologia, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Chapter 6. ISBN: 978-987-98475-8-9.

  15. Barassi, C.A. Sueldo, R.J., Creus, C.M., Carrozzi, L., Casanovas, E.M., Pereyra, M.A. 2008. Potencialidad de Azospirillum en optimizar el crecimiento vegetal bajo condiciones adversas. In: Azospirillum sp.: cell physiology, plant interactions and agronomic research in Argentina. Cassan, F., Garcia de Salamone, I., Eds. Published by Asociacion Argentina de Microbiologia, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Chapter 3. ISBN: 978-987-98475-8-9.


  16. Molina-Favero C., Creus C.M., Lanteri M.L., Correa Aragunde N., Lombardo M.C., Barassi C.A., Lamattina L. 2007. Nitric oxide and plant growth promoting rhizobacteria: common features influencing root growth and development. Advances in Botanical Research 46: 1-33

  17. Barassi C.A.; Sueldo R.J.; Creus C.M.; Carrozzi L.E.; Casanovas E.M. and M.A. Pereyra. 2007. Azospirillum spp., a dynamic soil bacterium favourable to vegetable crop production. ReviewPaper, Invited Author, in Dynamic Soil, Dynamic Plant, 1(2), 68-82. (ISSN 1749-6500).

  18. Pereyra, M. A., Gonzalez, R. L., Creus, C. M. and Barassi, C. A. 2007. Root colonization vs. seedling growth, in two Azospirillum-inoculated wheat species. Cereal Research Communications, 35, 1621–1629.


  19. Barassi, C. A., Ayrault, G., Creus, C. M., Sueldo, R. J. and Sobrero, M. T. 2006. Seed inoculation with Azospirillum mitigates NaCl effects on lettuce. Scientia Horticulturae 109, 8-14


  20. Creus, C. M., Graziano, M., Casanovas, E. M. and Pereyra, M. A., Simontacchi, M., Puntarulo, S., Barassi, C.A. and Lamattina, L. 2005. Nitric Oxide is Involved in the Azospirillum brasilense-induced Lateral Root Formation in Tomato. Planta, 221, 297–303.


  21. Creus, C. M., Sueldo, R. J. and Barassi, C. A. 2004. Water relations and yield in Azospirillum inoculated wheat exposed to drought in the field. Canadian Journal of Botany 82: 273-281.


  22. Ayrault G., C.A. Barassi, R.J. Sueldo, C.M. Creus y M.T. Sobrero. 2001. ¿Puede Azospirillum mejorar la germinacion de lechuga bajo condiciones salinas? Horticultura Argentina 20 31. ISSN 0327-3431.

  23. Raimondi, J.P., Creus, C.M., Feingold, S. y Camadro, E.L. 2001. Las plantas transgenicas: ¿Constituyen un riesgo para la salud humana y el ambiente? Nexos 15: 15-20.

  24. Creus, C.M., Sueldo, R.J. and Barassi, C.A. 1998. Water relations in Azospirillum-inoculated wheat seedlings under osmotic stress. Canadian Journal of Botany, 76, 238-244.

  25. Creus, C.M., Sueldo, R.J. and Barassi, C.A. 1997. Shoot growth and water status in Azospirillum-inoculated wheat seedlings grown under osmotic and salt stresses. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 35, 939-944.

  26. Castellari, C.C., Quadrelli de Escuder, A.M., Andreoli, Y.E., Creus, C.M. y Barassi, C.A. 1997. Poblaciones nativas de Azospirillum asociadas a dos cultivares de trigo, en suelos del sudeste de la Provincia de Buenos Aires (Argentina). Revista Argentina de la Ciencia del Suelo15: 42-44.

  27. Creus, C.M., Sueldo, R.J. and Barassi, C.A. 1996. Azospirillum inoculation in pregerminating wheat seeds. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 42: 83-86.

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