Scientific productivity


Gina Holguin


Scientific Production (1992-2007):
- Original publications in peer-reviewed, scientific journals - 33
- Publications of chapters in books - 24
- Publication of a book - 1
- Publications in languages other than English
and popular scientific publications-
18


- Total number of academic publications - 76
Others:
- Theses (B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.) 3
- Participation in scientific conferences 24


Total citations of the academic production of Gina in scientific journals (until 2010):816 citations.

THESES

Holguin, G. 2001. Ph.D. "Improving the plant-growth promoting ability of Azospirillum brasilense by genetic manipulation", University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Directed by Prof. Bernard R. Glick.

Holguin, G. 1996. M.Sc. "Análisis de los factores que promueven la fijación de nitrógeno de Azospirillum brasilense Cd al crecer en cultivo mixto con Staphylococcus sp., bacteria aislada de la rizosfera del mangle" (en Español y en Ingles). Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Centro Interdisciplinario de Ciencias Marinas (IPN-CICIMAR), La Paz, Mexico). Directed by Prof. Yoav Bashan.

Holguin, G. 1992. B.Sc. in Marine Biology. "Sinergismo y antagonismo en fijacion de nitrogeno inducida por la interaccion entre bacterias de la rizosfera y los mangles Rhizophora mangle y Avicennia germinans", (en Español). Departamento de Biologia Marina del Area Ciencias del Mar, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California Sur, La Paz, Mexico. Directed by Prof. Yoav Bashan.

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

  1. Holguin, G., Guzman, M.A., and Bashan, Y. 1992. Two new nitrogen-fixing bacteria from the rhizosphere of mangrove trees, isolation, identification and in vitro interaction with Staphylococcus sp. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 101: 207-216. This paper was cited 41 times until 2010

  2. Holguin, G., and Bashan, Y. 1992. Increased aggressiveness of Alternaria macrospora, a causal agent of leaf blight in cotton monoculture.Canadian Journal of Botany 70 :1878-1884. This paper was cited 6 times until 2010

  3. Puente, M.E., Vega-Villasante, F., Holguin, G., and Bashan, Y. 1992. Susceptibility of the brine shrimp Artemia and its pathogen Vibrio parahaemolyticus to chlorine dioxide in contaminated sea-water. Journal of Applied Bacteriology 73: 465-471. This paper was cited 16 times until 2010

  4. Bashan, Y. and Holguin, G. 1993. Anchoring of Azospirillum brasilense to hydrophobic polystyrene and wheat roots. Journal of General Microbiology 139: 379-385. This paper was cited 20 times until 2010

  5. Holguin, G., Bowers, R. and Bashan, Y. 1993. The degeneration of Cardon populations in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Cactus and Succulent Journal 65 : 64-67.This paper was cited 2 times until 2010

  6. Bashan, Y. and Holguin, G. 1994. Root-to-root travel of the beneficial bacterium Azospirillum brasilense. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 60:2120-2131. This paper was cited 27 times until 2010

  7. Bashan, Y. and Holguin, G. 1995. Inter-root movement of Azospirillum brasilense and subsequent root colonization of crop and weed seedlings growing in soil. Microbial Ecology 29: 269-281.This paper was cited 15 times until 2010

  8. Bashan, Y., Puente, M.E., Rodriguez-Mendoza, M.N., Toledo, G., Holguin, G., Ferrera-Cerrato, R. and Pedrin, S. 1995. Survival of Azospirillum brasilense in the bulk soil and rhizosphere of 23 soil types. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 61 : 1938-1945. This paper was cited 43 times until 2010

  9. Bashan, Y., Toledo, G. and Holguin, G. 1995. Flat top decay syndrome of the giant cardon cactus (Pachycereus pringlei): description and distribution in Baja California Sur,Mexico. Canadian Journal of Botany 73:683-692. This paper was cited 4 times until 2010

  10. Giani, L., Bashan, Y., Holguin, G. and Strangmann, A. 1996.Characteristics and methanogenesis of the Balandra lagoon mangrove soils,Baja California Sur, Mexico. Geoderma 72: 149-160. This paper was cited 18 times until 2010

  11. Holguin, G. and Bashan, Y. 1996. Nitrogen-fixation by Azospirillum brasilense Cd is promoted when co-cultured with a mangrove rhizosphere bacterium (Staphylococcus sp.) Soil Biology and Biochemistry 28: 1651-1660. This paper was cited 28 times until 2010

  12. Bashan, Y., and Holguin, G. 1998. Proposal for the division of Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria into two classifications: biocontrol-PGPB (Plant Growth-Promoting Bacteria) and PGPB. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 30: 1225-1228. This paper was cited 55 times until 2010

  13. Puente, M.E., Holguin, G., Glick, B.R. and Bashan, Y. 1999.Root-surface colonization of black mangrove seedlings by Azospirillum halofraeferens and Azospirillum brasilense in seawater. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 29:283-292. This paper was cited 17 times until 2010

  14. Bashan,Y., Gonzalez, L.E., Toledo,G., Leon de La Luz, J.L.,Bethlenfalvay, G.J, Troyo, E., Rojas, A., Holguin, G., Puente, M.E.,Lebsky,V.K., Vazquez, P., Castellanos, T. and Glazier, E. 2000. A proposal for conservation of exemplary stands of the giant cardon cactus(Pachycereus pringlei [S. Wats Britt. & Ross]) in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Natural Areas Journal 20: 197-200. This paper was cited 4 times until 2010

  15. Vazquez, P., Holguin, G., Puente, M.E., Lopez-Cortes, A. and Bashan, Y. 2000. Phosphate-solubilizing microorganisms associated with the rhizosphere of mangroves in a semiarid coastal lagoon. Biology and Fertility of Soils 30 : 460-468. This paper was cited 49 times until 2010

  16. Holguin, G., Glick, B.R. 2001. Expression of the ACC deaminase gene from Enterobacter cloacae UW4 in Azospirillum brasilense. Microbial Ecology 41: 281-288 This paper was cited 25 times until 2010

  17. Rojas, A., Holguin, G., Glick, B.R. and Bashan, Y. 2001. Synergism between Phyllobacterium sp. (N2-fixer) and Bacillus licheniformis (P-solubilizer), both from a semiarid mangrove rhizosphere. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 35 :181-187 This paper was cited 19 times until 2010

  18. Liu X., Tiquia S. M., Holguin G., Wu L., Nold S. C., Devol A. H., Tiedje J. M., and Zhou J. 2003. Molecular diversity of denitrifying genes in continental margin sediments within the oxygen deficient zone of the Pacific Coast of Mexico.Applied and Environmental Microbiology 69: 3549-3560. This paper was cited 53 times until 2010

  19. Holguin, G., Glick, B.R. 2003. Transformation of Azospirillum brasilense Cd with an ACC deaminase gene (adcS) from Enterobacter cloacae UW4 fused to the Tetr gene promoter improves the fitness and plant growth promoting ability.Microbial Ecology 46: 122-133. This paper was cited 13 times until 2010

  20. Diocares, R., Morey, T. and Holguin, G. 2006. Producing and dispensing small quantities of 15N2 gas at atmospheric pressure. Analytical Biochemistry 352: 302-304

  21. Galindo, T., Polania, J., Sanchez, J., Moreno, N., Vanegas, J., and Holguin, G. 2006. Microbial inoculants effects on growth promotion of mangrove and Citrullus vulgaris in San Andres Isla, Colombia. Acta Biologica Colombiana 11: 83-97.

  22. Holguin, G., Gonzalez-Zamorano, P., de-Bashan, L.E., Mendoza, R., Amador, E., and Bashan, Y. 2006. Mangrove health in an arid environment encroached by urban development – a case study. Science of the Total Environment 363: 260-274 This paper was cited 1 time until 2010.

  23. Rodriguez, H., Mendoza, A., Cruz, M.A., Holguin, G., Glick B.R., and Bashan, Y. 2006. Pleiotropic physiological effects in the plant growth-promoting bacterium Azospirillum brasilense following chromosomal labeling in the clpX gene. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 57: 217-225. This paper was cited 6 times until 2010.

  24. Flores-Mireles, A.L., S.C. Winans, and G. Holguin. 2007. Molecular Characterization of diazotrophic and denitrifying bacteria associated with mangrove roots. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73: 7308–7321. This paper was cited 2 times until 2010

    PEER-REVIEWED REVIEW ARTICLES

  25. Bashan, Y., Holguin, G. and Ferrera-Cerato, R. 1996. Interactions between plants and beneficial microorganism: I.Azospirillum.Terra 14:159-194.(In Spanish). This paper was cited 2 times until 2010

  26. Bashan, Y., Holguin, G. and Ferrera-Cerato, R. 1996. Interactions between plants and beneficial microorganism: II. Associative rhizosphere bacteria. Terra 14 : 195-210. (In Spanish).

  27. Holguin, G., Bashan, Y. and Ferrera-Cerato, R. 1996. Interactions between plants and beneficial microorganism: III. Methods for isolation and characterization of mycorrhizal fungi and plant growth-promoting microorganisms.Terra 14: 211-227 (In Spanish). This paper was cited 1 time until 2010

  28. Bashan, Y. and Holguin, G. 1997. Azospirillum -plant relationships: environmental and physiological advances (1990-1996). Canadian Journal of Microbiology 43: 103-121. This paper was cited 188 times until 2010

  29. Holguin, G., Patten, C.L., and Glick, B.R. 1999. Genetics and molecular biology of Azospirillum. Biology and Fertility of Soils 29: 10-23. This paper was cited 16 times until 2010

  30. Glick, B.R., and Holguin, G. 1999. The use of Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria to improve plant productivity. In: Biotechnology International II. Edited by: F. Fox and T.H. Connor, Universal Medical Press, Florida, USA, pp. 246-249.

  31. Holguin, G., Vazquez, P., and Bashan, Y. 2001. The role of sediment microorganisms in the productivity, conservation, and rehabilitation of the mangrove ecosystems: an overview. Biology and Fertility of Soils 33: 265-278. This paper was cited 44 times until 2010

  32. Bashan, Y., and Holguin, G. 2002. Plant growth-promoting bacteria: a potential tool for arid mangrove reforestation. Trees: Structure and Function 16: 159-166. This paper was cited 7 times until 2010

  33. Bashan, Y., Holguin, G. and de-Bashan, L.E. 2004. Azospirillum-plant relationships: physiological, molecular, agricultural, and enviromental advances (1997 - 2003). Canadian Journal of Microbiology 50: 521 - 577 This paper was cited 94 times until 2010

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

  1. Bashan, Y., Holguin, G. and Puente, M.E. 1992. Biofertilizers as an agricultural alternative. (Alternativa regional por fertilizantes bacterianos) In: Use and management of the natural resources of Sierra de la Laguna of Baja California Sur. (Ed) A. Ortega. CIB Press, La Paz, Mexico. pp. 47-67. (in Spanish, Mexico)

  2. Bashan, Y., Holguin, G. and Lifshitz, R. 1993. Isolation and characterization of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria. In: Methods in plant molecular biology and biotechnology . (Eds.) B.R. Glick. and J.E. Thompson . CRC Press, USA. pp. 331-345.

  3. Holguin, G. 1999. Attachment of plant growth promoting bacteria. In: Biochemical and Genetic Mechanisms Used by Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria. Imperial College Press, London, UK.

  4. Holguin, G. 1999. Nitrogen fixation of plant growth promoting bacteria. In: Biochemical and Genetic Mechanisms Used by Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria. Imperial College Press, London UK.

  5. Whitmore, R. C., Brusca, R. C., Leon de la Luz, J. L, Gonzalez-Zamorano, P., Mendoza-Salgado, R., Amador-Silva, E. S., Holguin, G., Galvan-Magaia, F., Hastings, P. A., Cartron, J. L., Felger, R. S., Seminoff, J. A., McIvor, C. C. 2005. The ecological importance of mangroves in Baja California Sur: Conservation implications for an endangered ecosystem. In: J.-L. E. Cartron, G. Ceballos, and R. S. Felger, Eds. Biodiversity, Ecosystems, and Conservation in Northern Mexico. Oxford University Press. New York. pp. 298-333.

  6. Poghosyan A., Holguin G., Bacilio M. 2005. Papaya diseases, ecology and control. In: Encyclopedia of Pest Management. Dekker Pub. , New York, NY, USA. pp.1-5.

  7. de-Bashan, L. E., Holguin, G., Glick, B.R. and Bashan, Y. 2007. Bacterias promotoras de crecimiento en plantas para propósitos agrícolas y ambientales. Microbiología Agrícola,hongos, bacterias,micro y macrofauna, control biologico, planta-microorganismo. (Eds.) Ferrera-Cerrato, R., and Alarcon, A. Editorial Trillas, Mexico City, Mexico. pp. 170-224.

  8. Holguin, G., and Bashan, Y. 2007. La importancia de los manglares y su microbiología para el sostenimiento de las pesquerias costeras. Microbiología Agrícola, hongos, bacterias,micro y macrofauna, control biologico, planta-microorganismo. (Eds.) Ferrera-Cerrato, R., and Alarcon, A. Editorial Trillas, Mexico City, Mexico. pp. 233-248.

  9. Holguin, G., Vazquez, P., Sanchez, X., Lopez de los Santos, Y., Flores, A., Melgarejo, L. M., Vanegas, J., Galindo, T., Davila_Lule, A., Polania, J. and Ruiz, M. 2011 Microbiologia del manglar In: Los manglares de la Peninsula de Baja California [The mangroves of the Baja California peninsula]. (Eds.) Serviere-Zaragoza, E., Felix-Pico, E.F., Riosantena-Rodriguez, R., and Leon de la Luz, J.L. Chapter: 5 pp 323 Published by: CIBNOR, La Paz, Mexico (in Spanish).

PUBLICATIONS IN CONFERENCE’S BOOKS

  1. Bashan, Y., Holguin, G., Puente, M. E., Carrillo, A., Alcaraz-Melendez, L., Lopez-Cortes, A., and Ochoa, J.-L. 1993. Critical evaluation of plant inoculation with beneficial bacteria from the genus Azospirillum. In: Agroecology Sustainability and Education. (Eds). R. Ferrera-Cerrato and R. Quintero Lizaola. Published by Centro de Edafologia, Colegio de Postgraduados, Montecillo, Mexico. pp. 115-126.

  2. Bashan, Y. and Holguin, G. 1993. Irreversible attachment of Azospirillum brasilense to hydrophobic surfaces. In: New horizons in Nitrogen Fixation. Series: Current plant science and biotechnology in Agriculture, vol. 17. (Eds.) R. Palacios, J. Mora and W.E. Newton. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. p. 218.

  3. Holguin, G. and Bashan, Y. 1993. Increasing the nitrogen-fixing activity of Azospirillum by mixed culturing with Staphylococcus sp. In: New horizons in nitrogen fixation. Series: Current plant science and biotechnology in Agriculture, vol. 17. (Eds) R. Palacios, J. Mora and W.E. Newton. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. p. 726.

  4. Bashan, Y. Carrillo, A. and Holguin, G. 1994. Rhizosphere dispersion of the biofertilizer Azospirillum brasilense. In: Improving plant productivity with rhizosphere bacteria,. (Eds.) M.H. Ryder, P.M. Stephens and G.D. Bowen. Published by CSIRO Division of Soils, Australia pp. 213-215.

  5. Bashan, Y., Holguin, G., Rodriguez, N. Puente, M.E., and Ferrera-Cerrato, R. 1994. Azospirillum brasilense: root colonization of weeds and crop plants, inter-root movement and survival in soils and rhizosphere. In: Transactions of the 15th World Congress of Soil Science 4a: 13-29. (Ed.) J.D. Etchevers. Published by the International Society of Soil Science.

  6. Toledo, G., Bashan, y., Holguin, G., Vazquez-Correa, P. and Lopez-Cortes, A. 1994. Nitrogen fixing and phosphate solubilizing bacteria in mangrove communities. In: Transactions of the 15th World Congress of Soil Science 4b: 219-220. (Ed.) J.D. Etchevers. Published by the International Society of Soil Science.

  7. Bashan, Y., Puente, M.E., Rodriguez-Mendoza, M.N., Holguin, G., Toledo, G., Ferrera-Cerrato, R., and Pedrin, S. 1994. Soil parameters which affect the survival of Azospirillum brasilense. In: Azospirillum VI and related microorganisms, genetics-physiology-ecology. (Eds) I. Fendrik, M. Del Gallo, J. Vanderleyden and M. de Zamaroczy. NATO ASI Series, Series G: Ecological Sciences, Vol. G37:441-449. Springer Verlag, Germany.

  8. Bashan, Y., Carrillo, A., and Holguin, G. 1995. New synthetic and multi-species bacterial inoculants for Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria. In: Nitrogen Fixation: fundamentals and Applications (Eds.) I.A. Tikhonovich, N.A. Provorov, V.I. Romanov, W.E. Newton. In the series “Current plant science and biotechnology in agriculture” Vol. 27. p. 750. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Boston, London.

  9. Bashan, Y., Holguin, G. and Carrillo, A. 1995. Mixed bacterial inoculants and microencapsulated synthetic inoculants: present status and future prospects. In: Proceedings of the International Workshop on Associative Interactions of Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria with Plants. (Ed) V. Ignatov. Saratov, Russia.

  10. Bashan, Y. and Holguin, G. 1997. Short and medium term avenues for Azospirillum inoculation. In: Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Plant-Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria. Japan OECD Joint Workshop. (Eds.) A. Ogoshi, K. Kobayashi, Y. Homma, F. Kodama, N. Kondo and S. Akino. Sapporo, Japan, pp 130-149.

  11. Bashan Y., Gonzalez, L.E., Moreno, M., Puente, M.E., Rojas, A., Bethlenfalvay, G.J., Carrillo, A., Holguin, G., Vazquez, P., and Glick, B.R. 2000. Environmental applications of plant growth promoting bacteria of the genus Azospirillum. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Plant Pathogenic Bacteria, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, July 23-27. Solke H. de Boer, (Ed.) Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands pp. 68-74.

  12. Holguin, G., Glick, B.R. 2000. Inoculation of tomato plants with Azospirillum brasilense transformed with the ACC deaminase gene from Enterobacter cloacae UW4. Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria,” October 29- November 3, Cordova, Argentina.

  13. Bashan, Y., Moreno, M., Puente, M.E., Holguin, G., Vazquez, P., Troyo, E., Glick, B.R. 2000. Inoculation of marine plants with marine plant growth-promoting bacteria and Halotolerant Azospirillum- A novel approach of employing PGPB’s for environmental use and seawater agriculture. In: Proceedings of the 5th Internationalplant growth-promoting rhizobacteria conference. Auburn University Web Site

  14. Rojas, A., Holguin, G., Bashan, Y., y Glick, B.R. Mutualism between Phyllobacterium sp. (N2 fixer) and Bacillus licheniformis (P-solubilizer) from semiarid mangrove rhizosphere. In: Proceedings of the 5th International plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria conference. Auburn University Web Site

  15. Bashan, Y., Vazquez, P., Holguin, G., Rojas, A., and Puente, M.E. 2001. Microbiology of mangroves and recuperation of estuaries and coastal environments using plant growth-promoting bacteria. 3rd International Congress on Environmental Microbiology. Bogota, Colombia 9-11.5. 2001. pp. 46-50.

  16. Holguin G., Carrillo A., Eberhard A., Gronquist M. R., Bashan Y. 2003. Vibrio sp., a potential plant growth-promoting bacterium from mangrove roots, produces four types of acyl homoserine lactone. In: Vol 2. Abstracts and short papers. 6th International Workshop on Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria, Calicut Kerala, India, 5-10 October. Edited by the Indian Institute of Spices Research, pp. 410-416.

  17. Holguin G.,Bacilio, M. 2003. Plant growth promoting bacteria isolated from rhizosphere of papaya plants (Carica papaya L. var. Criolla) cultivated in a semi-desert area of Mexico. In: Vol 2. Abstracts and short papers. 6th International Workshop on Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria, Calicut Kerala, India, 5-10 October. Edited by the Indian Institute of Spices Research, pp. 409-410

PUBLICATIONS NOT IN ENGLISH IN SCIENTIFIC AND POPULAR JOURNALS AND IN NEWSPAPERS
  1. Bashan, Y., Holguin, G. and Li, C.Y. 1996. Damiana: an aphrodisiac plant from the Mexican desert. Sinorama, 29:44-47 (in Chinese and English).

  2. Holguin, G., Bashan, Y., and Alcaraz-Melendez, L. 1999. Damiana: an aphrodisiac plant from the Mexican desert. Ciencia y Desarrollo 25:74-77. (in Spanish).

  3. Holguin, G., Bashan, Y., Mendoza-Salgado, R.A., Amador, E., Toledo, G., Vazquez, P., and Amador, A. 1998. Los manglares, bosques en la frontera entre el mar y la tierra. Ciencia y Desarrollo 25:26-35.

  4. Holguin, G. 1999. Agrobacterium: una experta en ingenieria genetica. Periodico La Jornada Marzo 29.

  5. Holguin, G. 1999. Como se corta el ADN? Periodico La Jornada, Octubre 11.

  6. Holguin, G. 1999. The problem at the UNAM: a politicized conflict. Periodico El Financiero Diciembre 1.

  7. Holguin, G. 1999. Plantas que producen plastico: Avances de la ingenieria genetica. Periodico La Jornada , Abril 12.

  8. Bashan, Y., Toledo, G., Gonzalez, L.E., Holguin, G. 2000. The fall of the giants. An analysis of the decay of Cardon (Pachycereus pringlei) in Baja California Sur. Ciencia y Desarrollo26:30-37. (in Spanish).

  9. Holguin, G. 2000. Mapa “completo” del genoma humano. Periodico La Jornada, Abril 17, 2000.

  10. Holguin, G. 2000. Censos poblacionales bacterianos. Periodico La Jornada, Mayo 29, 2000.

  11. Bashan, Y., and Holguin, G. 2001. Serios problemas enfrenta en Baja California Sur el Cardon o cactus gigante. Periodico La Jornada, Enero 8, (seccion Lunes en la Ciencia).

  12. Holguin, G. 2002. Puede un organismo acelerar su propia evolucion? ,Biomedicas, 10:7.

  13. Flores-Mireles, A.L., y Holguin, G,. 2003. Manglares: Importancia economica vs. ecologica. Cual tiene mas peso en la Sociedad? Analisis, 3(29):28-29.

  14. Holguin G., Bashan Y., Puente E., Carrillo A., Bethlenfalvay G., Rojas A., Vazquez P., Toledo G., Bacilio Jimenez M., Glick B. R., Gonzalez de Bashan L., Lebsky V., Moreno M., Hernandez J. P.. 2003. Promocion del crecimiento en plantas por bacterias de la rizosfera. Agricultura Tecnica en Mexico. 29:201-211.

  15. Holguin, G. 2004. Si Brasil puede, ¿por que? nosotros no? Periodico El Sudcaliforniano. 9 y 23 de Mayo.

  16. Holguin, G., Patterson, P. 2004. Los daños causados por los campos de Golf. Periodico El Peninsular. 29.11.2004.

  17. Galindo, T., Polania, J., Sanchez, J., Moreno, N., Vanegas, J., and Holguin, G. 2006. Effecto de inoculantes microbianos sobre la promocion de crecimiento de plantulas de mangle y plantas de Citrullus vulgaris, San Andres Isla, Colombia. Acta Biologica Colombiana 11:83-97.

  18. Holguin-Zehfuss, G. 2008. La comunicacion entre bacterias y plantas. Ciencia 59 (2): 72-78.

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS IN CONFERENCES

  1. Holguin, G. and Bashan, Y. 1991. Synergism and antagonism in nitrogen fixation induced by interactions between rhizosphere bacteria of mangrove trees. 13th North American Symbiotic nitrogen fixation conference. August, 1991. Banff, Canada.

  2. Holguin, G. and Bashan, Y. 1992. Increasing the nitrogen-fixing activity of Azospirillum by mixed culturing with Staphylococcus sp. 9th International Congress on Nitrogen Fixation. 6-12.12.92. Cancun, Mexico. Abstract # 857.

  3. Holguin, G. and Bashan, Y. 1993. Azospirillum fixes more nitrogen when interacting with the mangrove rhizosphere bacteria Staphylococcus sp. 6th International Symposium on Nitrogen Fixation with non-legumes. 6-10.9.93, Ismailia, Egypt. p. 9.

  4. Holguin, G., Bashan, Y., Toledo, G., Vazquez-Correa, P. and Lopez-Cortes, A. 1995. Microbiology of mangrove communities. In: 46th annual Congress of the Pacific Fisheries Technologies, 6-8.2.1995, Mazatlan, Mexico. p. 8.

  5. Bashan, Y. and Holguin G. 1995. The importance of mangrove communitites to coastal fisheries. In: 46th Annual Congress of The Pacific Fisheries Technologies, 6-8.2. 1995, Mazatlan, Mexico. P.8.

  6. Bashan, Y. and Holguin, G. 1995. Ecological soil factors affecting the inoculation of plants with beneficial bacteria. In: 1st International Meeting on Microbial Ecology. May 8-12, 1995. Mexico City. P. 41.

  7. Bashan, Y., Carrillo, A. and Holguin, G. 1995. New synthetic and multi-species bacterial inoculants for plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria. In: 10th International Congress on Nitrogen Fixation. 28.5-3.6.1995. St. Petersburg, Russia. Abstract # 653.

  8. Carrillo, A., Bashan, Y., and Holguin G. 1995. Bacterial inoculants for semi-arid agriculture. In: Workshop on Food, Marine Natural Resources and Terrestrial Natural Resources. December 11-12, 1995, La Paz, Mexico.

  9. Bashan, Y., Toledo, G., and Holguin, G. 1997. Sindrome de decaimiento y de “Aplanacion apical” en el cardon gigante (Pachycereus pringlei): descripcion y distribucion en Baja California Sur, Mexico. In: Helia Bravo Hollis” First National Congress on Cacti. 26-29.11.97. Montecillo, Mexico.

  10. Vazquez, P., Rojas, A., Amador, A., Toledo, G., Puente. M.E., Lopez-Cortes, A., Holguin, G., and Bashan, Y. 1998. Nitrogen fixation and phosphate solubilization in an arid mangrove ecosystem in Baja California Sur, Mexico. In: 8th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, August 9-14, 1998, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. p. 337.

  11. Holguin, G., y Glick, B.R. 2000. Expression of the ACC deaminase gene from Enterobacter cloacae UW4 in Azospirillum brasilense. The Canadian society of Plant Physiologists; CSPP Eastern Regional Meeting, Waterloo Ontario, Canada, December 10, 2000.

  12. Liu, X., Wu, L., Hurt, R., Holguin, G., Devol, A., Tiedje, J.M., and Zhou, J. 2001. Nitrite reductase (nir) genes as functional markers to analyze diversity of denitrifying bacteria in Mexican continental margin sediments. In: BI-OMP 2001, Biotechnology Investigations-Oceans Margins Program. March 29-31, 2001, Savannah Georgia, USA.

  13. Bashan, Y., Holguin, G., Rojas, A., y Vazquez, P. 2001. The role of sediment microorganisms in the productivity, conservation, and rehabilitation of mangrove ecosystems. International symposium on mangroves, evolution, physiology and conservation. Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (RCAST), University of Tokyo, Japan, July 10-12.

  14. Bashan, Y., Vazquez, P., Holguin, G., Rojas, A., y Puente, M.E. 2001. Microbiologia del manglar, recuperacion de estuarios y ambientes costeros mediante la utilizacion de bacterias promotoras de crecimiento vegetal. 3rd Congreso Internacional de Microbiologia Ambiental, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia, Mayo 9-11.

  15. Holguin, G., Carrillo, A., y Bashan, Y. 2002. Beneficial bacteria and signal molecules in the rhizosphere of mangrove trees. 6th International Symposium on Environmental Biotechnology. Veracruz, Mexico, Junio 9-12.

  16. Holguin, G., Glick, B.R. 2002. Transfer of the ACC deaminase gene from Enterobacter cloacae UW4 into Azospirillum brasilense gives the latter biocontrol properties. 6th International Symposium on Environmental Biotechnology. Veracruz, Mexico, Junio 9-12.

  17. Holguin, G. 2002. Inoculantes con bacterias promotoras del crecimiento vegetal. In: Investigacion basica y aplicada sobre inoculantes para la agricultura. Montecillo, Mexico, 15.2. 2002. (Invited lecture).

  18. Holguin, G. 2002. Invited as panel member of the round table discussion “Evolucion Biologica” celebrating the Day of the Marine Biologist. In: Departamento de Biologia Marina de la Universidad Autonoma de Baja California Sur, La Paz, Mexico, 1.6.2002. (Invited speaker)

  19. Holguin, G. 2002. Bacterias promotoras de crecimiento en plantas: Investigacion basica y aplicada. 21st Reunion Latinoamericana de rhizobiologia. Cocoyoc, Mexico, 21-24.10.2002 (Invited lecture).

  20. Holguin G. y Bacilio M. 2003. Plant growth promoting bacteria isolated from the rhizosphere of papaya plants (Carica papaya L. var. Criolla) cultivated in a semi-desert area of Mexico. 6th International Workshop on Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria, Calicut Kerala, India, 5-10 October. Edited by the Indian Institute of Spices Research, p 409.

  21. Holguin G., Carrillo A., Eberhard A., Bashan Y. 2003. Carbon starvation of the PGPB Vibrio Sp. induces tolerance to some types of environmental stress. 6th International Workshop on Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria, Calicut Kerala, India, 5-10 October. Edited by the Indian Institute of Spices Research, p. 393

  22. Bacilio, M., Holguin, G. and Romero, B. 2004. Plant growth promoting bacteria from the roots of semi-desert papaya plants. XXII Reunion Latinoamericana de Rizobiologia & I Reunion Nacional de Fixajacion Biologica de Nitrogeno. 13 a 15 de Setembro de 2004 cidade do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.

  23. Davila-Lule, A., Flores-Mireles, A., Villicaña, C., Ruiz, M.A., Eberhard, A., Gronquist, M., Carrillo, A., Vazquez, P., Holguin, G. 2004. Synthesis of acyl-homoserine lactones by plant growth promoting bacteria isolated from roots of mangroves from Bahia de Balandra, Baja California Sur, Mexico. XXII Reunion Latinoamericana de Rizobiologia & I Reunion Nacional de Fijacion Biologica de Nitrogeno. 13 al 15 de Septiembre de 2004 Ciudad de Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.

  24. Holguin, G. 2004. Comunicacion molecular entre las bacterias de la rizosfera y los mangles: reforestacion. In: Semana Biotecnologica del Instituto Tecnologico de Sonora. Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico. 25.10.2004 (Invited lecture).