Original Research Article I Volume 4 I Issue 2 I 2016

Biodegradation of glyphosate herbicide by bacterial isolates from Banana (Musa spp.) Plantation soil

M. N. Abubacker; M. Visvanathan; S. Srinivasan

Biolife; 2016, 4(2), pp 243-250



Glyphosate (N-phosphonomethyl Glycine) is an organophosphorus pesticide with dangerous effects by enters the food chain of Ecosystem. In this study, the biodegradation of glyphosate herbicide by native bacteria isolated from glyphosate sprayed banana plantation soil was investigated.


Glyphosate, Biodegradation, Native bacterial strains


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Article Dates:

Received: 3 April 2016; Accepted: 17 May 2016; Published: 2 June 2016

How To Cite:

M. N. Abubacker, M. Visvanathan, & S. Srinivasan. (2022). Biodegradation of glyphosate herbicide by bacterial isolates from Banana (Musa spp.) Plantation soil. Biolife, 4(2), 243–250. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7317663

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