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Table 1 Biotechnological potential and cosmopolitan features of the Streptomyces species

From: Plant growth promotion by streptomycetes: ecophysiology, mechanisms and applications

Species Strain Isolated from Major characteristics References
S. coelicolor A3(2) Soil The best genetically known representative of the genus [145]
S. xiamenensis DSM 41903T Mangrove sediment Not described [62]
S. axinellae DSM 41948T Mediterranean sponge Axinella polypoides (Porifera) Not described [42]
S. griseus DSM 40236T Soil Producer of streptomycin antibiotic [19]
S. chumphonensis KK1-2T Marine sediments Not described [146]
S. rochei SM3 Decomposed cow dung Alleviates the stresses caused by Sc. sclerotiorum and salt in chickpea [147]
S. fildesensis GW25-5T Antarctic soil Not described [148]
S. scabies ATCC 49173 Potato scab Pathogen of potato scab [149]
S. pseudovenezuelae ACTA 1383 Rhizosphere of Ebenus sibthorpii Antagonist activity against Rhizoctonia solani [122]
S. oryzae S16-07T Surface-sterilized stems of rice Not described [150]
S. wadayamensis A23 Plant tissue of Citrus reticulata Antagonist activity against Xylella fastidiosa [151]
S. kebangsaanensis SUK12T Inner tissue of Portulaca oleracea L. stems Phenazine-1-carboxylic acid producer [152]
S. phytohabitans KLBMP4601T Surface-sterilized roots of Curcuma phaeocaulis Not described [153]
S. diastaticus UENF AC01 Vermicompost of sunflower cake Plant growth-promoting streptomycete. AIA and catalase producer [154, 155]
S. variabillis UENF AC31 Vermicompost of sunflower cake Phosphate solubilizer [154, 155]
  1. T Type strain