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Salinity Effects on the Physiology of Soil Microorganisms

  1. Daniel Le Rudulier,
  2. Karine Mandon,
  3. Laurence Dupont,
  4. Jean Charles Trinchant

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env279

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Rudulier, D. L., Mandon, K., Dupont, L. and Trinchant, J. C. 2003. Salinity Effects on the Physiology of Soil Microorganisms. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. Université de Nice, Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003


  • Soil Microbiology and Stress Conditions

  • Compatible Solutes and Osmoprotectants

  • Salinity Tolerance in Gram-Positive Soil Bacteria

  • Osmoprotection in Gram-Negative Rhizosphere Bacteria

  • Physiological Effects of Salinity on Rhizobium-Legume Symbiosis


  • halophiles;
  • halotolerant bacteria;
  • osmoprotection of microorganisms;
  • salinity effects;
  • salinity tolerance;
  • soils