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Interaction between amf (Glomus geosporum) Rhizobium, Azospirillum and their effect on three leguminous plant to improve growth and N, P, K, uptake

Chaitra B Negalur and H C Lakshman

Microbiology Laboratory, P. G. Department of Studies in Botany, Karnatak University
Pavate Nagar, Dharwad-580 003, Karnataka - India.

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Received: 19-01-2016,
Revised: 01-03-2016,
Accepted: 11-03-2016

The interaction between AM fungus Rhizobium and Azospirillum was undertaken on three leguminous crop plants Cicer arietinum L., Vigna unguiculata L., and Vigna radiata L. under green house condition. Results revealed that triple inoculation of Rhizobium, AM fungus (Glomus geosporum) with Azospirillum showed a significant plant growth biomass yield, percent root colonization, spore number, nodule number, Nitrogen, Phosphorus content in shoots of Cicer arietinum L. and Vigna unguiculata  L. compare to dual inoculation or single inoculation. However no improvement was observed in control/noninoculated plants. The Vigna radiata L. responded positively with dual inoculation of Rhizobiuam with AM fungus (Glomus geosporum). This change has not been recorded in control plants compared to single/triple inoculation. The varied response with three leguminous crop plants with three bioinoculants and their importance have been discussed.

Glomus geosprum, Cicer arietinum L., Vigna ungiculata L., Vigna radiata L., Leguminous crops, Nitrogen uptake.

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Chaitra B Negalur and HC Lakshman, 2016. Interaction between amf (Glomus geosporum) Rhizobium, Azospirillum and their effect on three leguminous plant to improve growth and N, P, K, uptake. Science Research Reporter, 6(1):68-74.

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