Development of multiple co-inoculants of different biofertilizers and their interaction with plants

Tom Miles

Development of multiple co-inoculants of different biofertilizers and their interaction with plants
Pooja Suneja a; S. S. Dudeja a; Neeru Narula a
Department of Microbiology, CCS Haryana Agricultural University. Hisar. India 7 April 2007
Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, Volume 53, Issue 2 April 2007 , pages 221 - 230

Abstract
The present investigation was undertaken to assess the feasibility and compatibility of different biofertilizers like Rhizobium, Azotobacter, Azospirillum, Pseudomonas and Bacillus as co-cultured multiple inoculant. The microbe-microbe interaction under cultural conditions, in charcoal-based carrier and with pigeonpea and mungbean plants was determined. Under cultural conditions, co-inoculation of Azotobacter, Bacillus, Pseudomonas and Rhizobium resulted in reduced growth of Rhizobium. A co-culture multiple inoculant in sterilized fine wood charcoal powder (200 g) of Azotobacter, Azospirillum, Bacillus and Pseudomonas containing more than 2