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Effect of presowing seed treatment with molybdenum and cobalt on growth, nitrogen and yield in bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)
SummaryBean (Phaseolus vulgaris L. Cv. ‘Burpees Stringless’) seeds were subjected to two cycles of presowing soaking and drying treatments with sodium molybdate and cobalt nitrite at 1 and 5 ppmExpand
Field response of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill ‘Pusa Ruby’) to inoculation with a VA mycorrhizal fungusGlomus fasiculatum and withAzotobacter vinelandii
The response of tomato to inoculation with the vasicular arbuscular mycorrhizal (VAM) fungus Glomus fasiculatum as well as A. vinelandii significantly increased leaf area, shoot dry weight, nitrogen content phosphorus content and yield in respect to uninoculated control. Expand
Parthenium pollen induced feeding by Zygogramma bicolorata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) on sunflower ( Helianthus annuus ) (Compositae)
Investigation resulted in the novel finding that dusting of parthenium pollen, or smearing its extract which contains parthenin, on sunflower leaves also induced feeding responses in adults, and could be one of the factors influencing variability in the feeding behaviour of Z. bicolorata. Expand
Mycorrhizae colonizing actinomycetes promote plant growth and control bacterial blight disease of pomegranate (Punica granatum L. cv Bhagwa)
The findings from this study clearly indicated the possibilities of using mycorrhizae associated actinomycetes as bioinoculant for growth promotion and for control of bacterial blight in pomegranate cultivation. Expand
Nitrogen fixation in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill ‘Pusa Ruby’)
Nitrogen fixation (acetylene reduction) was found in intact tomato plants in the field, in pots and also in aseptic cultures, and the bacterium has been identified as a new species of Azospirillum. Expand
Transgenic banana cv. Rasthali (AAB, Silk gp) harboring Ace-AMP1 gene imparts enhanced resistance to Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense race 1
Highly regenerative embryogenic cell suspensions of cultivar Rasthali were developed using male floral meristems and significantly higher AMP protein content in transgenic lines was negatively correlated and higher root colonization was positively correlated with disease symptoms. Expand
Guava (Psidium guajava L.) rhizosphere Glomus mosseae spores harbor actinomycetes with growth promoting and antifungal attributes
The findings from this current study clearly indicated the possibilities of using mycorrhizae associated actinomycetes as bioinoculant for growth promotion, nutrient mobilization and biocontrol agent in guava seedling production. Expand
Evaluation of arbuscular mycorrhiza and other biocontrol agents in managing Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. Cubense infection in banana cv. Neypoovan
Evaluated biocontrol agents under controlled and field conditions for their efficacy against the pathogen and to detect and quantify the reduction in FOC population revealed Fusarium population was reduced to 0.58 OD in 7 months in G. mosseae and T. harzianum treatment. Expand
Glomus mosseae associated bacteria and their influence on stimulation of mycorrhizal colonization, sporulation, and growth promotion in guava (Psidium guajava L.) seedlings
Combined inoculation of G. mosseae with its associated bacterium, P. putida, significantly improved AM fungal colonization and spore proliferation in addition to enhancement of the growth promotion in guava seedlings. Expand
Performance of SRI under different N sources in sandy loam soils of Agniyar sub-basin, India
A field experiment was conducted on rice at farmer’s fields to compare the performance of SRI with different N sources. The experiment was conducted in sandy loam soil during rabi 2013-14 withExpand