Bio-encapsulation of microbial cells for targeted agricultural delivery

  title={Bio-encapsulation of microbial cells for targeted agricultural delivery},
  author={Rojan Pappy John and R. D. Tyagi and Sk Brar and Rao Y. Surampalli and Danielle Pr{\'e}vost},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Biotechnology},
  pages={211 - 226}
Biofertilizers, namely Rhizobium and biocontrol agents such as Pseudomonas and Trichoderma have been well established in the field of agricultural practices for many decades. Nevertheless, research is still going on in the field of inoculant production to find methods to improve advanced formulation and application in fields. Conventionally used solid and liquid formulations encompass several problems with respect to the low viability of microorganisms during storage and field application… 
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