Role of phosphate-solubilizing microorganisms in sustainable agriculture — A review

  title={Role of phosphate-solubilizing microorganisms in sustainable agriculture — A review},
  author={Mohammad Saghir Khan and Almas Zaidi and Parvaze Ahmad Wani},
  journal={Agronomy for Sustainable Development},
Compared with the other major nutrients, phosphorus is by far the least mobile and available to plants in most soil conditions. Although phosphorus is abundant in soils in both organic and inorganic forms, it is frequently a major or even the prime limiting factor for plant growth. The bioavailability of soil inorganic phosphorus in the rhizosphere varies considerably with plant species, nutritional status of soil and ambient soil conditions. To circumvent phosphorus deficiency, phosphate… 

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