Bioscience Discovery, Volume 11, Number 1, Page Number 01-66, Month & Year: Jan. - 2020

The inoculation effect of Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria and AM Fungi on growth and Nitrogen uptake in Vigna cylindrica (L.) Skeel., (L.) Skeels

K. P. Kolkar1, H. C. Lakshman2 and Channabasava A.3*

1Department of studies in Botany, Karnatak Science College, Dharwad- 580001, India.
2 P.G. Department of studies in Botany, Karnatak University Dharwad- 580003, India
3 Department of Botany, Sri Gavisiddeshwar Arts, Science and Commerce College, Koppal-583231

Article Info



Received: 10-11-2019,
Revised: 21-12-2019,
Accepted: 26-12-2019

The influence of a phosphate solubilizing bacteria (Bacillus polymyxa)and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus (Rhizophagus fasciculatus) on growth and phosphorus uptake of Vigna cylindrica (L.) Skeel.,were studied under green house conditions using both sterilized and unsterilized garden soil. AM Fungi and P-solubilizing bacteria inoculated to sterilized soil produced significantly higher growth, biomass, and increase in nodule number and N uptake in root. Moderate or lower growth response was recorded among the plants grown in unsterilized soil with either PSB or AM Fungi inoculation. And thus, a synergistic effect was recorded with increased plant dry matter, nodule number and N uptake in the plants inoculated in sterilized soil as compared to the plants inoculated in unsterilized soil.

Keywords: Vigna cylindrica (L.) Skeel., Bacillus polymyxa, Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AMF), Rhizophagus fasciculatus.

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KP Kolkar, HC Lakshman and Channabasava A, 2020. The inoculation effect of Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria and AM Fungi on growth and Nitrogen uptake in Vigna cylindrica (L.) Skeel., (L.) Skeels. Bioscience Discovery, 11(1):15-19.

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