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December 2022

Biofertilizer recommendation for Sugarcane crops

Microbial inoculants like Azospirillum, Acetobacter, Azotobector, and Phosphate solubilizing biofertilizer (PSB) are proposed for sugarcane. The initial three fertilizers are nitrogen-fixing bacteria and PSB is used to convert the insoluble phosphorus into a more absorbable form for the root of these plants. Sugarcane is one of the prominent cash crops in India that is grown …

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Measures to protect crops from powdery and downy mildew

Have you ever spotted white chalky patches or uneven spread of yellowish coating on leaves?  If yes, then you have come across the foliar diseases that the crops suffer from due to fungal infection, and expands more in presence of supportive weather conditions that can accelerate the contamination. It ruins the overall health of the …

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Best biofertilizer recommendation for cotton

Azotobacter chroococcum and Bacillus cereus are the topmost contenders for a fiber crop like cotton. This dicotyledon plant is mainly produced in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, and parts of Andhra Pradesh & Karnataka. On a beginner’s note – Why use biofertilizers?  Agriculture is considered the fundamental livelihood source for 58% …

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